Flying carpets and other references of the East to the Cornelia Library for the morning of the first of January. From the stories of One Thousand and One Nights, to Persian, Afghan and Kurdish music and dance, to the wonderful art of Arabic calligraphy, adults and children go to discover not so distant countries.
“Tappeti volanti: Letture e giochi intorno a Le mille e una notte “. Workshop for children aged 4 to 8 and their families on the fairy tales of the Thousand and One Nights with drawings and bookmark production, by Leyla Vahedi; dance workshop for children and adults by Elnaz Yousefi with Afghan, Kurdish and Azeri music; demonstration of the Arabic calligrapher Amjed Rifaie and exhibition of his works; lute, percussion and dance concert by Saleh Tawil and Karima; display of Persian books for children edited by Valentina Edizioni.
In the afternoon also from Piazza dell’Emporio to via Petroselli a series of shows: Afro-Peruvian music and dances by Fernando Delgado and Robinson Moreno; the percussion, oudh and voices concert of Rashmi Bhatt and Saleh Tawil; the percussion, sitar and voice concert of Rashmi Bhatt and Sagheer Khan; the traveling concert of Coro CoroIncanto, female voices without borders with songs from all over the world; four performances of Persian dances by Elnaz Yousefi; the show of the traditional dance group organized by the Associazione Donne Panafricane nella Diaspora; concert of the Coro degli Angeli Universitari with dance and gospel music.

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