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"Sirtaki dance was an ancient Greek"

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Sirtaki was created in 1964 for the film Zorba the Greek, since the original steps of Greek folk dances were too difficult for the protagonist of Anthony Quinn (1915-2001). It is still related to the ancient Greek dances as Sirte and Hasapikos. The soundtrack for Zorba the Greek and Ancient Sirtaki was made by Mikis Theodorakis (born 1925) - renowned composer and fighter of the Resistance.
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