This video displays the daily life of a person living in Antia, and how they use Sfyria everyday as a way of communication. Their lives consist of many traditional practices, and through connecting their practices with their language, it is quite apparent that they pride themselves in their unique language. This shows its importance of Sfyria in the small village.
The author of this article, Ethel Dilouambaka, explains primarily what Sfyria is and how it is impacted by Greek language and how it's useful as the sound waves of whistles carry a lot farther than regular speech. This shows not only its use if it is ever revived, it also displays a tie between Greek culture and tradition to the Sfyria language. This further stresses the importance of preservation, as culture is always relevant to a group of people. Also, if there is a proven use for a language, there is no reason not to help in its preservation.
This article goes in depth on the nature of Sfyria. Specifically, it goes into what the language is, the origin of whistled communication, and how the language is going slowly into extinction. Displaying where the language is from and how it came have such a unique definitive characteristic stresses the importance of the language, as it shows that the language is more than just a series of whistles.
This article informs the reader on Sfyria and how the speakers of the language interact amongst themselves via whistling. The article displays more of the culture of Antia, rather than just how Sfyria is endangered. Through this, the reader learns how dear the language is to the residents of Antia, and truly how important it is to their history and culture.
This article explains what the language of Syfria is and how it is used throughout the village of Antia. It emphasizes the topic of the language slowly dying and how the language only has 6 known speakers. Furthermore, it discusses how Antia's population has declined from 250 to 37. The importance of the whistled language is highlighted throughout the article. Sfyria is a staple part of Antia and if the language dies, the culture will as well.