Silk Road Dance Company, cultural understanding through Beauty and Delight
May 29, 2015, Noon - 1 PM
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Montpelier Room, Sixth floor
James Madison Building
Silk Road Dance Company and a guest performer, Praneetha Akula, present dances of Central Asia.
JUNE 14, 2015
701 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
Silk Road Dance Company performs at 11 AM and again at noon for the annual Celebration of Textiles at the beautiful new home of the Textile Museum on the GWU campus.
JUNE 14, 2015
Tirgan (Persian Summer Festival)
Bull Run Regional Park
7700 Bull Run Drive,
Centreville, Virginia 20121
The famous Shahnameh ("Book of Kings") comes to the stage in this premiere of Dr. Laurel VictoriaGray's newest concert work. Silk Road Dance Company breathes life into the epic stories of courage and love that are over 1,000 years old. Special guest artist - a dragon!
JUNE 20, 2015 2 PM - 3:30 PM
Saint Mark's Presbyterian Church
North Bethesda, MD
Join Sik Road Dance Company at this fundraiser for Kyrgyz Children's Future to assist orphanage projects in Kyrgyzstan and other charitable work in Kyrgyzstan.
CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR TICKET INFORMATION
Learn more about the ideas and influences that led to the founding of Silk Road Dance Company.
Click here to read the 2013 Blog Post about this fascinating, creative journey.
Since 1995, Silk Road Dance Company's pioneering artistic achievements in presenting women's dance of the Islamic World has earned them many awards and honors. Read more...
Attention Maryland Arts Presenters!
The First Lady introduces Silk Road Dance Company at the historic March 11, 2015 White House Nowruz Celebration. Watch at 4:07!
“I think it’s so fitting that we are holding this celebration here today because, one of my favorite things about the White House is how it is truly the people’s house. A house that reflects the diversity of culture and traditions that make us who we are as a country. And Nowruz is one of those traditions.”
First Lady Michelle Obama
March 11, 2015
Read the remarks by First Lady Michelle Obama and her introduction of Silk Road Dance Company by clicking on the link below:
Remarks by First Lady at Nowruz Reception
Silk Road Dance Company presented Iranian, Tajik, Uzbek and Azerbaijani dance traditions at the very first White House Nowruz Celebration held on March 21, 2014.
Click here for link to WHITE HOUSE coverage.
Silk Road Dance Company, with the
Embassy of Uzbekistan, performed the concert "DANCES OF UZBEKISTAN" at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Click here to watch concert online!
Watch us on YouTube!
The Queen and I : Documentary on Empress Farah Pahlavi with appearances by Silk Road Dance Company at 1:24:23 and 1:26:10
Silk Road Dance Company featured in VOA Uzbek Service report on Navruz. concert.
Persian language report of Nowruz party at home of famous Iranian artist Nasser Ovissi with performance by Silk Road Dance Company soloist.
Singapore television broadcast on the Asian Civilisations Museum special "Treasures of the Aga Khan" exhibit with Silk Road Dance Company's performances.