Yannina


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Yannina,

Greece: see IoánninaIoánnina
, city (1991 pop. 56,699), capital of Ioánnina prefecture, NW Greece, in Epirus, on Lake Ioánnina. The chief city of Epirus, it is the commercial center for an agricultural region. Manufactures include textiles and gold and silver products.
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But for better or worse, that walk is in fact taken--or Yannina is visited--by a writer in hopes of finding something to write about, Then you have not simply imitated or recollected experience, but experience in the light of a projected emotion, like a beam into which what you encounter will seem to have strayed.
For example, he muses similarly on duality in "Yannina" about the powerful tyrant Ali Pasha, who is both gentle and cruel.
Byron had thought of writing a tale based on the stoning of a pregnant sixteen-year-old Turkish girl according to an edict of the 'sanguinary Rajah' of Yannina forbidding 'incontinence with a Christian', but he found it 'too terrible for any pen'.
The setting in and around Yannina (the author's birthplace in 1952) is harsh and inhospitable, but much more desirable than the harshness and despair that compelled these North Epirus Greeks to find refuge in the land of their ancestry.
Performing tracks from his debut EP Yannina as well as his latest single Carousel, he had the crowd cheering in delight.
So Suntrapp it was - a Newcastle-based indiefolk outfit, describing itself as a harmonycentric mash up between Neil Young and the Beach Boys and preparing release a debut EP, Yannina, later in the year.
Jake will launch Carousel at a special gig at Tynemouth's Surf Cafe on April 15 where he will also be playing material from his debut EP Yannina.
Silhouettes is the second song to surface from the forthcoming debut EP, Yannina and follows on from introductory track, All The Seas, as well as stand-alone single New Morning which picked up plaudits from Lauren Laverne and Tom Robinson at BBC 6 Music alongside ample blog adoration from the likes of The 405, Folk Radio UK and For Folk's Sake, culminating in a slot at The Roundhouse Rising Festival.
The first cut from their forthcoming debut EP, Yannina, All The Seas is a smart, sensitive introduction to a record inspired by Neil Young's emotive narratives and The Beach Boys' carefree pop but, most importantly, the overlooked simplicities of day-to-day life.