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Belly Dancer of the Year 2005
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May 28, 2005,
San Ramon, California

photos by Monica



San Diego, CA

Lu Lu
Menlo Park, CA

of ?

Oakland, CA

Azziza Salem
New York, NY

Walnut Creek, CA

Santa Barbara, CA


Concord, CA

Sonoma County, CA


Nashwa Ahlam
Concord, CA

Benecia, CA

Danville, CA

Walnut Creek, CA

East Bay, CA

Menlo Park, CA

of San Francisco, CA

Naima Faddin
of Pittsburg, CA

Ten finalists were selected from the group of preliminary contestants for Belly Dancer of the Year 2005. The photos from this second stage to the contest will be posted soon.

Belly Dancer of the Year Pageant Website includes the complete list of winners

More photos coming soon!

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6-18-05 Belly Dancer of the Year 2005 Grand Dancer, more Duos, Trios & Troupes photos by Monica
May 28, 2005, San Ramon, California.

6-3-05 Belly Dancer of the Year 2005 Page 1 Duos, Trios & Troupes photos by Monica
May 28, 2005, San Ramon, California.

3-12-05 Keti Sharif’s A to Z Advanced Stage Instructional DVD and booklet review by Monica Berini
It is rare that an instructional video marketed to advanced dancers follows through to actually challenge experienced students or performers. This one does.

6-30-05 Ahlan wa Sahlan 2005: First Impressions as of Wednesday, June 29 by Shira
I’m pleased to report that in just the first couple of days it has been a great experience, improved in many ways over 2004.

6-20-05 The 2005 Eilat Festival, My Fete in Israel by Orit
This was the first professional festival of its kind in Israel. Despite its being overwhelmingly exhausting and loaded with material, the celebrating continued in the lobby, well into the night, with endless conversations and the exchange of tales.

5-5-05 Initiating Dance Dialogue: Current Trends, The Panel Discussion at Carnivals of Stars Festival, transcribed from video by Andrea, Panel members included: Heather as moderator, Monica Berini, Shira, Barbara Bolan, Amina Goodyear, Debbie Lammam.




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