Evening at Egan to explore Egyptian dance

This week’s Evening at Egan presentation will feature “Folkloric Dance of Egypt” with Sahra Saeeda, one of America’s premier authorities on Egyptian dance. The talk will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at the Egan Lecture Hall.

Saeeda holds degrees in both dance and cultural anthropology and has performed and taught Egyptian style Orientale and Folkloric dance on five continents. She has performed over 1,600 shows in Cairo, Egypt alone.

Sahra will present an overview on the numerous and varied folkloric dance styles of Egypt, including Nubia, Ghawazee, Delta, Suez Canal, Bedouin, Siwa and Saidi. Members of the Daughters of the New Moon local Middle Eastern dance troupe will wear folkloric dance wear and perform a modern Egyptian dance following the presentation.

For more information about Sahra Saeeda, visit her website at sahrasaeeda.com/.

For more information about the Evening at Egan series, visit www.uas.alaska.edu/eganlecture/.

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