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Islamic Dance Drama with Gamelan

Monday, April 10, 2017
7:30-9:30 PM
Hill Auditorium Map
Two distinguished dancers from Java, Indonesia will be leading student dancers and musicians in a performance of a Javanese dance drama based on Indonesian Islam. Islam is a positive force espousing peace, education, and democracy. The drama will feature the spiritual development of a Javanese Islamic saint. The elegant and refined dance movements will be accompanied by the traditional musical sounds of the gamelan ensemble
Building: Hill Auditorium
Event Type: Performance
Tags: Asia, Dance, Diversity, Free, Multicultural, Music
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Residential College, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Arts at Michigan, Institute for the Humanities, Global Islamic Studies Center, Center for World Performance Studies

The Global Islamic Studies Center organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by GISC and the Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar (IISS).