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BOOKINGS OPEN for Headliner- Full Moon Ecstatic Dance
June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+4
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Bring in the spring equinox with live music and ecstatic dance at this outdoor event featuring world renowned multi-cultural dance music artist, Govinda, in downtown Asheville!
Limited discount admission at holdmyticket.com/tickets/356246
Families and community members from the larger Buncombe County area and beyond will be coming together for this special outdoor dance experience in Pack Square Park. Honoring and bringing together different subcultures, this gathering is a family-friendly and alcohol-free event.
Govinda’s musical ingenuity stems from learning violin with masters across the globe. The Govinda Music show is truly a multi-sensory experience that immerses the audience with a textured tribal-bass atmosphere, featuring live ambient Romani-style melodies and uniquely crafted violin for a truly magical dance experience.
Mikaya Swabb (opening performance), founder of Dance Church Maui, uses a spectrum of musical genres to deepen somatic embodiment through movement, breath and presence. He’s also a well-known sound healer that plays the gong, Tibetan singing bowl, Native American flute, N’goni, hand drum, and other sacred sound healing instruments.
Pack Square Park Amphitheater provides a beautiful downtown Asheville setting for this family-friendly gathering on a Saturday evening from 6pm-9pm, with doors opening at 5:30pm. Opening ceremony is at 6pm. Children 12 and under may enter for free. There will be hot chai to stay warm and superfood energy bars provided by Infinity Greens, and raw chocolate delights by Asheville legends, Silvermoon Chocolate. Startribe is partnering with Blue Horizons, together a community of health-conscious dancers who gather together for free-form dance by hosting dance waves for personal and community transformation.
StarTribe is a special events company based in Taos, New Mexico, that has produced a variety of one day events and full weekend festivals around the country. Coming in to the Asheville scene strong, last year they produced the highly acclaimed Full Moon Ecstatic Dance in Carrier Park with Porangui in May, and the well-attended and loved Ecstatic Dance in Pack Square with Random Rab in October and the Winter Solstice Ecstatic Dance in Pack Square Park with Kaminanda in December. StarTribe events fulfill a passion for dance within the natural outdoor elements and a tight-knit community. They believe that dance within this energetic, high-minded container is among the most consciousness enhancing activities we can do for ourselves. Sponsors for this event include Blue Horizons Project, a renewable energy community initiative and Red Wing Enterprises, a local music festival management and digital marketing agency.
For thousands of years, countless cultures all over the world have used dance as a way of opening doorways into a deeper consciousness, for revealing an ancient wisdom and transformative power unlike anything else. This is why, for StarTribe, dance is a path of personal development, making it an invaluable part of life.
In much of the Western world, the scope of dance has become narrow and limited with the theme often being of noisy, unnatural nightclubs and bars which aren’t exactly empowering, relative to what’s possible. But there’s a revival of late towards more meaningful dance – dance that takes place in outdoor settings, within a real sense of community, much like it was for millennia. This is StarTribe.
Thousands of people have participated in StarTribe, and for the real spirit of dance. There’s something especially moving and powerful about an entire community of people coming together for this experience, and you are warmly invited.
* Limited discount admission at www.StarTribe.org *