Traditional Uzbek Khorezm style dance called "Surnay Lazgi."
Marvarid Uzbek Dance group performs Traditional Uzbek Khorezm style dance performed at Brighton Beach Library
Brighton Beach houses many remarkable Central Asian traditional artists, including the Marvarid Uzbek Dance Group. Marvarid Uzbek Dance Group (founded by Lauren Propenko) was created in 2018 to shares traditional Uzbek dance throughout New York City and New Jersey, particularly weddings and birthday parties. They rehearse at the iDance studio, above the Masters Theater on Brighton Beach Avenue. At that moment only idance Studio has professional dancers originally from Tashkent (Uzbekistan) that preserve these traditions.
The traditions of Khorezmian dance go back hundreds of years. The central philosophy of this dance is to express the love of life, beauty of nature, and a dedication to work. Khorezm outfits make the dance and movements brighter and more jewelry. - Svetlana Seryogina