The Ajman Department of Tourism Development is organizing a folkloric dance show titled “Echoes of Armenia” on the 16th of March in collaboration with the Sultan bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation, which constitutes a prominent event of Ajman’s cultural scene.
The “Echoes of Armenia” dance show is a free entry event taking place at the Ajman Culture Center, and performed by the “Prof Art Dance” group. The Armenian group’s show is inspired by a profound heritage that recounts traditional folk tales, dressed in colorful hand-made costumes, and performs its singing and dancing using common musical instruments from the Armenian culture.
The show includes many folkloric dances and musical performances such as: Waltz dance by Aram Khachaturian, Kevork Garabedian music band, Vaspurakan dance group performing “Life and Battle” song, Kosher Yarkhusta folk dance, Zul Artsakh musical, Colors of Armenia dance, A Garden Rose song, Kinto dance, The Eagle song, the Sayat-Nova dance, the Caravan dance group, the Shalakho dance, and the Shushi dance.
This cultural event comes as part of the department’s efforts to raise the artistic awareness of people and motivate them to discover and develop their talents, as Ajman Tourism continues to support a sustainable cultural environment in collaboration with its strategic partners.
Ajman Tourism continues to support the emirate’s progressive journey in the fields of arts and culture as per the directives of the government, and building connections between various cultures. The importance of this event lies in the department’s commitment to support the performance of arts and the emerging talents and provide a unique platform to exhibit all types of creative arts.
In this regard, His Excellency Mahmood Khaleel Alhashmi, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, stated: “Organizing such folkloric shows help in promoting new cultures among the public, and creates an enticing artistic environment that encourages artists to perform in Ajman. Ajman Tourism is keen to pursue, along with its strategic partners, the launch of constructive initiatives that enrich the emirate’s artistic movement, which transform it into a leading cultural beacon in the region.”