A captivating and vibrant Arabic Folkloric Dance show is coming to Rotherham.
Funoon Wa Alwane translates as ‘arts and colours’. The show explores dances from North Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe that have influenced Bellydance/Oriental Dance today. The show highlights the mesmerising music and dances from these regions, and unites them all in one show.
The show is being brought to you by the Funoon Dance Company. Morocco born creative director, Nawarra, has created this show as she believes these styles need to be preserved as they are an important part of the history and culture of the regions. She believes many women and men in the UK are embracing these dance styles and helping to preserve them. Leeds based professional costumier, Beverley Smith, has captured truly captured the vibrant colours and exquisite costumes found in North Africa and the Middle East. Dance historian, Jo Hirons, is not only the story teller for the show, but has helped to mould and bring a true authenticity.
Local dance teacher, Nisha Lall was thrilled to be selected to join the show and has rehearsed for the last year with the dance company. She cannot wait for the show in Rotherham as she believes the dance company are bringing a very special show to South Yorkshire. Nisha’s dance group, Aim To Dance, will also be performing Indian Folk Dance as the supporting act in the show.
The show is taking place on:
Saturday 28th February 2015
Rotherham College of Arts
7:30pm. £14/£12 concessions. Buy 5 tickets and get one free.
Tickets available from:
Beverly Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nisha Lall: 07719 149 352 / email@example.com.