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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Kontodaskalakis, Constantinos (Gus), 1949-"
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Annual Grecian Festival

Annual Grecian Festival

Date
1987-02-21
Description
Eigth color slides. Includes images of Kontodaskalakis dancing. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Greek dancer Gus Kontodaskalakis performing for students

Greek dancer Gus Kontodaskalakis performing for students

Date
1988-03-11
Description
Fifteen color slides. Born in Crete, Greece, Gus learned traditional Greek dancing from his family. He moved to Florida in 1974. In the interview, he discusses dancing in Greece; types of Greek dancing; his family history; Zorba dancing; and other Greek traditions. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Gus Kontodaskalakis interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Gus Kontodaskalakis interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-08-17
Description
One audio cassette. Born in Crete, Greece, Kontodaskalakis learned traditional Greek dancing from his family. He moved to Florida in 1974. In the interview, he discusses dancing in Greece; types of Greek dancing; his family history; Zorba dancing (sirtaki); and other Greek traditions.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Annual Grecian FestivalAnnual Grecian FestivalStill ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Performing arts
Dance
Body movement
Dancers
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Greek dancer Gus Kontodaskalakis performing for studentsGreek dancer Gus Kontodaskalakis performing for studentsStill ImageFieldwork
Classrooms
Students
Children
Teaching of folklore
Education
Elementary schools
Demonstrations
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Dance
Dancers
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a_s1685_06_tape01Gus Kontodaskalakis interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Greek Americans
International folk dance
Dancers
Emigration
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