Sword Dancers Family Performance

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February 16, 2013


Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween, Teen

Free with admission: $20 families; $10 adults; $6 seniors and students; free for kids younger than 12

Description: The 28th annual New York Sword Dance 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. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

All programs are free with admission and a light snack will be served. Email egoldin@mcny.org for more information. Registration is required.

Address: 1220 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10029
Phone: 212-534-1672
Website: mcny.org


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