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90-year-old Auschwitz survivor triumphs in sell-out dance duet | The Times of Israel

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     The arts played critical roles in the survival of people in the WWII German concentration camps. In earlier posts I have shared stories about musicians and the ways in which music essentially saved their lives. Today’s post tells the inspiring story of a former prisoner who found the way to creative aging through dancing.

     This story from The Times of Jerusalem features Eva Fahidi, a 90-year-old Hungarian holocaust survivor. Her dance performance, Sea Lavender or the Euphoria of Being, brings her story to life through a partnership with a younger dancer. It is a powerful tribute to the healing and transforming powers of the arts.

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As Eva Fahidi’s performance premiers in Berlin, the Hungarian’s newfound love of expression through movement truly proves it is never too late…”

Source: 90-year-old Auschwitz survivor triumphs in sell-out dance duet | The Times of Israel

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