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May 2017

Ghawazee Intensive Workshop with Habiba

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kelly’s Herb House, 401 Headquarters Drive
Millersville, MD United States
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I'm thrilled to be bringing in an expert on the dancing of the Ghawazee (althernate spelling Ghawazi) of Egypt. These traditional street performers of Egypt fascinated westerners for more than a century. Originally, ghawazee were street performers who danced all over Egypt. Edward Lane noted in his 1836 classic Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians that Egypt was celebrated for its public dancing girls, and that the ghawazee were the most famous of them. He mentions their “rapid vibrating…

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