04/15 Dabkeh: Palestinian Folk Dance at OTS


Join Old Town School of Folk Music for a Dabkeh workshop with Muna Zarour.  Dabkeh is a type of folk group dance common in various regions of the Levant (Syria, Lebanon, Palestine). The term “Dabkeh” is an Arabic word for foot stomping, the dance is usually performed in a circle while holding hands, symbolizing solidarity and unity. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be prepared to participate in an energetic dance that involves jumping and foot stomping to fast paced music. Muna Zarour is a Chicago based choreographer who specializes in both traditional and contemporary forms of dabkeh. Muna will walk you through the basic steps (and perhaps more complex ones) towards what promises to be a fun packed evening.

8.30pm Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625 • 773.728.6000

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s