Events - Ballet Afsaneh - Afsaneh Art and Culture Society - Persian dance - afghan dance - Silk Road - ethnic dance - world dance music
EVENTS |CLASSES |ABOUT |BOOKING |VIDEO |PHOTOS |DONATE |SPONSORS |CONTACT
Contact Banner

Events

  • May 30, 2015 Berkeley CA
    Gathering of the Waters - Afsaneh Arts Showcase 7:30 - 9:30pm
    Studio 12, 2525 8th Street - Berkeley CA 94710
    Join Ballet Afsaneh & Afsaneh Dance Academy for a special evening of informal showcase performances and community gathering. Celebrate the creativity of the artists, and the beauty their work brings to our world. Dancers of Ballet Afsaneh, students of the Afsaneh Dance Academy, the DanceVersity team, guest artists, music and poetry.
    Bring a small offering of water drawn from a source significant to you. Pour your offering into a communal vessel with a prayer for abundance and healing for the drought.
    Tickets at the Door. $20 Family Friendly - All Ages Welcomed, FACEBOOK EVENT


    PAST EVENTS:

  • March 27, 2015 San Francisco CA
    Nowruz at City Hall 6:00pm - 10:00pm
    San Francisco City Hall Rotunda
    Performances by Ballet Afsaneh and the diverse artists of the Bay Area Persian community. Honorary host- Ross Mirkarimi, San Francisco County Sherrif. FREE Admission. FACEBOOK EVENT

  • March 1, 2015 Santa Clara CA
    Nowrouz Celebration 2:30 - 6pm
    Santa Clara Convention Center - 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara CA 95054
    Ballet Afsaneh in collaboration with Alborz Farsi School and Nejad World Music Center. Welcoming spring with music, dance, poetry and plays. FACEBOOK EVENT
    Online Tickets

  • December 17, 2014 Berkeley, CA
    Yalda Showcase & Party - Afsaneh Dance Academy 8 - 10pm
    Studio 12, 2525 8th Street, Berkeley CA 94710
    Join us at Studio 12 in Berkeley with the Afsaneh Dance Academy for an evening of informal showcase performances and celebrations. Dancers of Ballet Afsaneh, students of the Afsaneh Dance Academy, the DanceVersity Bollywood crew, guest artists, music and poetry. Come celebrate with us for the turning of the seasons, Silk Road style! FACEBOOK EVENT
    Tickets at the Door: $15

  • October 5, 2014 Cupertino CA
    Mehregan Festival 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Cupertino Community Center, 10186 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino CA 95014
    Ancient Persian harvest festival - Performance by Ballet Afsaneh in collaboration with Alborz Farsi School and Nejad World Music Center. FREE Admission - information: 408-829-8296.

  • March 19, 2014 Berkeley CA
    Nowrouz Showcase & Party 7:30 - 9:30pm
    Studio 8, 2525 8th Street suite #16, Berkeley CA 94710
    Time honored celebration of the Spring Equinox - New Year. Join us at the Afsaneh Dance Academy studios for a casual evening of informal showcase performances and celebration. Students of the Afsaneh Dance Academy, dancers of Ballet Afsaneh, guest artists, music and poetry. Come celebrate the Spring Equinox with us Silk Road style!
    Sliding scale: suggested - $5 to $15 Family Friendly - All Ages Warmly Welcomed, FACEBOOK EVENT


  • April 27, 2014 San Jose, CA
    Festival of the Silk Road - 2014
    Sunday, Concerts of Dance Music & Poetry - International Food, Folkdancing & Art FESTIVAL WEBSITE
    Mexican Heritage Plaza Gardens and Theater, 1700 Alum Rock Road - San Jose CA 95116
    6th Annual Festival of the Silk Road! Festivities start at 1pm with live music, folkdancing, food and exhibits, free in the gardens until 6pm. Concert performances in the luxurious 500 seat theater featuring master artists at 3pm and 6pm. Ballet Afsaneh, Salar System Afghan Music Michael Nejad, Hasmik Harutyunyan, ARAX dance, Chinese Performing Arts of America, Pezhham Akhavass, Agapi Mou, Tarangini school of Kathak, Niosha Dance and many many more..... One ticket good for an All Day theater pass!
    $30 General Admission, $100 Gold Circle, $20 Kids & Seniors - BUY TICKETS 24/7
    VIEW FACEBOOK EVENT

