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From Lebanon with Love – Dance Workshops with Lebanese Simon!

Jun 7


Join us June 7th through the 9th for ‘A Dancer’s Journey 2019’. Three days of workshops and a Gala Show with the amazing Lebanese Simon!

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Workshops & Gala Show with Lebanese Simon


Lebanese Simon

Lebanese Simon was born and raised in northern Lebanon. With a natural passion for cultural arts, he found himself drawn closer to dance. Simon has traveled internationally to teach, perform and learn, and has had the privilege to study with the legendary Amani of Lebanon, Yousry Sharif, Lubna Emam and Inspiring Caracalla Folklore Dance Teachers Sammy Khoury and Francois Rahme.

His style of Lebanese Folk Dabke is described as strong, captivating, and deeply heartfelt. Through oriental dance, Simon reveals his personal creative approach, drilling combinations with a focus on technique and rhythms. Most importantly, he focuses on executing the moves yet staying emotionally connected to the melody and the story line. His versatility in dance has brought him very close to the heart of a wide range of audience and followers around the world.

Since 2010, Simon has served artistic director and manager for the Al Awtar Zaffa Group based in Houston, Texas. He is also the Executive Producer and Artistic Advisor of the yearly Gulf Coast Raks (formerly the Houston Oriental Dance) Festival. Settled in Houston, Texas, Simon is a Structural Engineer and enjoys horseback riding and great long walks in nature.


Friday, June 7th Workshop- Lebanese Pop Combos – Short Choreography
Saturday, June 8th Workshops - The Arabesque - Lebanese Oriental
Sunday, June 9th Workshops -The Dabke (Middle Eastern Folklore Tech & Combos) - Dabke Fusion

Gala Show

Saturday, June 8th Gala Show Details


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Workshops & Gala Show with Lebanese Simon

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Jun 7


Arabesque World Dance
451-B Chair Ave, Lexington, KY United States


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