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Focus on Folklore: Egyptian Survey with Faten

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Focus on Folklore: Egyptian Survey with Faten
Focus on Folklore: Egyptian Survey with Faten

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Jan 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

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About the Event

Let's spend January learning about folkloric dance!  The Focus on Folklore series will offer a return to the roots of bellydance, investigating traditional dances from Persia, Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia, and the Magreb.  Join us to connect modern practices to a rich history.

Faten, the founder of Al-Massraweya, is a leader in Folkloric Egyptian style. Faten is a Master Instructor who has taught many of the instructors who are teaching today. She has 50 years of experience in this the Egyptian Folkloric dance style.  She formed an elite private troupe in 1976 and travelled to Jordan, Qatar, Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and the United States.  Faten is one of the first to teach and demonstrate the influence of folkloric dance and the creator of the Al-Massraweya Intensive Certification.  

In this workshop, Faten will cover some Egyptian folklore and the ways it influences current styles.  

This class will be held via Zoom meeting.  Participants will receive a link to the class in an email confirming registration. You will also receive a link to a recording of the class that you can download to use at another time. The workshop cost is $40.

Keep your eyes open for workshop announcements for other teachers in the Focus on Folklore January workshop series!


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