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Toronto: Persian dance at Harbourfront Centre

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Image courtesy of Minou Akhlaghi

A scientist by profession, Maria Sabaye Moghaddam specializes in Persian classical and folkloric dances from various regions of Iran. She has developed a unique style of story telling through dance accompanied by facial gestures. Maria has had numerous performances in various cultural events and appeared on Rogers Television. She is very active in the dance community and holds Persian dance classes for both youth and adults in Toronto. She is also the dance director for the Tirgan: Iranian Festival.

Ms. Moghaddam performed two classical Persian dances and presented a folk dance workshop at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre on July 27, 2008 as part of the What is Classical? festival.

More photos from the event under the cut

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Image courtesy of Minou Akhlaghi


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Image courtesy of Minou Akhlaghi

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