  • March 19, 2014 Berkeley CA
    Nowrouz Showcase & Party 7:30 - 9:30pm
    Studio 8, 2525 8th Street suite #16, Berkeley CA 94710
    Time honored celebration of the Spring Equinox - New Year. Join us at the Afsaneh Dance Academy studios for a casual evening of informal showcase performances and celebration. Students of the Afsaneh Dance Academy, dancers of Ballet Afsaneh, guest artists, music and poetry. Come celebrate the Spring Equinox with us Silk Road style!
    Sliding scale: suggested - $5 to $15 Family Friendly - All Ages Warmly Welcomed, FACEBOOK EVENT


  • December 18, 2013 Berkeley, CA
    Afsaneh Dance Academy - Yalda Showcase & Holiday Party
    Wednesday Evening, 7:30 - 9:30pm Concerts and entertainment. VIEW FACEBOOK EVENT
    8th Street Studio - 2525 8th St., Berkeley CA 94710
    Join us at the Afsaneh Dance Academy studios for an evening of informal showcase performances and celebration. Students of the Afsaneh Dance Academy, dancers of Ballet Afsaneh, guest artists, music and poetry. Come celebrate with us for the turning of the seasons, Silk Road style! Come prepared to dance! Its a party ....
    Sliding scale: suggested - $5 to $15 Family Friendly

  • October 13, 2013 Fremont, CA
    Aga Khan Foundation Partnership Walk Benefit - Ballet Afsaneh performs Afghan & Tajik traditional dance
    Sunday Afternoon, 12pm- 2pm Concerts and entertainment. VIEW FLYER
    Central Park - Lake Elizabeth, 40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA. 94538
    Ballet Afsaneh presents folkloric dances of Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Other performances will include "African Showboyz" Nigerian performance group, "Pampa Dance Ensemble" Kathak and Baratanatyam dance.
    The annual Partnership Walk benefit event is organized by the Aga Khan Foundation to raise awareness and funds for programs to reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and health services in Asia and Africa. The benefit walk begins at 10am, music and dance beginning at 12pm. More Information
    FREE!! a wonderful Family Event

  • Sunday, June 2, 2013 Sacramento CA
    Jashne Aseman - Celebration of the Sky
    CSU of Sacramento Shasta Hall 113 6000 J Street Sacramento , CA 95819-2605
    Zaryab Ensemble presents Jashne Aseman - Celebration of the Sky, traditional and contemporary Persian music
    with dance by members of Ballet Afsaneh. Hosted by the Iranian and Middle Eastern Studies Center at CSUS and with the support of Afsaneh Art and Culture Society.
    Tickets: $20 --- BUY TICKETS ONLINE
    Featuring:
    Neema Hekmat, Santur, Director of Zaryab Ensemble
    Emelie Mahdavian, Vocals, Assistant Director of Ballet Afsaneh
    Salar Khoshfahm, Vocals, Percussion
    Sonja Drakulich, Vocals
    Aydin Kiasat, Kemanche
    Moses Sedler, Cello
    Ali Bazyar, Percussion
    Kristen Sague, Principal Dancer
    Leila Sadeghi, Principal Dancer
    Hannah Romanowsky, Prinicpal Dancer


