Join us for an extravaganza folk performance featuring Iraqi dances from the Northern mountains of Kurdistan to the Southern Marshes of Basra. The exciting evening will be led by award-winning choreographer Mohanad Hawaz.
Mohanad Hawaz is an award-winning dancer with a theatre background in both modern and contemporary styles, as well as Iraqi dance. He continues to be a sought-after dance instructor and choreographer in Middle Eastern dance communities for his unmatched abilities. He has received honourary awards from the Algerian, Jordanian, and Egyptian Ministries of Culture and was officially recognized by both Sweden and China for his work in representing Iraqi culture through dance.
The Museum’s Performing Arts programming is generously supported by the Nanji Family Foundation.