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Fun for the whole Family!

3:00pm Garden Fun activities and the Silk Road Bazaar exhibit begin
in the beautiful gardens and lobby of the Mexican Heritage Theater, 1700 Alum Rock Rd, San Jose CA 95116
7:00 - 9:30pm Concert
Tickets: $25
General Admission, $18 Kids & Seniors, $35 SPONSOR (includes preferred seating)

A full of evening performance of dance, music and poetry from the Silk Road
Iran, Turkey, China, India, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Sunday, May 6th, 2012.
Ticket Prices include the 7:00pm Evening Concert
Plus Family Fun in the Gardens! Starting at 3:00pm
with the Silk Road Bazaar

The Festival of the Silk Road unites some phenomenal Bay Area dance and musical guests to celebrate the rich cultural traditions of the Silk Road. A spectacular Chinese dragon will be making a grand appearance during the evening concert in honor of the Chinese year of the dragon. Concert runs from 7:00 - 9:30pm

Not-to-miss pre-performance Family Fun starts at 3pm in the lovely gardens of the Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater including folk dancing from around the world and cultural exhibits. The ever popular Silk Road Bazaar will offer traditional clothing, art, and a few light refreshments. Guests of all ages may attend the garden activities and Silk Road Bazaar for free. Tickes must be purchased to attend the performance. Advance ticket purchase for the concert are strongly recommended!

Guest Artists for the Festival:
Master Persian percussionist Pezhham Akhavass
Neema Hekmat & Zaryab Music Ensemble
Chinese Performing Arts of America
Anuradha Nag & Tarangini School of Kathak Dance
Niosha Dance Academy
Yore Turkish Folkdance Group
Da! Mozem - Balkan Folk Music
Shahrzad Dance Company
Miriam Peretz & the Afsaneh Dance Academy
Aycan Yeter - Black Sea Music and Dance
Ballet Afsaneh

Ballet Afsaneh invites you to come celebrate the Silk Road along with our many talented guest artists. The critically acclaimed company performs gorgeously crafted, authentic and rarely-seen traditional dances from Central Asia and Iran, from the lush and glittering lyricism of fairytale to incisive, thought provoking, contemporary work.

Ballet Afsaneh presents concerts and activities throughout the year featuring dance, poetry, and music of the Silk Road the historic trade route stretching 7,000 miles across Eurasia from the China Sea in the east to the Mediterranean in the west.
Or purchase Tickets by Phone on the 24/7 Hotline: (800) 838-3006


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