Traditional Japanese Folk Dancing Lessons at the Library:
Taught by Sugai Barker
The popular Traditional Japanese Folk Dancing lessonsinstructed by Sugai Barker return to the St. Tammany Parish Library. The classes will be held from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. the second Saturday of every month January through May at the Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd.
Participants will learn several types of traditional Japanese dance. The four traditional dances taught will be: Kabuki, from the 17th century; Bon Odori, a dance for the spirits; Nihon Buyo, created from a bit of all the dances, and Noh Mai.
Barker has been recognized by the Japanese Consulate in New Orleans, for her cultural contributions teaching folk dance. The classes are free and open to the public and there is no registration required. For more information, please call the Slidell Library at 646-6470.
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