The Film WHOSE IS THIS SONG? Nationalism and Identity through the lens of Adela Peeva e-book
By Eleni Elefterias Kostakidis
A documentary tracing the origins of the song ΑΠΟ ΞΕΝΟ ΤΟΠΟ around the Balkan area, WHOSE SONG IS THIS by Director / filmaker ADELA PEEVA is the subject of this e-book.
A song whose music is well known throughout the Balkans, Greece and Turkey and which is claimed by so many countries as their own music and that they are not willing to share with the 'Other'.
The subject is example of the cultural and political problems faced by many ethnic and nationalistic groups, in South-East Europe, that can be traced back centuries and endure till this day.
Researcher, Eleni Elefterias Kostakidis, is an academic and teacher of Modern Greek at the University of Sydney and has studied Ethnomusicology (UNE) and Film studies. She holds a BA Communications degree (UTS) as well as a BA(HONS) from USYD.
The film is also available for purchase here http://bilingualbookshop.com.au/whose-is-this-song/