Saturday Dabkeh Classes With Mr. Mohammad Khalaf!

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Saturday Dabkeh Classes With Mr. Mohammad Khalaf! says
When: Saturdays, January 30 - May 7, 2016

Times: Kids - 1:45pm to 2:30pm | Adults - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Cost: $20/month or $10 Alif members
FREE for students attending Alif Arabic language classes!

Learn the traditional steps of Dabkeh dance! This fun form of exercise is also a wonderful way to connect with Arab culture. For children and youth, this class represents a unique opportunity to learn about Arab culture while building leadership skills and self esteem.

Dabkeh (Arabic: دبكة); also transliterated "dabka","dabki", "dabke", "debke", "debkah", "debki", "debka" is an Arab folk dance native to the Levant. It is popular in Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq. A line dance, it is widely performed at weddings and joyous occasions. The line forms from right to left. The leader of the dabke heads the line, alternating between facing the audience and the other dancers.

Alif dabkeh teams have performed at numerous venues, including the Dogwood Festival and the Annual Atlanta Arab Festival!

For more information, please contact info@alifinstitute.org or call us at 770-936-8770.
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