This is my name Areti Ketime.
I am musician & singer from Greece I play the Santouri and sing Traditional songs from variety music of Greece. Greek Traditional ♫ Rempetika ♫ Smyrneika.
I Was born and growned up in Athens, my origins come from villages of Messologi.
I Started to learn how to play the santouri from the nameable teacher Aristeidis Moschos . I took also lessons from Βelorussian virtuoso Aggelia Tkatsieva.
12 years old when my teacher passed away, I didn’t have way how to learn new songs to santouri and without understand how
I started to sing.
2003: To tragoudi tis Aretis, MINOS-EMI
2010: Me ti foni tis Aretis, LEGEND
2011: Kali Tyxi, LEGEND
2012: Pinakas zografikis, ΚΑΘΡΕΦΤΗΣ
2014: Aidonaki mou, Re-Define Productions
2004: I opened the ceremony of the Olympic games of Athens with the traditional song ’’ Mes toy Aigaiou ‘’.
2006: I played at Epidaurus the Greek ancient tragedy ‘’Oidipous Tyranos’’.
I also played with Estoudiantina in concerts and celebrations all over the Greece and performance ‘review in Apostolos Kaldaras’. With Melina Aslanidou,Stelios Dionysiou.
The Next years I played a lot with Manos Ahalinotopoulos (klarino) and Estoudiantina
2008: In the music Hall of Thessaloniki (during the orthodox adorable week) ‘‘Byzantine hymns of the holly week’’ orchestra of municipality Thessaloniki.
I also played at patriarchate of Alexandria with G.Papaemanouil at patriarchate ’s library inauguration.
I Played with With George Kotsinis in Aristi Hepirus tribute in ‘’songs emigration’’
2009: I played with Eleni Vitali & Haig Yazdijian at Kyttaro Hall .
2010: I played at ‘’Half note jazz club’’ with Dilek Koc the program ‘’our common songs’’ Greece Turkey.
I played with orchestra of Mikis Theodorakis in his birthday at Lycabetus theatre.
Also at ''Onasis Cultural center'' tribute to the Greek composers Stayros Kougioumtzis & Dimitris Lagios and the author ''Panait Istrati''
With Dimitris Papadimitriou,Maria Farantouri,Pantelis Thalassinos,Manolis Lidakis,Orfeas Peridis,Foteini Velesiotou.
2011: TV shows ‘‘Byzantine hymns of the holly week’’ with Charilaos Taliadoros and Christos Chalkias.
Summer tour with TAKIM BAND and Pantelis Thalassinos around the Greece
2012: I Played with Glykeria and Dilek Koc ‘’smirneiko minore’’ tribute to Asia minor music .
2013-2014: Pontian songs with Tsahouridi brothers – Konstantinos & Matthaios .
Theatrical play -children version- ''Erotokritos & Aretousa'' Ilias Karellas (Director) theatre Kappa.
I played also with Vassilis Saleas and his sons Nikos and Stamatis at tv show ‘’Oloi oi kaloi horane’’
2015: America tour with Grigoris & Petros Papaemanouil. Manolis Kottoros violin, Achilleas Wastor (maestro).
Shantel & Areti Ketime / EastWest - Dysi Ki Anatoli music-lyrics Areti Ketime & Shantel .
2016: Areti Ketime & Katerina Tsiridou European tour with Rembetiko project
2017-2017: "To agori me tin valitsa" theatre for children of Ilias Karellas with Dimitris Makalias (star) My music direction sounds Armenia Arabic and sefardi songs.
National finalist for 2018 Eurovision Concert-Lisbon, with the song "don't forget the sun"- "Min ksehnas ton ilio" lyrics and music Dimitris Karras
In general I have worked and I am still working with all the folk artists of my country and not just them, in celebrations but also in concerts !