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Kildare > Arts > Yasmina - An evening of Eastern Dance with live music.

Yasmina - An evening of Eastern Dance with live music.

Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge
Saturday 12th October 2002
8.00pm (Tickets €15)
Booking :(045) 448333

Enter the world of eastern magic with an authentic performance by the renowned Yasmina. This traditional dance from the Middle Eastern countries, also known as Raqs Sharqi Oriental Dance, is a very ancient art form and its traditions have been passed on to celebrate many occasions. Yasmina - A world of Eastern dance

This two and a half-hour performance of rhythmic traditional and modern Eastern Dance from Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia, and Lebanon. Yasmina with haunting melodies and an endlessly moving kaleidoscope of colourful costumes takes you on a journey through the East. This is a chance to explore a unique and mystical ancient art form.

Yasmina, was born in France of Eastern origin, has been based in Dublin since 1984, and was trained by the best teachers in Egypt, Morocco and Turkey. She has performed with U2 on their Zooropa Tour in 1993 and with Bands like Kila, De Jambe, the Greek singer Demis Roussos and the Turkish singer Hakan Peker.

Yasmina has a very successful Eastern Dance School in Dublin with weekly workshops. Yasmina Dance Company will be holding an eastern dance workshop in the Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, between 1.00pm - 3.00pm Saturday 12th October €20. (For woman only) Booking essential on 045 448333

For further information please contact Catríona or Antoinette on 045 448314

Tickets can be booked in person at the Riverbank, by calling (045) 448333, or by e-mail at

For further information, please contact Catriona Fallon on (045) 448314

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