Astypalea is known for its many traditional and individual musicians. The folk musicians Mainly lutanist violinists and is accompanied by the accompanying music festivals cycle time and life of the inhabitants.
He played songs according to mood and sorrows of each and made the world to dance continuously. Touches the soul of the dancer who reward the musician with "chartoura" ie tip.
Born in Astypalea in a poor fisherman's family with his father. His grandfather played the lyre while his father knew lute. Go with the "machinery" in Hydra and the accompanying music, engineers embark. Nikita, however, always wanted to learn violin.She went to Rhodes to be taught and worked with great zeal which allowed a great musician and dear.
The Jordan was from Simi. The self-taught lutanist Astypalea came with a rowboat that there he found his love.The real work was sponge, but the passion was music.
After the death of Nikita, founded the Municipal Conservatory of Astypalea.A major innovation initiative for the creation of conditions for music education with serious prospects for children of Astypalea.
Here you can listen to download as authentic island songswith voice and violin immortal victory and the lute of Jordan.