Dance Performers of the Iranian Heritage Weekend at the ROM 2014
Ladan Lotfi: dancing Be Khod Aay, spiritual dance choreographed by Sepideh Bakhtiari
Iana komarnytska: dancing The Hunt, on a popular folklore music with the same name, choreographed by Iana Komarnytska
Kamand Group (Dancers: Bahareh Khodabandeh, Elmira Kashani, Neda Misaghi ) dancing Spring, contemporary Persian dance choreographed and directed by Ida Meftahi
Aftaab Group (Dancer: Farnoush Riahi), directed by Ladan Lotfi dancing Kamanche by Habil Aliev, traditional dance choreographed by Farzaneh Kaboli”.
Aftaab group ( Dancers: Ladan Lotfi, Iana Komarnytska) directed by Ladan Lotfi, dancing Bidad, traditional dance choreographed by Farzaneh Kaboli on a piece composed by Master Parviz Meshkatian
Mayn Zard Group ( Dancers: Mostafa Nosrati, Omid zaroorian, Soheila Dashti, Farahnaz Bahrami, Hanieh Taghizadeh, Ashkan Lahoori, Reza Delavari, Parisa Alizadeh) dancing Kordish Folklore dance, directed and choreographed by Mostafa Nosrati,
Boostan Group (Dancers: Golnesa Amani, Tiffany Manankil, Alaleh John, Rasa Ghaedi ) dancing Gilaki folklore dance
Yasmine Zamani and Mateo Torres: Performing “A Madman’s Dream” (رویای یک مجنون), a contemporary performance inspired by the Persian classic love story “Leili o Majnun” by Nizami Ganjavi, the renowned Persian poet of 12th-century AD. Choreography: Yasmine Zamani and Mateo Torres.
Boostan Group (Dancers: Golnesa Amani, Tiffany Manankil ) dancing Zarb and Zangooleh meaning “goblet and bells” on a Persian music choreographed by Robert de Warren.
Araz Group (Dancers: Samad Pour Mousavi, Laleh Javanshir, Houman Baradaran, Niloofar Khalili, Samin Eftekhar Nejad, Mahboub Bolandi) . They perform ancient Azerbaijani dances based on “The Book of Dede Korkut” – the most famous epic stories of the Oghuz Turks”, directed and choreographed by Samad Pour Mousavi
Dilan Group( Dancers: Fethi Karakecili, Banar Pasha, Mariusz Kowalenko, Safak Akgul, Azar Masoumi, Ava Homa, Paromita Kar, Yasmine Zamani ) dancing Kordish folklore dance, directed and choreographed by Fethi Karakecili and a solo dance performed by Paramita Kar, choreographed by Fethi Karakecili and Paramita Kar