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East Brunswick Roots: Tanoura Egyptian Dancing

East Brunswick Roots: Tanoura Egyptian Dancing

Posted June 25, 2014


Learn the basics of the Egyptian whirling dervish dance, Tanoura. Thursday, July 3 * 7 p.m.

Meet Egyptian-born Yasser Darwish, the only master of authentic tanoura dance (Egyptian whirling dervish) in the U.S. He and a dancer from his Egyptian dance troupe will dazzle and entertain with performances and cultural insights on tanoura and other Egyptian folk dances. This is a don’t-miss event for all ages! This free program is co-sponsored by The Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission, the E.B. Human Relations Council and The E.B. Arts Commission.