Inanna International Iraqi Dance Festival 2nd Edition

10-13 October 2019
Odessa (Chornomorsk) Ukraine

Inanna Dance Festival Schedule

Thursday
10.10.2019

14:30
Registration

16:30 -17:30
Conference level ONE (History)

17:30 – 18:30
conference level two (Iraqi dance styles)

similarities and differences both conferences with video/data presentation

19:30
Open stage with CD music

Friday
11.10.2019

10:30-12:30
Choobi/ Dabkeh
Steps that help you to create your own choreography
as solo dancer or in a group
with Alexey Parashchuk

12:30-13:30
Lunch break

13:30-15:00
Iraqi dance (Hachaa dance) elegant, romantic and fiery Yana Tsehotskaya Style

16:30-19:00
Iraqi music lectures Shant and Assala Ibrahim

(Rhythms, music instruments and dance steps)

20:30-22:00
Open stage with live music (Iraqi and Egyptian)

Saturday
12.10.2019

10:00-11:30
Moroccan dance Shhikat with Nawarra: feminine energy and power, creativity and authenticity

11:30-13:00 Iraqi dance, Kawliya’s dance style (Raqs el Kawliya)Basic, combos, expression and enriching your dance repertoire  with Iraqi Abaya (please bring your egyptian dance Melaya with you) by Assala Ibrahim

13:00-14:00
lunch break

15:00-20:30
Competition

Live music and CDs
All categories

21:00-22:00
Charity Gala and announcing winners

Sunday
13.10.2019

10:30-13.00
Iraqi dance spirit of the South (two different dance styles)
Khashaba  style
Basrawi dance (close to khaleeji style but with hewa influences)
Assala Ibrahim with live music

13:00-14:00
lunch break

14:00-16:00
How to improvise

Iraqi music, focusing on expressions the Iraqi Mawal, Hachaa theatrical moves and how to dance the accent of the khishaba and kassur.
by Assala Ibrahim

16:00 -17.30
Algerian Dance
Kabila style with Nawarra:

Indigenous dance from the Amazigh (Berber) group of Northern Algeria called the “Kabyles (heavy shimmies and Unique Technique”

18:00-19:00
Dinner and certification celebration for our festival dancers “  Hafla”

Monday
14.10.2019

12:00
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Assala Yana and Nawarra personal schedule for Private classes for you, basic, advanced and creating own choreography

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

Our program for 2019 will include:

  • Lectures about Iraqi Dance History!
  • Iraqi dance and its history is a very deep subject, you will never be able to fully understand the dance and the way to express its different styles and its music without diving in the history of the people of Iraq.
  • The history of Mesopotamia and the recent history of Iraq hugely influenced the dance itself.
  • Assala Ibrahim prepared for you lectures based on her many years of research and field work exploring the history and origins of Iraqi dance and how it has evolved through times. The lectures will be split in two levels; first level is open for all and the second level master class
  • 8 dance workshops with international Master Teachers and our live band
  1. Choobi/ Dabkeh with Alexey
    Steps that help you to create your own choreography as solo dancer or in a group with Alexey Parashchuk
  2. Hachaa dance Yana Style
    Iraqi dance (Hachaa dance) elegant, romantic and fiery Yana Tsehotskaya Style
  3. Iraqi music lectures with Shant and Assala (rhythms & dance moves)
    (Rhythms, music instruments and dance steps)
  4. Moroccan dance Shhikat with Nawarra:
    Representing the feminine energy and power a special highlight by One of the most powerful teachers to share and express her own creativity and techniques in Moroccan Chaiibi in its authenticity”
  5. Iraqi dance, Kawliya’s dance style (Raqs el Kawliya) with Assala
    Basic, combos, expression and enriching your dance repertoire with Iraqi Abaya (please bring your egyptian dance Melaya with you)
  6. Iraqi dance spirit of the South (two different dance styles) with Assala
    a. Khashaba style
    b. Basrawi dance (close to khaleeji style but with hewa influences)
    Assala Ibrahim with live music
  7. Iraqi Mawal and Hachaa dance with Assala
    How to improvise Iraqi music, focusing on expressions the Iraqi Mawal, Hachaa theatrical moves and how to dance the accent of the khishaba and kassur. Assala Ibrahim with live music
  8. Algerian Dance Kabila style with Nawarra:
    Indigenous dance from the Amazigh (Berber) group of Northern Algeria called the “Kabyles”. Their primary dance style reflects the vivid richness of their culture. known for its heavy shimmies and Unique Technique”.
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