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Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2009
September 20, 2009
On Sunday Indigenous shared its traditional line-up of Middle Eastern Dance as Bahira & Friends: Rakset Wadi Al Shems (Dancers of the Valley of the Sun).   Photos by Dave Martin.
Rakset Wadi Al Shems (Director Saida on Left)        Indigenous (Director Bahira 2nd from Right)
Indigenous opened the Show with "Mirjanah" a sassy Egyptian dance:
Bahira and Fara'Asha performed a gypsy skirt duet:
Bahira, Aniq & Fara'Asha performed a cane dance "Telekik":
Rakset Wadi Al Shems showed their Egyptian stylings taught by Saida (second from left):
And Aniq joined them for two of their dances:
All of the dancers took the stage for the finale "Midunya" choreographed by Saida & Bahira's friend, Zora:
Bahira and Saida wave goodbye to the audience "Thanks for coming to see us!"
 The Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival is free each summer in September and has the best showing of musicians, artists and crafts people in the South Bay Area.  Food, Libations, Art, Music, Entertainment and Fresh Air are all combined on the lovely grounds of Central Park in Santa Clara at 909 Kiely Street.   Make a point of visiting us next year!
More information at  City of Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival

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