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Anamnisi Band

Anamnisi is a Greek band from Wellington, New Zealand. The name ‘Anamnisi’ originates from the Greek word meaning ‘memories’. Anamnisi has a range of influences including Notis Sfakianakis, Mitropanos, and Dimitri Mpasis. They play regularly at the Odysseus Brotherhood Inc dances, Oikos Restaurant and at the annual Paniyiri Greek Food Festival.

Members:  Peter Carras (Vocals), Tony Tziakis (Vocals, Bouzouki), Chris Rekatsinas (Guitar), Nick Christie (Bass), Jason Giannoutsos (Drums).

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Please contact Peter Carras on 0273336798 for bookings.

The Greek Band

Older generation, more traditional band, playing mainly Rebetiko and golden oldie songs from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Influences include Vasilis Tsitsanis, Giorgos Mitsakis, Yiannis Papaioannou, Markos Vamvakaris, Manos Hatzidakis, Mikis Theodorakis and Stavros Xarhakos.

Members:  George Photiadis (Bouzouki), Demetrius Christoforou (Piano Accordion), Costa Christie (Vocals, Percussion), George Kotrotsos (Bass), Dimitrios Papadopoulos (Vocals).

Please contact via the Greek Orthodox Community contact number, email, or contact form (below).

Kali Ora

Kali Ora are a bunch of Greek and Cypriot kids making traditional Greek music Kali Ora means 'a good time' in Greek. It sounds a lot like Kia Ora.

Members:  Izzy (Vocals), Marika Pratley (Vocals), Nicole Bares (Violin), Panayiotis Matsis (Bass), Max George (Darbuka), Chris Ding (Bongo), Theo Sekeris (Piano Accordion, Flute).

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