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Dance shows solidarity with Gazans
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Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:31 am ]
Post subject:  Dance shows solidarity with Gazans

El Funoun

Billed as a “Freedom Dance”, 50 dancers from El Funoun, an award-winning Palestinian dance troupe, captivated two audiences, one in front of them at the Ramallah Cultural Palace, and one via a live satellite link in the Mathaf museum complex north of Gaza City, for an hour and a half on Thursday evening.

“We are not able to go to Gaza,” said Hana Awwad, 16, one of the younger generation of dancers, before the performance. “With this show we are doing what we can to show solidarity with the people of Gaza and that we reject and resent the siege.” ... 19001/1011

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