Sianos is a Greek dance meant to open festivities or social gatherings. Sianos is also known on the island of Karpathos as Kato Horos . The men start off the dance and the women eventually join in. The dancers hold hands in a basket weave (cross) formation. The leader and last dancer is always male. The time signature is in 2/4. There are six steps to the dance, which is similar to the Sta Tria.