ABU DHABI,Louvre Abu Dhabi's first annual Rain of Light Festival ended on a high note with a spectacular performance of 'The Nile Men in the Circle' by Medhat Fawzy Centre. The five-day festival, which celebrated the museum's architecture with different events taking place across the museum city, saw performances from around the world, as well as workshops and tours for all ages.
The performances included the Royal Ballet of Cambodia ballet titled Metamorphosis; the Ghost Project by magician Etienne Saglio; a Battle of styles dance battle that saw different forms of dance compete against each other under the museum's iconic dome; a sold-out concert by Franco-Moroccan artist Hindi Zahra, performing from her latest album Homeland; Medhat Fawzy Centre performing The Nile Men in the Circle, a traditional ancient Egyptian dance; La Transumante performance by Johann Le Guillerm; along with traditional Al Ayyala dancing from the UAE.
Visitors learned different types of dance through workshops with Battle of Styles and The Nile Men in the Circle dancers, and had the chance to draw sketches of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia dancers as part of a drawing workshop under the dome.
Source: Emirates News Agency