Eid Ul-Adha: Family Day


Eid is celebrated across the Muslim world, including Pakistan, Iran, Indonesia and Central Asia. Learn about Eid traditions and celebrations across Asia with arts, crafts and performances.

Schedule of activities

1:00-1:45: Doyra Drumming from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

Master drummers from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan will perform traditional songs on doyra drums. Then, learn some drumming from the masters as they teach the doyra!


2:00-2:45: Storytelling and games with Saad Haroon

Comedian Saad Haroon will tell stories and lead games. Join Saad for a lively and exciting exploration of Eid traditions!


3:00-3:45: Indonesian Saman dance with Saung Budaya Dance Group

Saung Budaya Dance Group will perform the exciting Saman dance, known as the "Dance of the Thousand Hands." A feast for the eyes, this dance celebrates special occasions. Learn Saman dance from the dancers after the performance!


Ongoing activities:

— Taste the traditions of Eid with sweets from across Asia!

— Create your own Persian-inspired mosaic with artist Haifa Bint-Kadi!


Family Programs at Asia Society are supported by  

Event Details

Sat 27 Oct 2012
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
725 Park Ave, New York, NY
$5 students, seniors, children; $7 members (Dual Family members FREE); $12 nonmembers. Tickets available the day of the event
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