Selected Interviews and Presentations
2019.04.02 Great Big Story
Dancing for His Life
Ahmad Joudeh was born in a refugee camp in Syria. At the tender age of 8, he discovered the magic of dance. From that day on, his world was transformed. Dance provided an escape from the tumultuous world that surrounded him. He began to post videos of his performances online, and was eventually discovered by the Dutch National Ballet where he was offered a scholarship. Now, Joudeh continues to dance for art, for culture and for history.
Interview with Ahmad Joudeh, a contestant on the Arabic version of 'So You Think You Can Dance' who moved millions with his moving performances and dedication to dance--a fact that enabled him to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles in order to achieve his moment in the sun.
Arabology is a radio program that is hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer at Stanford University, showcasing music and other cultural productions from the Arab world.
Last update of this page: 2019.04.05