“Everything in dance is poetry. Every movement describes a story, a feeling. The dancer takes the audience into a world of fairy tales.” ~Farima Berenji
Celebrate Norouz, Persian New Year, in this cultural dance and music studio gathering with dance performances by the Simorgh Dance Collective, Farima Berenji and Bay Area guest artists, live music, and potluck. Includes silent auction of elegant costumes, jewelry, accessories, and many treasures.
Stay for open floor dancing at the end. Musicians and dancers feel free to come show your talent.
Bring a potluck dish to share. Suggested admission: $10-15 donation.
Donations gratefully appreciated. All profits help fund dancers of the Simorgh Dance Collective acquire costumes, research, and stage a future dance projects.
A worldwide collaboration of expert and emerging dancers and musicians devoted to cross-cultural dialogue and artistic collaboration through traditional, classical, and sacred dance styles of the Silk Road.
Farima is an award winning, internationally acclaimed performing artist, instructor, dance ethnologist, and archeologist. She specializes in sacred, classical, and folkloric dances of the Silk Road. Farima is the founder and artistic director of the Farima Dance Company and the Simorgh Dance Collective. Recognized as one of few world experts and scholars of Persian dance history, Farima infuses spirituality into her dance and teachings to impassion, empower, and inspire.
Near the 4th Street Bowl. Nearest cross streets are 4th St and Koll Circle. Come into the parking lot and proceed to the left, AROUND TO THE BACK of the building. It is well lit and there is plenty of parking. Enter through the back door.