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Belly Dancer of the Year 2005
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Grand Dancer, and more

Duos, Trios & Troupes

May 28, 2005, Danville, California
photos by Monica

21 judges this year! Including:
(A-Z) Amy Sigil, Aneena, Ayesha, Bay'la Zena, Carolena Nericcio, DaVid, Denise, Ely, Fadil Shaheen, Judeen, Kamseen, Ma*Shuqa, Nanna, Pat Olsen, Patrisha, Shakira Om Mia, Shiraza, Shoshanna, Una, Vashti, Zaheea, Zaina Hart

Judges Una and DaVid

Judges: Zaina Hart, Carolena Nerrichio, Zaheea, Shakira Om Mia

Dunia of San Jose
wins Grand Dancer!

Judges Una, Bay'la Zena, Patrisha (standing forward), and Aneena

Dunia also won the Congeniality Award for her division

Jasmina wins 1st Runner up

2nd runner up
Jamila Hassan danced to a song by Amro Diab

Layla Habib
Coco county, CA

of San Leandro


Second Runner Up -
Troupe Sahar
from Dublin

Troupe Sagheera of Santa Cruz
Second Runner Up for Duo's and Trio's - Naiya and Numa'ir
Duo's & Trio 2005 Winners- Angelia, Kahli, Tyrannie

Troupe Unmata
Winning troupe 2004 opened for the Finals- coming soon!

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

More photos coming soon!

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

5-28-05 Rakkasah West Festival 2005 Photos- Saturday Page 1 photos by GS Staff and Friends
More to come!

3-31-05 Rakkasah West Festival 2005 Photos- Friday Page 1 photos by GS Staff and Friends
Friday Page 2

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.

5-5-05 Carnival of Stars Holiday Dance Festival and Comic Book Convention Photos by GS Staff
A new festival held on Nov 14, '04 produced by's at Centennial Hall, in Hayward, California, which included a panel discussion, raffle, costume contest, and famous comic artists, along with the usual dancing and vendors.

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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