Enjoy and participate in a sampling of the beautiful traditional dances celebrated each spring by the diverse people of the Silk Road. Program includes the colorful scarf dance of the Iranian Qashqai people, basket dance of the Iranian Gilaki people, Turkish spoon dance, Kurdish or Azerbaijani Harvest dance, and more. Introduced with narrative and traditional clothing, the music and dances provide insight into the ethnic culture and life of the communities of their origin. Participants will also have an opportunity to learn some of the dances!
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