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Yemenite Dance Troupe Arrives This Week-end in U.S. for Performances

Inbal, Israel’s Yemenite dance company, will arrive here this week-end to prepare for its first American tour early in January under the auspices of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. The group has just completed a successful tour of the Continent.

The troupe will open in New York January 6 for a three-week stay, after which it will spend three months touring Philadelphia, Washington, Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Princeton, N.J., and Montreal and Toronto in Canada. At the completion of its American tour, the company will return to Europe to perform in France, Italy, Belgium and the Scandinavian countries before returning to Israel.

In New York, Mayor Robert F. Wagner will receive the company at City Hall and will officially proclaim the week of January 6 as “Inbal Week.” Ambassador and Mrs. Abba Eban head the list of sponsors of Inbal’s American tour.