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Photos from the 20th Annual BDUC 2010

Saturday Night’s Judges Celebrity Show

Photos by Carl Sermon
posted December 7, 2010

The Belly Dancer of the Universe Competion is produced by Tonya and Atlantis in mid February each year. This is the 20th year and was held in the Long Beach Convention Center. Saturday night’s show featured all the workshop teachers and the judges for the many competions. More of Carl’s lovely photos from the competitions are yet to come!

Aisha Ali
Amaya
Anglelika Nemeth
Anisa
Anisa's Troupe
Ashana and hubby
Atlantis and troupe
Blue Lotus dance Company
Heather Shoopman
Helena Vlahos
Isabella
Jayna
Lee Ali
Marushka
Mashuqa
Mashua receives the Lifetime Achievement Award
Mesmera
Z Princess!
Sadie
Suhaila

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