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Greenwich Park, Greenwich, SE10
Fri 25 - Sat 26 June 10pm

FREE
  (no ticket required)   Runs approx 25 mins

Akademi South Asian Dance UK and Red Earth
Presented in association with Greenwich Dance

The elemental landscape of Greenwich Park provides the setting for this ritualistic fusion of Asian dance and environmental art. In a timeless setting, the intensity of Sufi mysticism encounters the stillness of the Zen monks, framed by art installations created from locally sourced natural materials and fire effects. Sufi:Zen will transform a familiar wooded glade into a sacred grove, connecting audiences with global cultures in an experience which promises to both enlighten and inspire.

Please note Sufi:Zen contains fire and smoke effects

Part of Big Dance 2010
Commissioned by Without Walls and Lakes Alive
Red Earth installations commissioned by GDIF


Open Workshops (FREE)
25 & 26 June, 8pm
Everyone is welcome to take part in this 45 minute workshop led by Krishnaa Kinkari combining Yoga and Tayiquan/Qigong movement and meditation. This workshop will enhance your well-being, offering an alternative way of embodying the energy that has influenced the performance of Sufi:Zen.


Greenwich Park, Greenwich, SE10
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Entry and exit via St Mary’s Gate. Queen Mary Gate opens for performances at 9.30pm and the event will finish at approximately 10.30pm. Audience members participating in the 8pm workshops are invited to remain on site following the workshops until the performance start time if they wish to do so.
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By Train: Greenwich
By DLR: Cutty Sark
By Bus: 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 286, 386
By Car: Public car parking off Park Row opposite the Old Royal Naval College and at Cutty Sark Gardens, access via Welland Street
By Thames Clippers: Greenwich Pier

Entry and exit via St Mary’s Gate. Moderate gradients on pathways & grass slopes. Specially adapted toilet available in Cutty Sark Gardens.
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