Silk Road Dance Company, cultural understanding through Beauty and Delight
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2015 @ 8PM
JOE'S MOVEMENT EMPORIUM
3309 BUNKER HILL ROAD
MOUNT RAINIER, MARYLAND 20712
Concert, Dance Workshops, & Bazaar
JOIN OUR SILK ROAD DANCE COMPANY CLASS
Sundays 2 4 PM - 5 PM Sept. 20- Dec. 20, 2015
This technique class is open to non-company members w/ permission of instructor. If you are serious about Persian, Uzbek Tajik, Azeri, UIghur and more, here is your chance.
Sign up under Adult Enrollment Middle Eastern Dance at www.joyofmotion.org
SEPTEMBER 27, 2015
OCTOBER 20, 2015 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)
Click here for ticket information
Zulya Rajabova, a Silk Road educator and travel expert, serves as guide for an evening focused on the history and culture of these Central Asian nations. The evening includes performances by Silk Road Dance Company.
JANUARY 9, 2016 @ 3 pm
THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM
600 N. CHARLES STREET
This performance is in conjunction with the special exhibition: Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts.
JUNE 14, 2015
Tirgan (Persian Summer Festival)
Bull Run Regional Park
7700 Bull Run Drive,
Centreville, Virginia 20121
The very first METRO DC Persian Summer FEstival - Tirgan - will present our latest concert work. The famous Shahnameh ("Book of Kings") comes to the stage in this premiere of Dr. Laurel Victoria Gray'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 - the magical Simorgh!
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 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.
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
Dancing in the District