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Arab Folk Dance with Karim Nagi

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
4:00-5:30 PM
Vandenberg Room Michigan League Map
As part of the ongoing celebration of Arab Heritage Month, you are invited to join the circle of Arab folk-dancing in this one-of-a-kind workshop with Egyptian dancer, percussionist, musician, DJ and composer Karim Nagi.

Wednesday, April 10 @ 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Vandenberg Room – The Michigan League (2nd Floor)

Come and learn participatory group dances, including the Dabke (stomping line dance), Raqs Assaya (stick dance) and various other folk dances from around the Arab world.

Karim Nagi has performed extensively and taught Arab percussion, multiple forms of traditional Arab folk-dance and music through instructional DVDs and workshops in the United States, Asia, Europe, Cairo and at all major Arab Culture festivals in the US, and directed the Sharq Arabic Music Ensemble, Zaitoun Dabke Troup, Turbo Tabla and the Pan Eastern Ensemble.

This event has been sponsored by: The Department of Middle East Studies, CMENAS (Center for Middle East and North African Studies), MESA (Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs), AMAS (Arab and Muslim American Studies), GISC (Global Islamic Studies Center) and Arts at Michigan Course Connections.
Building: Michigan League
Event Type: Class / Instruction
Tags: Arab Heritage Month, Art, Culture, Dance, Free, Middle East Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Middle East Studies, Arts at Michigan, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Global Islamic Studies Center, Multi Ethnic Student Affairs - MESA

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).