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One of the last "whistlers"

Kyriakoula Yiannakari is one of the last living speakers of "Whistling," the whistled language of the village of Antia, in Euboea. She tells us about the language, and about her life in the village where people communicate by whistling.
Giannakari Kyriaki
Field Reporter
Vlachos Stavros
  • Producer Stavros Vlachos
  • Sound Designer Iasonas Theofanou
  • Sound Editor Spyros Lymperopoulos
  • Video Director Daphne Matziaraki
  • Voiceover Daphne Remoundou

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The last "whistlers"

In Antia, a mountain village in Euboea, the few remaining inhabitants speak "Whistling." A unique language that consists of whistling sounds, its origins are lost in the mists of time.

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