Music . . . Dancing . . . Singing . . .
The Greeks call it Kefi – when the music is
playing and the joys of life consume you making you want to jump,
dance and yell OPA! The Atlanta Greek Festival is all about Kefi!
Let the continuous live Greek music and traditional bouzouki fill
you while you enjoy our spectacular, energetic live traditional Greek
dance performances by Atlanta’s very own national-award winning
We dare you not to yell OPA!
Check our the Entertainment Schedule for 2012!
The dance shows are performed by the Cathedral’s very own
award winning dance group and will be full of flips, thrills and surprises. Any joyous Greek
function is considered incomplete without music, dancing and singing.
Vibrant bouzouki music are all part of the continuous entertainment
presented for you.
Their show is not only about the dances of Greece but
is also a spiritual and mythical journey through Greek heritage
and tradition for the viewer. Their repertoire consists of over
200 traditional dances from all over Greece, Cyprus and Asia Minor,
as well as Greek contemporary dances.
The group has headlined at the Atlanta Greek Festival for
the last 20 years and have become a highlight of
the celebration. Alpha-Omega Sound brings their listeners the best
in traditional and contemporary Greek music. The band, made of
local Atlanta Greeks, specializes in authentic Greek music. They
play a variety of music from different regions of Greece, as well
as songs from the popular artists of today. Their repertoire includes
a vast selection of listening and dancing songs that have brought
Greek Festival a sound and feeling of its own.
Nick Demos & the Greek Islanders
Established in 1982, Nick Demos & the Greek Islanders have appeared frequently before audiences throughout the United States. The group has been featured at Greek Festivals, Conventions and Conferences associated with the American Hellenic Education Progressive Association (AHEPA) as well as affairs associated with the 1996 Centennial Olympiad in Atlanta. Members of the group also performed at two events honoring His All-Holiness, Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople during his historic visit to the United States in the fall of 1997.
The ensemble has given numerous concert performances including concerts with the acclaimed Nashville Chamber Orchestra in 2000, the Romeiko Vocal Ensemble at the 1996 DeKalb International Choral Festival in Atlanta, the Troupe Hellas Dancers at the Rialto Center for the Arts in Atlanta in 1997 and 2000 and with the Northwest Georgia Winds in 2004 in Rome, GA. In August, 2006, the group was featured at the 2006 Conference of the International Clarinet Association.
Aside from the concert hall, the band has provided entertainment for numerous private affairs in 11 states and over 40 cities in an area stretching from Cleveland, OH to West Palm Beach, FL to Dallas, Texas.