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Maryem Bent Anis & Samira Zenati present
IRAQI DANCE INTENSIVE with
ASSALA IBRAHIM

After 5 years of waiting we are proud to host again in Rome, The Eternal City...The Queen of Iraqi Dance!
For celebrate the great return, we prepared for you an exclusive program and a BIG SURPRISE!

It will be with us the Iraqi musician NAWAF AL KAABI

For the first time in Italy you will be able to study Iraqi dance in all its nuances with 2 big Iraqi artists!

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Nawaf Al Kaabi - Iraqi singer for Iraqi Dance Intensive

Complete program

NEWS!
THE GREEN VEIL 
Mesopotamian Dances Heritage
IRAQI DANCE INTENSIVE WITH ASSALA IBRAHIM
24, 25, 26 November 2023
PROGRAM

Friday 24th of November 2023
Location: Università La Sapienza - Edificio Marco Polo - Scalo S. Lorenzo n° 82 - Roma

NEW ROOM 110!
Free Access for Everybody
h 9,30 - 13,30 - Cultural conference at Sapienza Università di Roma - Aula T03 Marco Polo
Subject: Music, rhythm and dance between the Arabian Sea and the Oriental Mediterranean Sea
Curated by Department of Classics in collaboration with Department of European, American and Intercultural Studies .

1. Marco Ramazzotti 
Arabian Sea and Eastern Mediterranean
9.30 - 10.00

2. Luciano Vasapollo 
Global South
10.00 - 10.30

3. Maria Giovanna Biga 
Syria, Egypt and Mesopotamia
10.30 - 11.00 

4. Paolo Zanetti 
Palestine and the Levant
11.00 - 11.30 

5. Rita Francia
Anatolia
11.30 - 12.00

6. Michelina Di Cesare 
Arab World
12.00 - 12.30
h 12,30/13,30 - The dance section
7. Viviana Vasapollo, aka Dumaina Jasmine Music, Rhythm and Dances in Ancient East
8. Assala Ibrahim Kawleya Dances - The Mesopotamian dances heritage
9. Samira Zenati presents the performances by Dumaina Jasmine (Egypt) Maryem Bent Anis (Maghreb) Assala Ibrahim (Mesopotamia) Conclusion

 

Saturday 25th of November 2023

Location: Stile Danza, via Morsasco 50/a Roma (Casalotti/Boccea)
Participation only for REGISTERED DANCERS

THE IRAQI DANCE INTENSIVE WITH ASSALA IBRAHIM - ROME

Unique date of Italy!
The pure passion of Raqs El Kawliya and the theatrical drama of Raqs El Hachaa (daggers dance) 

h 10,00 - Registration

h 11,00/11,30 - Lecture

h 11,30/13,30 - RAQS EL KAWLIYA 
The oldest dances in Iraq heritage of Kawliya people

LUNCH BREAK

h 14,30/16,30 - RAQS EL HACHAA
The famous iraqi daggers dance.

h 20,00 - THE GREEN VEIL GALA SHOW 

A unique show about original Iraqi Dance  and Arabic Traditional Dances with Assala Ibrahim, Nawaf Al Kaabi, Maryem Bent Anis and Special Guests

 

Sunday 26th of November 2023 

Southern Dance Spirit

h 10,00 - Registration

h 11,00/11,30 - Lecture

h 11,30/13,30 - RAQS EL KHASHABA

The heart of Khashaba music is city of Basra. The dance style is very popular during Iraqi festivities and it's characterized by Iraqi typical expressions and Raqs Sharqi moves.


LUNCH BREAK

h 14,30/16,30 - RAQS BASRAWI

The dance of city of Basra, born with music and songs about seamen and ship makers.

(the program could change)

SATURDAY and SUNDAY LOCATION
for workshops and show:

STILE DANZA, via Morsasco  50/A, 00166 Roma RM (Casalotti/Boccea)

More info: marhabaromefestival@gmail.com

SATURDAY GALA SHOW