    facebook Icon Jashne Zamin Concert on Facebook




  • Saturday, May 18, 2013 San Jose, CA
    Festival of the Silk Road - 2013
    Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, 1700 Alum Rock Road, San Jose CA 95116
    2 - 6pm Folkldancing & Fun in the gardens -- Free For ALL.
    6 - 7pm Student Concert (ticketed event),
    8 - 10pm Concert of Silk Road All Stars(ticketed event)
    Special Workshops: Armenian Folkdance w/Hasmik Harutunyan, Persian Percussion w/Pezhham Akhavass
    Fun for the whole family!! Afsaneh Art & Culture Society - presents a concert of Dance, Music & Poetry from Central Asia and the Silk Road. READ ALL ABOUT IT!!!
    Bay Area dance and musical guests unite to celebrate the rich cultural traditions of the Silk Road in two evening concerts, as well as not-to-miss pre-performance fun from 2:00pm with folk dancing, cultural exhibits and the Silk Road Bazaar with traditional clothing, art, and light refreshments.In a joyful convergence of ancient and influential cultures, the Festival of the Silk Road brings together an inspired roster of dance and musical artists including:
    Esteemed musical guests Imamyar Hasanov & Pezhham Akhavass, Hasmik Harutyunyan, the Zaryab Persian Music Ensemble with Neema Hekmat & cellist Moses Sedler, Turkish Black Sea Music group with Aycan Yeter on tulum bagpipes, Edessa - Balkan/Greek/Roma music and more...
    Amazing dance performances by ARAX Armenian Dance, Ballet Afsaneh, Anuradha Nag - Tarangini School of Kathak Dance, Hasmik Harutyunyan Armenian traditional dance, Hala Eqyption Dance, Yore Turkish Folkdance Ensemble, the award-winning Chinese Performing Arts of America, Niosha Dance Academy, Shahrzad Dance Company, Vionikos Greek Dance, and ASKA Kolo.
    Tickets: $30 General Admission (2 concerts), $18 Kids, Students/Seniors (2 concerts), $45 Sponsor (Includes preferred seating to both concerts). 6-7pm Student Showcase Concert only $20, $10 for Students/Seniors
    BUY TICKETS HERE!!
    facebook IconFestival of the Silk Road 2013 on FaceBook


  • March 20, 2013 Berkeley CA
    Afsaneh Dance Academy Nowruz Showcase & Party
    Wednesday Evening 8:30 - 10pm, 2525 8th St, Berkeley CA
    Join us at the Afsaneh Dance Academy 8th Street Studio for an evening of intimate showcase performances. Students of the Afsaneh Dance Academy, and guest artists. Come celebrate with us for the turning of the seasons, Silk Road style!
    Come prepared to dance! Its a party .... JOIN BALLET AFSANEH ON FACEBOOK to read about this event!
    No reservation required. Sliding scale donation - $5 to $15
    Note: 8th Street Studio is a "Shoe Free Zone"

  • March 17, 2013 Los Angeles, CA
    Farhang Foundation Nowruz Festival - at the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA)
    Saturday all day long! Performances and Festivities! Dance, music, exhibits, and presentations. Ballet Afsaneh presenting casual performances. Free Admission Read all about the event.....

  • March 16, 2013 San Francisco, CA
    Women for Women International, Ballet Afsaneh performs Afghan Dances
    Saturday 1pm Performance
    Fort Mason Center San Francisco - Great Meadow Upper Fort Mason
    In honor of International Women's Day Ballet Afsaneh will perform during a fundraising marathon for this praiseworthy service organization. Admission is Free.... Read More Here

  • March 9, 2013 Sausalito, CA
    Ballet Afsaneh and Friends at Bay Area Discovery Museum
    Saturday Morning, 11am - 12pm For Families and Children!!!
    557 McReynolds Rd Sausalito, CA 94965
    This special presentation will feature traditional dances from Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. The audience will also get the chance to dance with the artists and get an up close look at the beautiful costumes from these regions. The museum, a scenic Bay Area treasure located just beneath the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Read More...
    Buy Tickets: Members $7; General $17 (includes Museum admission)

  • October 14, 2012 Fremont, CA
    Aga Khan Foundation Partnership Walk Benefit - Ballet Afsaneh performs Afghan & Tajik traditional dance
    Sunday Afternoon, 1pm- 4pm Concerts and entertainment.
    Central Park - Lake Elizabeth, 40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA. 94538
    Ballet Afsaneh presents folkloric dances of Afghanistan and Tajikistan. The annual Partnership Walk benefit event is organized by the Aga Khan Foundation to raise awareness and funds for programs to reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Asia and Africa. The benefit walk begins at 10am, music and dance beginning at 1pm. More Information
    FREE and Open to the Public -- Video Past Event

