Ensemble Al-Kindi with Sheikh Habboush and the Whirling Dervishes of Aleppo, Syria
Syria's Ensemble Al-Kindi, currently rated among the best groups devoted to classical Arab music, joins with the Whirling Dervishes of Aleppo for an evening of music and dance.
Caracalla Dance Theatre: Knights of the Moon
Lebanon's Caracalla Dance Theatre performs Knights of the Moon, a theatrical extravaganza of jealousy, hidden identities, and love staged by an acclaimed creative team with an original musical score and innovative choreography.
Debbie Allen's OMAN…O Man!
Bringing together young dancers from the Sultanate of Oman, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, and the D.C. area, this exciting music and dance extravaganza will transport you to where the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea meet and the desert dunes mystify.
A. Huda and Samia Farouki
The State of Kuwait
The State of Qatar
The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Additional support is provided by the Ministry of Culture and Information, Kingdom of Bahrain; the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center; The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development; the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art; Alice and David Rubenstein; Saudi Aramco; the Ford Foundation; Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian; Elaine and Steve Wynn; Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley and Mr. Smith Bagley; The Laura Pels Foundation; and the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.
Presented in cooperation with the League of Arab States.