of the Year
Zaheea, last years winner, awards trophy to Aziza
as Sabiba looks on
Belly Dancer of
the Year 2002 Competition Winners!
May 25 & 26, 2002
Benicia High School, Benicia, California
details and photos coming soon!
Congeniality- Shifting Sands
2nd Runner Up- Shalimar Dance Company
1st Runner Up- Sirens Rising
2002 Troupe of the Year- Shifting Sands
Names from "Shifting Sands":
Sitara (Cathy Larripa), director/choreographer
Bahijah (Jeanne Futak)
Maajida (Lynn McKinney)
Fariba (Lindsey Cannon)
Theone (Eleanor Garcia)
Hadarah (Corey Cutler)
2nd Runner Up- Lasya & Alia
1st Runner Up- Duende (Amira/Kami Larripa & Sitara/Cathy
2002 Duet of the Year- Dhyanis & Carolena
2nd Runner Up- Karri
1st Runner Up- Avianna
2002 Grand Dancer of the Year- Jizan
4th Runner Up- Sarasa
3rd Runner Up- Yasmine
2nd Runner Up- Aneena
1st Runner Up-Sabiba
2002 Dancer of the Year- Aziza
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New Series! Kayla's Travel Journal-Turkey
The Honey Hunt
by Kayla Summers
"He may not have it",
since it was rare and very expensive.
Off I went.
West Festival 2002 Sunday Photos by Susie
Eva Cernik, Suhaila Dance Company, Ma'Shuqa, Parri and more....
and Akhram's Villa on the Red Sea, Interviewed by GS Staff
shares her pictures from the June 2001 Cairo Festival