  • December 16, 2012 San Jose, CA
    Afsaneh Dance Academy - Collaborative Student Showcase!
    Sunday, 6pm Dinner and Dancing
    Menara Restaurant - 41 Gish Road, San Jose CA 95112
    Afsaneh Dance Academy students and special guests from Hala Dance Studios, Danse Mahgreb, surprise celebrity guests and more. Open floor dancing, fabulous atmosphere and great food. Fun for the whole family!!
    Tickets: Dinner Reservations Required, includes show - (408) 453-1983

  • May 6, 2012 San Jose, CA
    Festival of the Silk Road - 2012 Year of the Dragon!
    Sunday, 7pm Concert  --- 3:00pm Silk Road Bazaar and Folklore Fun in the gardens. VIEW POSTER & Information
    Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, 1700 Alum Rock Road, San Jose CA 95116
    Fun for the whole family!! Afsaneh Art & Culture Society - Ballet Afsaneh presents a concert of Dance, Music & Poetry from Central Asia and the Silk Road.
    Bay Area dance and musical guests unite to celebrate the rich cultural traditions of the Silk Road in an evening concert, as well as not-to-miss pre-performance fun from 3:00pm with folk dancing, cultural exhibits and the Silk Road Bazaar with traditional clothing, art, and light refreshments. A spectacular Chinese dragon will make a grand appearance during the evening concert to honor the Chinese Year of the Dragon. In a joyful convergence of ancient and influential cultures, the Festival of the Silk Road brings together an inspired roster of dance and musical artists including Ballet Afsaneh, Anuradha Nag - Tarangini School of Kathak Dance, Yore Turkish Folkdance Ensemble, the award-winning Chinese Performing Arts of America, and Niosha Dance Academy. Esteemed musical guests include: the Zaryab Persian Music Ensemble with Neema Hekmat, Moses Sedler and Master Persian Percussionist Pezhham Akhavass, Turkish Black SeaMusic group with Aycan Yeter on tulum bagpipes, Da! Mozem - Balkan Folk Music.... and many more!
    Tickets: $25 General Admission, $18 Kids, Students & Seniors, $35 Sponsor (Includes preferred seating)
    Purchase by phone: (800) 838--3006 (24/7 hotline) Online Tickets
     
    facebook Icon
      Festival of the Silk Road - 2012 Year of the Dragon! on FaceBook
  • June 19, 2011 San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival - Ballet Afsaneh performs Roya - the Dream
    Sunday Afternoon, 1pm Concert MORE INFORMATION
    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum Theater, 701 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94103
    Ballet Afsaneh represents the diversity of Persian dance in both the folkloric, celebratory Qashqa'i and an iconic Nouveau Classical dance, that creates an imaginary world filled with magical creatures. The accompanying live music by Zaryab Ensemble is just as diverse, featuring the sorna, a double-reed woodwind; the dahol, a large bass drum; and the santur, a 72-stringed hammered dulcimer.
    Also appearing on the same program will be Gamelan Sekar Jaya - Balinese orchestra and dance, Kiyonomoto Ryu USA Classical Japanese dance, Jenny Fong - Chinese soloist, audience members will be invited to get up and dance during special participatory segments in the program.
    “What other city in the world has anything like the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival?”
                                                                                                                -- Alastair Macaulay (New York Times)
    Tickets: $12 - $24 Purchase Tickets
    This year's San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival presents a record 750 artists representing cultures from all around the world in month-long schedule of SF & East Bay performances. Read more about the Ethnic Dance Festival....


