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Folk Dances with Live Music from New England & Iranian Kurdistan
February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
We bring together two minorities of Helsinki and invite everyone to play and dance along their traditional music and dances.
Kaikukatu 4 B
18:30 – Welcoming words
18:45 – music/dances from New England
19:30 – Break
19:45 – music/dances from Iranian Kurdistan
20:30 – End
This event is designed for everyone, previous experience is not required. Musicians or aspiring musicians are welcomed to join the musicians and play the traditional dance songs and how to perform music for the dances. Dancers will be invited to learn the steps and form of the dances by performing it together with live music.
All kind of music instruments and dance levels are welcome. Just bring your instrument, voice and body!
INVITED MUSICIANS & DANCE TEACHERS:
Here are some of the tunes and dances we will play at the event. You can try them out to get an overall idea of what it is about. We will also learn them by ear and step by step during the event:
WHAT TO EXPECT?
here a glimpse of Marouf’s team at a previous WMS’ event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B1qEZ6iWa8
This event is part of the World In Motion Now! Organized by Global music and the World Music School. This event is based on the events organized by the World Music School Helsinki which aim to connect the local cultural minorities through music and to teach through these music as a mother language.
The venue is wheelchair accessible