They used to dance Siganos holding each otherís hand. During the era of Turkish occupation it became a team dance, the dance of friendship, the chain of unity and freedom and thus, the spiritual expression of the Cretan people.
It is the loversí dance. It expresses the rich emotions of the Cretan people - lifeís eternal song. In ancient years it was a war dance. In times of peace it became the dance of love. It is named after its small, noiseless and playful steps. It is one of the most beautiful love dances of our country.