  • May 7, 2011 San Jose, CA
    Festival of the Silk Road - 2011
    Saturday, 8pm Concert  --- 6:30pm Silk Road Bazaar VIEW POSTER & Information
    Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, 1700 Alum Rock Road, San Jose CA 95116
    Fun for the whole family!! Afsaneh Art & Culture Society - Ballet Afsaneh presents a concert of Dance, Music & Poetry from Central Asia and the Silk Road.
    Phenomenal Bay Area dance and musical guests unite to present a vibrant exploration of the rich cultural traditions of the Silk Road, as well as a not-to-miss pre-performance bazaar including traditional clothing, exhibits, art, and refreshments. In a joyful convergence of these ancient and influential cultures, the Festival of the Silk Road brings together an inspired roster of dance and musical artists including Ballet Afsaneh, Yore Turkish Folkdance Ensemble, the award-winning Chinese Performing Arts of America, Khukh Tenger - Mongolian Dance Group, Shahrzad Dance Company, and Niosha Dance Academy. Esteemed musical guests include: the Zaryab Persian Music Ensemble, Ebrahimi Brothers, Turkish Classical Music group, Chinese Performing Arts Music Ensemble .... many more!
    Tickets: $18 General Admission, $12 Kids & Seniors, $25 Sponsor (Includes preferred seating)
    Purchase by phone: (800) 838--3006 (24/7 hotline) Online Tickets
     
    facebook Icon
      Festival of the Silk Road 2011 on FaceBook


  • March 26, 2011 Fresno, CA
    Jashne Norouz - Celebration of Persian New Year
    Saturday March 26, 7:00pm - Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno: 2672 East Alluvial Ave., Clovis CA 93611
    Concert performance of traditional Persian dance and Music with Ballet Afsaneh and Zaryab Ensemble celebrating the Persian New Year - Spring Equinox. A free concert made possible through the very generous support of the Iranian Culture and Art Club of Fresno, the Unitarian Universalist Church, and the James Irvine Foundation.  More information....
    Tickets: Admission is FREE
    For Information Call: (559) 709-3851
    facebook Icon  Jashne Norouz on Facebook

  • February 5, 2011 Sacramento, CA
    Jashne Zamin - Celebration of Planet Earth
    Saturday February 5, 8:00pm - University Theatre @ Sacramento State University (Shasta Hall - 113)
    Concert performance of Persian dance and Music with Ballet Afsaneh and Zaryab Ensemble, presenting both traditional and innovative work.  More information....
    Tickets: $15 Advance - $20 @ the door
    Tickets ONLINE
    facebook Icon  Jashne Zamin on Facebook


  • February 12, 2011 Palo Alto, CA
    Stanford University: Pan Asian Music Festival - Ballet Afsaneh and Asian Masters
    Saturday February 12, 8:00pm - Dinkelspiel Audtitorium, 471 Lagunita Dr, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305
    A panoply of musical cultures unite as the dynamic Bay Area-based Ballet Afsaneh showcase folkloric and classical dances of Central Asia such as Tajikistan, Afghanistan,and Uzbekistan alongside performances by Mongolian, Tibetan, and Japanese soloists, including Ko Ishikawa, Nanjid Sengedorj, and Tibetan singer Reshi Tsering Tan.  More information....
    Tickets: $10/$5  Buy TicketsOnline
    For Information and Tickets by phone: (650) 725-ARTS

  • November 20 & 21, 2010 San Francisco, CA
    Encounters: New Moon on the Silk Road
    Saturday November 20, 8:00pm - Sunday November 21, 3:00pm Cowell Theater Fort Mason Center
    Acclaimed world dance ensemble Ballet Afsaneh unites leading Bay Area artists in an evening of exhilarating and innovative new dance works. A stellar cast of 20 musicians and dancers explore cultural confluence and exchange inspired by the historic Silk Road.   More information....
    Tickets: $22 Advance - $25 @ the door ($18 - $22 Senior/Student)
    Tickets ONLINE
    facebook Icon  Encounters on Facebook


  • September 19, 2010 Berkeley, CA
    Beneath the Persian Sands - Persian music and dance performance
    Sunday September 19 @ 8:00pm Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave Berkeley CA 94702
    Zaryab, Persian music ensemble and Ballet Afsaneh present an unforgettable evening of exquisite Persian Music and Dance, unlocking hidden treasures from an ancient past.
    Dance artists: Miriam Peretz, Farima Berenji & Leila Sadeghi - with members of the Afsaneh Dance Academy
    Musicians: Kaveh Hedayati - setar, Babak Tamaddon - guitar, Pedram Heydari - kamanche, Fares Hedayati - tonbak/daf, Farshad Madhi - ney, Neema Hekmat - santur
    Tickets: $10 Advance - $12 @ the door
    Call to reserve Tickets:  (510) 525-5054
    facebook Icon  Persian Sands concert on Facebook


