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Event Recap: Traditional Indonesian Dance Workshop at Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut | October 9, 2011

The Morse-Stiles Dance Studio was transformed on Sunday, October 9, to transport participants around the world to the Islands of Fire, Indonesia, and in particular to West Sumatra. Traditional Gamelan music played in the background while participants were invited to dress in batik dance sarongs for the duration of the workshop. Led by Bapak Waleed, Founder of the International Silat Federation, members of the Phoenix Dance Troupe received an introduction to the stepping and hand movements of traditional Indonesian dance of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra.


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October 10th, 2011 by Staff

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