Palestinian Folklore/Dance - Dabka
by Iyad Abuhajjaj
Iyad started learning the Palestinian Dabka at 17 years of age and joined different groups in Palestine until college. Iyad became the trainer and leader of various groups.
When he came to the US, he trained some groups to perform the dance at weddings and other events. One of the groups he works with is the Aswan dancers, who are lead by Amina, who is a great dancer, performer, trainer and manager.