Silk Road 2010 Dance Festival and Bazaar
Is this your Event?Add poster, video, changes, promotions
Saturday, May 8, 2010
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
1700 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA 95116-1301,
Contact info:Click for Contact Information
Organizer:Afsaneh Art & Culture Society
Concert of Dance, Music & Poetry from Central Asia and the Silk Road.
Fun for the whole family!! A stellar cast of Bay Area world dance and music groups, a Silk Road bazaar, Art Exhibit, and many special guests.
Silk Road Bazaar Arts, Crafts and cultural exhibits @ 6:30pm, Concert starts @ 8pm
Fun for the whole family!
6:30pm The beautiful lobby at the Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater will host the Silk Road Bazaar and exhibit.
8:00 - 10:00pm Concert
Tickets: $18 General Admission, $12 Kids & Seniors, $25 Sponsor (includes preferred seating)
For the Festival of the Silk Road, Afsaneh Art & Culture Society unites a group of phenomenal Bay Area dance and musical guests to present a vibrant exploration of the rich cultural traditions of the Silk Road, as well as a not-to-miss pre-performance bazaar including traditional clothing, exhibits, art, and refreshments. In a seminal convergence of these ancient and influential cultures, the Festival of the Silk Road brings together an inspired roster of dance and musical artists including Ballet Afsaneh, Yore Turkish Folkdance Ensemble, the award-winning Chinese Performing Arts of America, Wan-Chao Dance, Gadung Kasturi - Balinese Dance & Music, Shahrzad Dance Company, and Niosha Dance Academy. Esteemed musical guests include: Homayoun Sakhi & Salar Nader Afghan Ensemble, Persian music by Neema Hekmat, Pourya Khademi, & Salar Khoshfahm, Salokhiddin Fakhriev Tajik/Uzbek percussion, celebrated guest artist Moses Sedler on cello, vocalists Bon Singer of Ya Elah, and Sonja Drakulich of Stellamara.... many more!
Afsaneh Art & Culture Society (AACS) & Ballet Afsaneh proudly present Festival of the Silk Road 2010, a full of evening of dance, music and poetry from the Silk Road including Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, China, India, Indonesia, Azerbaijan and Tajikistan on Saturday, May 8th, 2010. Ballet Afsaneh is the professional performance ensemble of the Afsaneh Art & Culture Society; celebrated in the Bay Area and beyond for presenting gorgeously crafted, authentic and rarely-seen traditional dances from Central Asia and Iran as well as cutting-edge, contemporary work based on traditional themes. This dynamic group presents performances and activities throughout the year featuring dance, poetry, and music of the Silk Road —the historic trade route stretching 7,000 miles across Central Asia from the China Sea in the east to the Mediterranean in the west. The Ballet Afsaneh repertoire displays a wide range, from the lush and glittering lyricism of fairytale to incisive, thought provoking, contemporary work.
Produced in association with Yore Turkish Folkdance, Chinese Performing Artists of America, Wan- Chao Dance, Shahrzad Dance Company, Niosha Dance Academy, the Arts Council Silicon Valley, and the Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of San Jose.
The Tales from the Shahnameh (Comic book) – Summary/Over 1000 years ago, Persian poet Ferdowsi wrote his masterpiece "The Shahnameh", i.e., The Book of Kings, containing tales of great adventure and larger-than-life ...
Ballet Afsaneh – Founded in 1986 by Artistic Director Sharlyn Sawyer, Ballet Afsaneh, the professional performance ensemble of the Afsaneh Art & Culture Society, is based in the San Francisco Bay Area of ...
Latest event info only available at contact info (if provided). Kodoom.com is not responsible for any changes made in the above information.