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August 14, 2012 > Shinn Park hosts Belly Dance in the Park

Shinn Park hosts Belly Dance in the Park

Submitted By Al Minard

*Setareh* and Nour El Ain Dance Company present Belly Dance in the Park, a celebration of dance and art for the whole family to be held at Shinn Historic Park and Arboretum on August 19, 2012. The festival will include belly dancing from local performers with live music by Meridian Band, a Hula Hoop Jam and Drum Circle, arts & crafts by local vendors, and docent led tours of the historic Shinn House. Admission to the park is free.

*Setareh* is a highly renowned professional belly dancer and the artistic director of Nour El Ain, an improvisational belly dance company with dancers from diverse backgrounds and performance techniques. Under *Setareh*'s direction, Nour El Ain has contributed their time and talent to several community events to foster the beautiful art of belly dance and its community.

The activity schedule is:

Noon - 1pm Hula Hoop Jam
1pm - 3pm Tours of the Shinn House
1pm - 2pm Drum Circle
2pm - 6pm Belly Dancing

Everyone is encouraged to bring a percussion instrument to join in the Drum Circle and/or a hula hoop to join in the Hula Hoop Jam (extra hula hoops will be available to borrow). A blanket or chair and a picnic lunch is also recommended to enjoy the day with the whole family.


Belly Dance in the Park
Sunday, Aug 19
12 noon - 6 p.m.
Shinn Historic Park
1251 Peralta Blvd., Fremont
(510) 795-0891

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