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Rakkasah West Fest 2011

Saturday, Page 1: A- J

by Carl Sermon
posted April 18, 2011

Rakkasah West Festival is held every year at various venues in the East Bay of San Francisco, California over Friday Eve, Saturday and Sunday. This year the event was held at the Richmond Auditorium.

This is page 1 (A-J) of photos from Saturday, March 12, 2011.

 

Afrita of Germany

Afrita

Germany

 

Ahava

Ahava

Martinez, CA

Ahava

 

Al Azifoon

Al Azifoon

Yosifah and Nathan, Martinez, CA

 

 

Alea

Alea

 

Alnisa

Alnisa

Napa, CA

Alnisa

 

Aruba

Aruba

 

Ava Fleming

Ava Fleming

Phoenix, AZ

 

Bal Anat

Bal Anat

Albany, CA

 

Bal Anat

 

Bal Anat

 

Banat el Hoggar

Banat El Haggar

Richmond, CA

 

Black Diamond

Black Diamond

Rohnert Park

 

Black Opal

Ava Flemming with Black Opal

 

Black Opal- Nava

Black Opal- Nava

 

Dancers of the Cresent Moon

Dancers of the Cresent Moon

Siwa and Zorba, Santa Cruz, CA

 

Dancers of the Pharoah

Dancers of the Pharoah, click above photo for enlargement

Pinole, CA

Shukriya

 

Dancers Heat

Dancers Heat Dancers, click above for enlargement

El Cerrito, CA

Dancers Heat

 

 

Elnora and Rhonda

Elnora and Rhonda

 

 

Fringe Benefits

Fringe Benefits

Chicago, IL

 

Fringe Benefits

 

Hamsa

Hamsa

Lotus, CA

Hamsa

 

 

Hanna Lissa

Hanna Lissa

 

Jennifer

Jennifer/Jasmine

Walnut Creek, CA

 

Jewels of the North

Jewels of the North

El Dorado, CA

Jewels of the North

 

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