Not all summers happen to be tuned to a sweet note, even though there are so many expectations we have from this enlightening period of the year. But there is nothing that would stop us from bringing little pieces of our own sweetness in any way we can. My favorite piece of a sweet but healthy summer heaven is all yours now…:)
Hello my dear Health Fighters,
it’s been a while since I’ve posted some sexy, delicious, colourful, and mainly, super healthy recipe that would brighten the mood of your mind and tummy. This time, I went for a purely vegetarian recipe which is colourful enough to paint smile on your face; difficult enough to taste more deservedly; healthy enough to make your tummy dance and sing “Hey, Hey Hippie” from joy; and charming enough to flirt with all of your senses. Continue reading
Her antique and balmy voice captivates your ears; the colours of her oriental energy paint ornaments inside your soul; and the calm warmth of her performance contrasting the rhythm of her melody, leaves you at the mercy of a peaceful musical crescendo. Kalia’s voice will charm your senses and take you back to the ancient stages in Greece and Asia Minor, performing music composed by traditions and tuned by a breath of history.
Kalia Baklitzanaki is a professional singer and nay player,performing traditional vocal music from the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Although her musical heart seems to be attached to her Greek homeland,the island of Crete, Kalia is half Greek, half English.
After finishing her studies of Ethnomusicology and Ethnochoreology, where she researched the relationship between music and dance in the Mediterranean and Middle East, Kalia moved to London. She works as a performer, singer, composer as well as a teacher of singing and playing one of the world’s oldest instruments-nay. Additionally, Kalia accompanies her singing with instruments such as percussion, kanoun, double bass, violin, guitar, as well as many other traditional instruments inspired by number of performances she did with many internationally known artists from all around the world. Continue reading
Music has always been the language we never had to learn to speak with, the food we never had to queue for, the drug we could overdose ourselves with and it never harmed us, the place we could always run to without making a single step. Beethoven named it “a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy”; Plato believed that “music gives a soul to the universe”; and Einstein said that he “lives his daydreams in music and he sees his life in terms of music”.