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BabelCeremony: Afghan-Indian Ceremony
BabelCeremony: Afghan-Indian Ceremony

Sun, 14 Aug



BabelCeremony: Afghan-Indian Ceremony

Afghan Karaoke, Indian ritual dances & initiation, Indian foodies.

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14 Aug 2022, 17:00 – 22:00

BabelBühne, Lange Lobroekstraat 120, 2060 Antwerp, Belgium

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Afghan Indian Ceremony:

This duo of female artistsSara Rasuli & Ashu Anupacurate this evening. They met on stage during an Afghan New Year's event in Antwerp last year. The two cultures have close ties. Tonight they will perform a full evening ceremony. Ashu has an Indian dance school in Ghent and is accompanied by two of her students for this occasion.

On the program:

Afghan Karaoke, song and Indian ceremonial dance.

Hungry & thirsty?

BabelBar is open from 5 pm!

Pritti cooks Indian food. Reservation via the link below: Exceptionally for this day, food is only possible on reservation!

Ashu Anupa

Asharani Devgune is a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher. She specializes in Indian dance styles such as Bharatnatya, Kathak, Bollywood, contemporary, Indian folk dances such as Kalbelia, Ghoomer, Chari dance and Lavni.

Ashu hails from the city of Pune in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Pune is known for its cultural heritage in drama, dance, music.

Ashu is a Bachelor of Performing Arts specializing in Bharatnatyam from the University of Pune, Maharastra, India, Sangit Prabhakar from Prayag Sangit Samiti, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India and Nrutya Zankar Sangit Academy.

Ashu started her dancing career at the tender age of 6 years old. Her first guru (teacher) is her own mother in India.

Ashu has performed worldwide, in India, Europe and Africa.

Sarah Rasuli

(stage name of Sima Fazeli) is an Afghan singer from Ghent, a women's activist who fights through the passion for Afghan music, which she wants to make accessible to others.

She mainly sings about love in Farsi, Dari, Pashto and Hindi.

Twenty years ago she fled Afghanistan and learned to sing in an Indonesian school in The Hague. Since last year she started her own YouTube channel to teach Afghan music to other Afghans in simple language. She is the first woman from Afghanistan to teach music so publicly. She does not want the Afghan music and culture to be lost and is an icon for the women of her country of origin. This way she can share what she herself has fought for so long.

Indian cuisine by Pritti, she makes her own paneer: Daal Lentil Soup, Spinach Parantha, Sahi Paneer and bami rice and Oriental salad. Reserve your portion below at 10 euros! Only by reservation for this occasion.

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