Syria’s civil war and the devastation it has wrought on the country’s people have made headlines around the world since 2011. Images of the strife-ridden nation have been widely broadcast and stories of catastrophe and struggle have been at the forefront.
A group of young dancers in Latakia, Syria, is hoping to inspire change in the face of this conflict. They call themselves Dare, and they are taking to the streets of the country to restore what they call the pulse and atmosphere of life in Syria.
In their performances, Dare remains conscious of Syria’s conservative culture and traditions. The group says they have been met with a positive response so far; if the dancing was viewed as an opposition to