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Simorgh Dance Spring Celebration and Fundraiser
March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$10
Georgian Dance Workshop with Iveria Dance Group, Silk Road Bazaar, Social Dancing, and more…
Join the Simorgh Dance Community for our annual spring celebration and fundraiser. Learn and enjoy some traditional folk dances and music of Georgia, take home some ethnic treasures from a Silk Road bazaar, enjoy refreshments and sweets, enjoy dance performances and live music, then celebrate in a Silk Road dance party.
All proceeds help benefit the work of the Simorgh Dance Collective.
Georgian Dance Workshop
This time we will be teaching fun traditional and modern Georgian dances and technique. The dances will be taught by guest instructors of the Iveria Georgian Dance Group. All levels of skill will be accommodated.
Silk Road Bazaar
Visit our Silk Road Bazaar with specialty ethnic clothing, hand-made articles, veils, and jewelry for sale from our travels to Iran, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. Come browse for rare and unusual ethnic costume dresses, skirts, vests, and more, vintage as well as new and unused, from our company collection.
Enjoy exciting performances of Silk Road folk dances as members of the Simorgh Dance Collective and the Iveria Dance Group showcase dances with live music during our evening holiday celebration.
After the workshops join friends in dance and stay for our Silk Road dance party including traditional music played live by members of the Iveria Georgian Dance Group.
Suggested Donation: $10
The Simorgh Dance Collective is a world community of artists devoted to educate and present traditional, classical, and sacred dance styles of the Silk Road. Since 2007, it is the first Iranian dance collective to be led by an Iranian woman. It is also honored to be the first Persian dance company to perform during a reception for President Obama. It currently has member companies and artist affiliations in Alaska, Canada, Turkey, UK, Iran, and the US. simorghdance.com