What is Syrtos ? What country is Syrtos unique to ?
Although Syrtos is known as the Greek folk dance, it is not actually of Greece. But this dance has somehow identified with Greece. Syrtos is actually an Albanian dance.
Syrtos is a dance famous for its broken plates. As far as I know it is unique to Greece.
There is a misconception that Syrtos is a Greek dance. Syrtos is essentially the dance of Orthodox Albanians in Istanbul. The Greeks later saw this dance and adapted it to them.
Syrtaki, or Syrtos, as a dance was specially choreographed for the needs of the film Zorba the Greek. It is a traditional dance of Greeks.
Syrtaki is a popular Greek dance. It was created in the early 1960s. The movie Zorba the Greek played a significant role in its formation.
Syrtaki, or Syrtos, is based on Hasapiko or Hasapo-Serviko.
If you really wonder how Syrtos, a traditional Greek dance, is performed, you can watch this video.
**Syrtaki, or Syrtos, is a popular dance of Greek origin, choreographed by Giorgos Provias for the 1964 film Zorba the Greek.