Level: Level 1 Workshop Workshops Instructor: Jamal Bajali
Dabkeh is a folk dance from the Middle East. It is based around a group dancing in unity, primarily dancing in circles or lines. The style is danced to the music of instruments such as ‘Mijwiz’ (a type of seed clarinet) and ‘Tableh’ (a hand-drum). This workshop will be led by Jamal Bajali, of El-Funoun Dance Troupe. Jamal will be covering the basics of Dabkeh and apply it to the song Daloona – a traditiona Palestinian composition that uses the Mijwiz and Tableh.