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Folk Dances with Live Music from New England & Iranian Kurdistan

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free
New England Iranian Kurdistan Folk Music WMS

FREE ENTRANCE!

New England Iranian Kurdistan Folk Music WMS

WHAT?
We bring together two minorities of Helsinki and invite everyone to play and dance along their traditional music and dances.

WHERE:
Caisa, Helsinki
Kaikukatu 4 B

PROGRAM:
18:30 – Welcoming words
18:45 – music/dances from New England
19:30 – Break
19:45 – music/dances from Iranian Kurdistan
20:30 – End

WHO
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:
Mayim Alpert
Philip Holm
Teemu Eerola
Marouf Majidi
Gian Majidi

PREPARE YOURSELF:
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:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Fs9YZeGmBhb1NmgZ5WkHYLM0ip2JtrcM

WHAT TO EXPECT?
here a glimpse of Marouf’s team at a previous WMS’ event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B1qEZ6iWa8

ORGANIZERS:
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.

MORE INFO:
http://www.caisa.fi/fi/tapahtumat/event/228C0B03B2C582886087CCFFD97A7B27/World_In_Motion_Now_Global_song
or
http://worldmusic.school/home/

The venue is wheelchair accessible

Venue

Caisa
Kaikukatu 4 B
Helsinki, 00530 Finland
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Website:
http://www.caisa.fi/