  • June 26 - 27, 2010 San Francisco, CA
    Ballet Afsaneh performs for San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival - Palace of Fine Arts Theater
    Saturday 2:00pm & 8:00pm, and Sunday 2:00pm
    Ballet Afsaneh will premiere a suite of Afghan traditional dances commissioned by World Arts West for the 2010 festival entitled Parwaz - Fly Free. Accompanied by world class masters of Afghan music, Homayun Sakhi on rubab and Salar Nader on tabla. More information about the 2010 SF Ethnic Dance Festival
    Along with Ballet Afsaneh the weekend performances will feature dance and music from China, Cambodia, Puerto Rico, Zimbabwe, the Middle East, Eurasia and more...
    Tickets: $22 - $44 (reserved seating)
    Purchase by phone: City Box Office 415.392.4400 -- OnlineTickets
    facebook Icon


  • May 8, 2010 San Jose, CA
    Festival of the Silk Road - 2010
    Saturday, 8pm Concert  --- 6:30pm Silk Road Bazaar VIEW POSTER
    Fun for the whole family!! Afsaneh Art & Culture Society - Ballet Afsaneh presents a concert of Dance, Music & Poetry from Central Asia and the Silk Road.
    A stellar cast of Bay Area world dance and music groups, a pre-performance Silk Road Bazaar - Art Exhibit, and many special guests..... more information
    Featuring performance groups representing Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, China, Tajikistan, Indonesia and more...
    Tickets: $18 General Admission, $12 Kids & Seniors, $25 Sponsor (Includes preferred seating)
    Purchase by phone: (800) 838--3006 (24/7 hotline) Online Tickets facebook Icon
      Festival of the Silk Road 2010 on FaceBook


  • February 27, 2010 Mountain View, CA
    Celebration of Planet Earth - Harmonizing artistic elements from Persia and the West
    Saturday, 3pm Concert   5-7 Wine Reception.  7:30pm Concert VIEW POSTER
    Afsaneh Art & Culture Society - Ballet Afsaneh presents an unprecedented alliance of international artists promoting peace and environmental consciousness with breathtaking music and dance performances. The concertat Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts intimate Second Stage Theater features the collaborative work of Neema Hekmat, Moses Sedler, Pourya Khademi, vocalists Salar Khoshfahm and Sonja Drakulich, percussionist Ali Bazyar, poetry recitation - Adeleh Moghaddam, and theaterical narratives by Iman Oskoorouchi and Hamed Rastegarpour.
    Dancers: Miriam Peretz , Hannah Romanowsky, Mariam Gaibova of Ballet Afsaneh.
    Audiences for both the 3pm and 7:30pm performances are invited to a wine reception with the artists. Reception is 5-7pm between the two concert performances, and is included with your ticket.
    Where: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - 500 Castro St. Mtn View, CA 94041Tickets: $35 (Includes Reception) Purchase by phone: (650) 903-6000 Online Ticketsfacebook Icon 
      Celebration of Planet Earth on FaceBook



  • December 6, 2009 San Francisco, CA
    Ballet Afsaneh at Golden Thread Productions: ReOrient Forum
    Sunday, 3:00pm
    Ballet Afsaneh performs at the tenth anniversary celebration of Golden Thread, SF's preemmanent Mid-East theater production company. The ReOrient Festival(Nov 19 -Dec 13) and the ReOrient Forum all weekend Dec 5th & 6th at Theater Artaud. Sunday @ 3:00pm Ballet Afsaneh will showcase both traditional and contemporary works by featured dance artists/choreographers Miriam Peretz, Wan Chao Chang, and director Sharlyn Sawyer. They are joined for this program by special musical guests- percussionist Pezhham Akhavass, and cellist Moses Sedler, Neema Hekmat, Kaveh Hedayati, Pourya Khademi, and poetry recitation by Adeleh Moghaddam. VIEW POSTER
    Where: Project Artaud Theater, 450 Florida St, San Francisco CA 94110
    Admission: $12 - $25 More Information - Tickets


