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Saturday, November 9th

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Bring your dancing shoes for a feast of Balkan, Romani and Eastern European traditional dance music. Join us for the DARKFEST closing party and a journey to the east.
High energy 8 piece Raka are named after a traditional Bulgarian dance. Full of leg kicks, clicking heels and hands held high, their unmistakable groove gets everyone to their feet. Not ‘fusion’ but a genuinely authentic repertoire brought from the sweaty back rooms of North London clubs to Portsmouth for one night only.
"Absolutely magnificent, no one can sit still listening to Raka!" DJ Ritu, A World in London - Resonance FM
“Raka burst with traditional Balkan flair, the group earn their title as the essential act of the weekend.” Eva Hibbs, Nightshift Magazine

Please note this is an immersive event taking place in our auditorium with limited seating and patrons will be able to dance and take part in the performance. Dust off your dancing shows and we hope you enjoy the evening.

Price: Advance 12£ On the door 16£

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Groundlings Theatre, The Old Beneficial School
Kent Street 42

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The event runs from 7:00pm to 11:30pm on the following dates.
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