Marwa by Carlos Salazar Photographer

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Santiago, Chile

Marwa is a Palestinian descendant dancer and teacher from Chile, specialized in classical Egyptian Raks Sharqi and Arabic culture. She is one of the most sought after teachers from Chile and continuously travels around her country teaching seminars and dancing in different festivals and shows.

Marwa studied pedagogy and has a diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies. Her principal background is Oriental Dance but she also studies Ballet and Contemporary dance. She has her own dance school in Santiago, Chile and continuously travels to Egypt, England and USA to develop her training.


Twitter: @marwachile
Youtube Channel: marwachile
Facebook: Marwa Estudio Oriental

Articles on Gilded Serpent by Marwa

  • An Emerging Dance Community, Chile's Belly Dance Scene --in Spanish and English!
    The Palestinians immigrants began arriving at the end of the 19th century; additionally, a great wave of immigration was registered between 1910 and 1920, and it has kept growing until even our current days.