Dance to LIVE Egyptian music
in a relaxed & friendly environment!
Its only happening ONCE this year!!
Dancers are welcome to join us in Cairo for a powerful immersion into live Egyptian music. Enjoy workshops with our talented and experienced musicians, who have played for our groups and cultural festivals for over 10 years. You will develop musical aptitude, improve your interpretive dance skills, and improvise with more freedom, confidence and ease. Participants have a chance to perform with the live ensemble, to their favourite piece of classical Egyptian music! Workshops reference some new A-Z Techniques and integrate elements of somatic dance practice to deepen your connection to live music. We aim to make these workshops affordable and to create a safe space for your dance development.
Cairo, Egypt – Dates: November 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8, 2018 $750 USD (20 hours live music & workshops)
Book with just a $450 deposit and pay the $300 when you arrive! Event is open to anyone interested in developing their dancing,
and particularly imrpov skills to live Egyptian music!
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Dancers are welcome to join us in Cairo for a powerful immersion into live Egyptian music.
The Musical Heart of Egypt - Daily Schedule
Day 1 Sunday 4 Nov - Traditional Saiidi Musicic 3pm Registration for participants
4-6pm Traditional Saiidi music with guest Nesrin
7-8pm Saiidi Mizmar and Rababa band
Day 2 Monday 5 Nov - Baladi Music & Rhythms 1-3pm Live Percussion – Egyptian Rhythms
4-6pm Improvising to Live Baladi Music
7-8pm Participant Performances with live band (Baladi)
Day 3 Tuesday 6 Nov - Classical Music with Lyrics 1-3pm Abdel Halim Hafez Songs with guest singer
4-6pm Om Kolthoum Songs with guest Noura
7-8pm Participant Performances with live band (Raqs Sharqi)
Day 4 Wednesday 7 Nov - Maqamat & Classical Compositions 1-3pm Musical Maqamat - core Maqams
4-6pm Improvising to Classical Raqs Sharqi Compositions
7pm Zaar night - Traditional Trance Music
Day 5 Thursday 8 Nov Farida Fahmy Seminar, Gala Night on Nile 1-3pm Discussion for teachers with guest Farida Fahmy
7-11pm Gala Cruise, Night on the Nile - Boat Cruise
Participants may choose to continue to Haram St for dance shows!
Note: Participants must organize their own travel and accommodation near Zamalek or Dokki. We suggest Golden Tulip Flamenco in Zamalek. Most of our group will be there. You can book individually via booking.com or directly with the Golden Tulip hotel. Be sure to book early!
Price includes all live music workshops and Gala Cruise evening.
Meals are not included, but available to purchase all day at venue.
Live music venue details provided on booking.
Airport pick ups can be arranged with Sayed for $25.
Kindly note we DO have a strict limit of participants.
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