LAAF Dabke workshops with Fares Farraj

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Palestinian dancer Fares Farraj leads three dabke dance classes for all ages and skills at World Museum Liverpool.

Each 45-minute workshop and will introduce participants to the basics of dabke in a fun and engaging session. 

Session 1 (12 – 12:45pm): Dabke for families – suitable for children over +5 years

Session 2 (1:30 – 2:15pm): Dabke for adults beginners

Session 3 (3 – 3:45pm): Dabke for adults intermediate

No previous dancing experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing, trainers, and bring water.

Fares Farraj is a dancer originally from Palestine. He has taught and facilitated creative sessions in Dabke, the Palestinian national folk dance. Fares has volunteered and worked at refugee camp co-operatives, schools, community centres, and summer camps working to preserve Palestine’s culture against the background of military occupation. Fares was a dancer and member of the leading Palestinian Dabke troupe El Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe.

This event is part of Liverpool Arab Arts Festival events hosted by World Museum Liverpool on Saturday 8 July.

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