  • September 19, 2009 Fresno, CA
    Ballet Afsaneh at the Tamejavi Festival
    Saturday, 10:00am - 9:00pm
    Ballet Afsaneh performs at the annual Tamejavi Festival at the Fresno Art Museum, along with artistsrepresenting the Hmong, Indigenous Mexican, Filipino, Native American and African American communities. Festiva presentations include theater, dance, music, poetry and multimedia. Cultural Kitchen food bazaar, children's activities, craft exhibits, films and more.
    Where: Fresno Art Museum, Radio Park - 2233 N. First Street - Fresno, CA 93703
    Admission: FREE! More Information

  • May 2, 2009: San Jose, CA Festival of the Silk Road  VIEW POSTER
    Dance, Music & Poetry of Iran, Afghanistan, China, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, India.... VIEW VIDEO
    Afsaneh Art & Culture Society presents Ballet Afsaneh, and a stellar cast of Bay Area world dance and music groups, a Silk Road bazaar - Art Exhibit, and many special guests.....
    Doors open at 6:30pm - come enjoy the Silk Road Bazaar and Art Displays before the concert.
    Concert at 8:00pm - Featuring dance artists: Ballet Afsaneh, Chinese Performing Arts of America, Wan-Chao Chang Dance Company, Shahrzad Dance Academy, Niosha Dance Academy. Musical guests: Persian music by Neema Hekmat - Pourya Khademi - Kaveh Hedayati - Fares Hedayati - Shadi Vaezzadeh, Tameem Afzali & Friends Afghan Music Ensemble, as well as Mohammad Ebrahimi & Farideh Louie.
    Where: Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, 1700 Alum Rock Ave. San Jose, CA
    Tickets: $25 General Admission - BUY TICKETS ONLINE - Order Tickets by Phone( 24hr hotline!): (800) 838-3006
    Produced in association with Chinese Performing Artists of America, Wan Chao Chang Dance Company, Shahrzad Dance Academy, Niosha Dance Academy, Iranian Federated Women's Club-Payvand School, Arts Council Silicon Valley, Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of San Jose.
  • April 23, 2009 Live on KPFA Radio 94.1 FM
    10am-12pm Music of the World with Stephen Kent
    Neema Hekmat & Friends, Persian Music Ensemble playing live on air. Tune in and win a free set of festival tickets!

  • April 26, 2009: Berkeley, CA  Afghan Culture Show: Past, Present and Future of Afghanistan
    4:00 - 8:00pm
    Celebrate the beauty and cultural heritage of Afghanistan with Musical Guest Performers, Poetry, Dance Performance by Ballet Afsaneh - Traditional Attan, Fashion show by AFGclassics, fabulous AFGHAN FOOD, Intellectual-Activist Speakers. Where: Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley DIRECTIONS
    Tickets: $10 at the Door
    Contact: (949) 521-1306 or Email for Information
    Presented by the UCB Afghan Student Association, in association with UC Berkeley Near Eastern Studies Department and ASUC.

  • April 5th & 7th , 2009: San Rafael, CA The Rite of Spring -- Ballet Afsaneh at the Marin Symphony
    6:30pm -
    Pre-Concert Presentation with Ballet Afsaneh and conductor Alasdair Neale
    7:30pm - Marin Symphony Concert
    Join conductor Alasdair Neale and Ballet Afsaneh at 6:30 for the pre-concert presentation demonstrating the ancient Central Asian roots of Stravinsky's ground breaking symphony The Rite of Spring, then sit back with us and enjoy the concert, as Maestro Alasdair Neale conducts the Marin Symphony Orchestra in three beautiful symphonic works.
    More information...
    Where: Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Marin Civic Center - 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael CA 94903
    Tickets: $65

Join our Email List

Email:
  
© Afsaneh Art and Culture Society,