Silk Road Dance Company, cultural understanding through Beauty and Delight
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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.
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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.
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Silk Road Dance Company returned to the Textile Museum to share dances from Central Asia and the Caucasus. Read more about the event by clicking on this link.
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.