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OUR TEAM

Our team has the aim that Epirus’ modern visitors share the remnants of a civilisation, which is at the same time very remote in time, but simultaneously, because of its forcefulness, a very near-time civilisation, which has its roots in antiquity.

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Vaggelis Roumpas

Born in Athens to parents originating from the north-western region of Ioannina. From an early age he dealt with the traditional dance at feasts and festivals of his parents’ region.

He participated as a key member of the dance group “Greek dances Dora’s Stratou Theatre” and as a dance teacher in the beginners’ adults department. He has also taught at cultural centers and clubs in the region of Attica, while he has participated in the research project the “EPIRUS of Pentatonia”, a book series, four CDs and a DVD, as a choreographer and dancer.

Alongside, he has been doing ethnographic research in the villages of Pogoni/Epirus, in the wider area of Konitsa in Epirus, in the Përmet region of  south-eastern Albania,  in Klimatia/Ioannina, in Goumenissa/Kilkis, Panagia/Trikala and has recorded songs in the area of Metsovo. Results of his research have been presented at the DORA’ S STRATOU Theatre of Greek dance and compact disks of RADIUS.

Even today he is a consultant at the DORA STRATOU Theatre on presentation issues of epirotic dances.

He has been working as a geologist engineer and hydro–geologist for over twenty years in large construction projects in Greece and in projects such as registering water supplies, water resource management and water settlements in the region of Epirus. He lives in Ioannina.

stathis sakkas

Born in Ioannina and for five years a member of a Greek traditional dance group. He participated regularly at performances of traditional dances in Greece and abroad. Furthermore, he was part of a music band with repertoire of traditional music in Epirus. For twenty years he has dealt with archaeological sites and more extensively with the topology of Epirus, particularly with:

 –  Studies and presentations to a wide audience.

  – Guided tours for tourists from all around the world.

 –  Excursions to mountainous destinations.

For twenty-five years he has been responsible for public relations in international businesses and cultural organisations. Up to now, he has been guiding friends from all over the world at the most beautiful archaeological sites and places of Epirus.

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