Seriously. What happened? Are we becoming a people who forgot what our culture is all about? Are we going soft? Have we replaced taverna nights at festivals with a CD thats called Greece’s Greatest Hits from 1972, that only plays Milo Mou Kokino on repeat? We have gone soft folks and I am not happy about this. It’s unfortunate to say, but the time has come where the Taverna Nights at the festivals have become extinct.
For those who don’t know what Taverna Nights were then let me explain to you. Taverna Nights would usually be on the Saturday night of whatever festival you would be attending. From there everyone would flock to the festival and a huge event would occur, consisting of food, drink, dance and music. Small halls would be packed to capacity and the entire community would be there. I was lucky enough to have experienced this, but for others who are not as fortunate, you are truly missing out.Continue Reading