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NEWS

~ 2011 The duo perfomed at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach andwith Ballet Flamenco La Rosa for the flamenco ballet Cleopatra y Cesar.

~ 2010 The duo performed Sephardic music with Alberto Mizrahi, Arabic anad original music with Elizabeth Ayoub and Elias Kilzi, and a blend of flamenco and Middle Eastern music for Spanish dancer La Tati.

~ JAPAN TOUR 2009 - KANTO A SEPHARAD: The duo performed Sephardic music and Middle Eastern music and dance with Susana Behar, Ryoji Yamaguchi, and Erika Sato in Sakura at City Hall and in Tokyo at Koendori Hall, and the Jewish Community Center. They also performed a blend of Japanese and Middle Eastern music at Cas Classica with the same musicians and Ponko Hoya and Najime Nishi. The duo taught Middle Eastern dance workshops at Maimu Ballet Studio in Sakura.

~ 2007 INDIVIDUAL ARTIST FELLOWSHIP in FOLKLORE/DANCE category - MYRIAM ELI received this award for the second time from the FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS. JOE ZEYTOONIAN has received 3 Individual Artist Fellowships and 3 Honorable Mentions for the Division, as well as the Florida Folk Heritage Award from the Division of Historical Resources.

~ TOKYO, JAPAN 2006- Myriam Eli performed dance with Nanae Tsuchiya’s dance company in concert at the Kameari Lirio Theater. The concert DVD will be available for purchase in March.

~ TOKYO AND KYOTO, JAPAN 2005- The duo taught drum and dance workshops and performed in concert at Studio Nana in Tokyo. In Kyoto they taught a workshop organized by dancer and teacher Tania Luiz at Meno Mosso and presented a lecture demonstration at Ryukoku University.

~ ARTIST ENHANCEMENT GRANT 2005, on behalf of the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and the South Florida Cultural Consortium - Myriam Eli received this grant to study privately with folk artist HELENE ERIKSEN.

~ FLORIDA STATE TOURING PROGRAM 2004-06- Harmonic Motion has been selected to participate in this program of the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs.

~FLORIDA FOLKLIFE APPRENTICESHIP 2004- The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources granted this award to Corina Fitch (apprentice) and Myriam Eli (master teacher). The apprenticeship will include information on history, culture, costuming, dance, and music of the Middle East.

~ ENCUENTRO: FLAMENCO AND MIDDLE EASTERN MUSIC AND DANCE CONCERT - The duo performed at the Coconut Grove Playhouse in Miami, FL with Ballet Flamenco La Rosa, MANOLETE and Harmonic Motion Middle Eastern Music and Dance Theater.

~ COSKUN SABA & HARMONIC MOTION - The duo played with this celebrated Turkish singer, ud player, songwriter at A la Turca on 8 May.

~ HARMONIC MOTION DUO IN TURKEY 2002 appeared at the following:

ISTANBUL TELEVISION INTERVIEWS AND PERFORMANCES: on NTV, ATV, STAR TV, CNN-TURK, KANAL D, HULYA AVSAR SHOW with MUSLUM GURSES, and again on ATV with pop singer/dancer NEZ.
ISTANBUL RADIO INTERVIEW AND PERFORMANCE: ACIK RADYO.
ISTANBUL NEWSPAPER ARTICLES: SABAH:C.TESI, HURRIYET, VATAN, AGOS, SHALOM.
ISTANBUL DANCE AND DARBUKA WORKSHOPS at Dans Bulusma in Galata.

sample article: http://www.milliyet.com/2002/09/30/cumartesi/acum.html

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