Egyptian Folklore Primer – Online
Tuesday April 6, 13, 20 & 27
18.00-19.15 CEST / UTC+2
An orientation course in Egyptian folk & folklore dance with traditional & modern folk/folklore-style music.
Technique & context of movements & music, and a choreo to modern song “Dahikina Ya Donia”.
- The difference between folk dance, social dancing, Ghawazee styles, stage / troupe folklore styles, and the Raqs Sharqi dancers’ part-of-set folklore
- How various movements in modern Raqs Sharqi can be traced to the folk & folklore dances
- The importance of knowing a bit about different Egyptian teachers, to be an informed student if/when you want to study further
Length: 4 x 75 min
Level: Open continuation level
Instructor: Annah Raqs / Anna Hyberg – read more about Annah
The course is held via Zoom. Meeting link/-s are sent out via email.
Part of each class is filmed and shared to participants as support for home practice.
Registration is binding. Course fees are only refunded if you can show a doctor’s signature, or if the course is cancelled by the organiser.