Egyptian/Iraqi FOLK WEEKEND IN NYC

Egyptian/Iraqi

FOLK Dance Weekend
In NYC

NOVEMBER 5 & 6, 2022

Mohamed Shahin is very excited to announce Egyptian/ Iraqi Folk Dance weekend in the heart of Manhattan (November 5 & 6th of 2022) and for the FIRST TIME in New York City, I’m so pleased to bring to you a dear friend, Master Teacher MOHANNAD HAWAZ, he is an Iraqi Dance Instructor.

We will be working on a mix of Egyptian and Iraqi dance styles that is very important to any Oriental dancer.

MOHANNAD HAWAZ: a native Iraqi, will be teaching 2 workshops of Iraqi dance and will cover several styles of Iraqi dance especially those that are used often on stage and in clubs. He is a master of his skill and well known as a true artist with knowledge and very exciting talent.  (you don’t want to miss this)!

Mr. Hawaz will be working on a variety of Iraqi dance styles that it has been very popular, especially in the last 5 years. 

MOHAMED SHAHIN: will be teaching one workshop on Saturday and Mohanned will be teaching two workshops, one on Saturday and the second one on Sunday.

Mr. Shahin’s workshop will be focusing on Saidi Dance with and without Cane, and will explain the difference (bring your Saidi Stick if you have one)  

(Details below)

 
  • Weekend Workshop Full Package : $270.00 + Fees
  • Saturday Workshops Package $180 + Fees

If you may have any questions regarding registrations, please email Mohamed Shahin at: mokha28@yahoo.com

WHEN: NOVEMBER 5 & 6, 2022
              Workshops Starting at 10:00am

WHERE: Ripley-Grier Studios NYC
               520 8th Ave 16th floor Studio 16L
               A few steps away from Bellydance America Store

Workshop Topics & Timeline

SATURDAY 
November 5th

10:00am – 12:30pm

MOHANNAD HAWAZ

Al- Khashaba Style 

Technique and Choreography 

12:30-1:30pm

LUNCH 

TIME 

12:30 – 4:00pm 

 MOHAMED SHAHIN 

Saidi With & Without Cane 

stylized with Oriental touch  

Steps & Combinations

 

 

SUNDAY 
November 6th


10:00am – 12:30pm

MOHANNAD HAWAZ

With Knife Kawliya fusion

technique & Choreography 

Great for Stage & clubs  

Workshops Descriptions

MOHAMED SHAHIN:

Learn Shahin-Style Tips & Tricks for Cane work, Steps, Technique & Combinations stylized with Oriental touch.  These combinations will go with any Saidi rhythm, so you can incorporate it into the Saidi sections of your Oriental Mejanse or you can also use them in your combinations or to be inspired to create your own choreographies. (Please bring your Saidi stick with you)

MOHANNAD HAWAZ:

Saturday November 4th, Workshop Al- Khashaba Style Technique & Choreography: Al- Khashaba is a style of song and dance that is exclusive to the city of Al-Basra in southern Iraq. Musically, it consists of an orchestra made up of a range of percussionists with the Khishba and kasoor being focal instruments along with an Oud providing melody. The dance is traditionally performed by men only however, both the dance and its vocabulary are now regularly performed by women also.

MOHANNAD HAWAZ:

Sunday November 5th, Workshop: With Knife, KAWLIYA Fusion, Technique & Choreography. Kawliya Fusion Choreography, with knife that describe Iraqi Domari. The Hachaa is a style of dance that is popular with the Iraqi Domari, locally known as Kawliya or Ghajar, and later identified on Iraqi television as Banat El Reef. It is a style that is exclusive to Iraq. The Hachaa is danced to a distinct rhythm and sound that is recognized by all Iraqis. Modern day “Kawilya” is a fusion of various dance and music styles from across Iraq includes Khashaba and Chobi, amongst others.

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