Gi Mou Kipros
Nasia Trachonitou is a singer with a personal style who has over the years progressed very steadily and successfully in the Cyprus music environment. Nasia was born in Nicosia and since she was very young she felt the need to be involved with music and especially with singing. At the age of 15, being a high school student, she started her first vocal lessons with conductor Andros Natar. She then joined the choir of the Cyprus National Music school and continued her studies with other music lessons. After her graduation from the high school, she joined the Cyprus Police Band as a flute performer and as a vocalist. She continued her music lessons and obtained a degree on flute performance. She participated in many song competitions in Cyprus (Laiki, CYBC etc) winning prizes and awards. Nasia took part in many concerts organised by well known and reputable Cypriot composers, such as Nasos Panayiotou, Marios Meletiou, Doros Georgiades, Savvas Savva and others. She participated as a guest singer in various other CD releases including Yiannakis Varnava, Marios Meletiou, George Kallis, George Rodosthenous, George Adamou, Niki Menelaou and Demetris Constantinou. She is an active member of the folkloric dancing group "VRAKA LAOGRAPHICOS OMILOS". She participated in many folkloric festivals both in Cyprus and abroad promoting the Cypriot traditional songs and culture. Nasia has released three personal compact discs. The first CD is titled 'Filacto' and was released on December 1998. Includes ten songs composed by Savvas Savva and Andreas Yerolemou with lyrics by Vasos Venizelos and Andreas Yerolemou. The second CD is titled "Gi mou Kipros" (My land Cyprus) and was released on December 1999 and . The CD includes eight of the best songs composed by Achilleas Limbouridis with lyrics by famous Cypriot poets like Demetris Lipertis and Costas Montis, in a new production by Doros Georgiades. The CD also includes the song "Gi mou Kipros" by George Serdaris, two new songs by Doros Georgiades and the very popular song by Michalis Violaris "Oulla chalali tou". Achilleas Limbouridis is considered the leader in composing songs with lyrics in the Cypriot dialect. Nasia's latest CD release is titled 'Yiasemi mou' and includes ten traditional songs from Cyprus. Nasia took part in a lot of concerts with traditional music in co-operation with the ANERADA ensemble. Nasia participated in a concert with the Cyprus State Orchestra, with traditional songs from Cyprus.