Hellenic Cultural Center of the Southwest Hellenic Cultural Center of the Southwest Hellenic Cultural Center of the Southwest Greece: A Legacy of Cultural Enlightenment

“The Hellenic Cultural Center of the Southwest”

in association with the

Cretans of Houston


“Greek Belle Époque

The Tango Era”

Moment from 2010 concert

In an effort to promote Hellenic Culture in the Southwest region of the US, Hellenic cultural center of the southwest and the Cretans of Houston,  present for 2nd year in a row, the musical event of the year. 

On the 17th of September, at 4:30 PM CSTat the Wortham Center of Houston (house of Houston’s Grand Opera) in the Cullen Theater, we present to quality music lovers, “Greek Belle Époque: The Tango Era”.

This year in Houston's top concert theater, there will be the first time to be presented ever musical masterpieces written 100 years ago but never before n public. Along with them, you will be able to sing some well-known tunes from Greek and from the international realm.

We are creating Hellenic History in Houston! Be there to experience firsthand the richness of Greek heritage. 

This year it is of the utmost importance to get to know what Greece can offer.

Tickets are available for ONLINE purchasing!

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It is a the perfect gift for your mother or father and  grand parents. You will help them to remember and sing songs they sang when they were young!

It is the perfect gift for your special someone, for your wife, or your husband, for a romantic music stroll in paths that touch your most sensitive emotions!

It is the perfect gift for you! to listen to music that will make you feel different! Get to know the magical Hellenic  music that you probably had never heard before!

It is the best gift for your Kids that will be introduced to high quality music that survived for 100 years. Something different from the marketing servings of one season hits!

Get to see European style Tango dance.


  • Hrysoula Stefanaki



  • David Nachmias on Piano 
  • Jeffrey D. Adams on Clarinet;
  • Ema Armanious on Flute;
  • Nancy J. Francis on Cello;
  • Richard Baum on Violin.

Lyrics Translations

  • Yannis Remediakis
  • Danai Liakou


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The “Belle Époque” of tango in Greece


The Belle Époque or La Belle Époque (for beautiful era) was a period in European social history that began in the late 19th century (1880) and lasted until the end of World War I. During this period, some profound changes occurred in science, technology, literature and in art: the telephone joined the telegraph as a means of communication, gas lighting gave way to electric light, the cinematograph and the phonograph were gradually becoming parts of daily life and entertainment.

The Belle Époque is described as a period of romanticism and optimismwhere the Parisian aesthetics

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