Dabke workshops with Fares Farraj

Saturday 8 July, 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm

World Museum Liverpool
Free, booking required
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Palestinian dancer Fares Farraj leads three dabke dance classes for all ages and skills at World Museum Liverpool.

Each 45-minute workshop and will introduce participants to the basics of dabke in a fun and engaging session. 

Session 1 (12 – 12:45pm): Dabke for families – suitable for children over +5 years

Session 2 (1:30 – 2:15pm): Dabke for adults beginners

Session 3 (3 – 3:45pm): Dabke for adults intermediate

No previous dancing experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing, trainers, and bring water.

Fares Farraj is a dancer originally from Palestine. He has taught and facilitated creative sessions in Dabke, the Palestinian national folk dance. Fares has volunteered and worked at refugee camp co-operatives, schools, community centres, and summer camps working to preserve Palestine’s culture against the background of military occupation. Fares was a dancer and member of the leading Palestinian Dabke troupe El Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe.


Instagram: @itsfaresfarraj

This event is part of Liverpool Arab Arts Festival events hosted by World Museum Liverpool on Saturday 8 July.


World Museum Liverpool, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN

Image: Fares Farraj courtesy of Ameen Saeb.

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