27th Annual New York Sword Dance Festival

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February 18, 2012

1pm and 3pm.

Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

All Ages

Free with museum admission: $20 for families (maximum of two adults)

Event description: This festival brings an ancient winter celebration to life, with fast-paced rapper sword and mysterious long sword dancing. The dancers are linked in a ring by swords as they weave ever more complex figures in this modern display of skill -- a New York tradition adapted from English and European customs.

Address: 1220 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY
Phone: 212-534-1672
Website: mcny.org

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The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Founded in 1923 as a private, nonprofit corporation, the Museum connects the past, present, and future of New York City. It serves the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, school and public programs, publications, and collections.






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