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to the 2nd Miami Bellydance Convention, A Selection of Photos by Denise
Intercontinental Hotel in Miami, Florida, on September 4- 6, 2009, Winners,Teachers,
in LA, Turkish Dance Star in Los Angeles by Princess Farhana
He charmed everybody with his cute non-traditional
names for intricate footwork patterns as well as his verbal expressions
- at one point he referred to the flirtatious shoulder movements of Turkish
Oryantal as “cuddly”!
- 12-14-09 The
Wine Glass or The Wine? Dance Conversation with My Mentor by Najia
Sometimes, the mere beauty of glassware can be so impressive that it can far
surpass the content.
Comes the Aroos! Cairo Weddings by Nicole
Frankly, the Egyptian girls can get away with being a bit raunchier, and I do
try to be more modest with my movements so as not to look like a saucy little
American number straight off the plane.
Champs of the Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition 2009, photos
by Carl Sermon
This contest is one of the first in the Belly Dance
community and includes many categories covering different age groups, various
styles and specialties.
Storm teaches about the Daf, Tar, and other frame drums used in the
Middle East and North Africa Musical Instrument Tour
Filmed in August 2008, at the Mendocino Woodlands, Middle Eastern Music and Dance
Camp. Rowan Storm talks about the different names each frame drum has in each
country and the confusion that can happen. She also tells us about women only
drum groups in central Asia. Another topic- plastic vs natural materials
Dream: Dancing in Cairo! by Jillina
To be asked to teach at Ahlan Wa Sahlan is an amazing honor, but to be performing,
in the biggest show of the year? It was unbelievable! This was the most significant
phone call I have ever received in my entire career.
Your Love for the Dance Alive by Mandy
A dancer’s body is in tune and locked into this
higher power by sheer force of nature and no one, not even the dancer herself,
can break that bond
11-24-09 New Archive Page- Gigbag
Video interviews with artists backstage before or after the show. Twenty videos
listed so far, more to come!
PHOTOS: Gia al Qamar at Latifa's
event, Michael Baxter's 50th birthday, Monica sponsors Shareen
el Safy, Shaia's new studio, Yasmina Ramzy in Cairo wih students
re: Nicole's Ramadan photos
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MAJA's SPIRIT OF THE TRIBES #10 - May
28 to 31, 2010 - Ft. Laud, Fl - largest Tribal Fusion on the East Coast -
International - Cultural - Bazaar - Competition - 4 days classes - 2
Shows - www.majanile.com
$5000 in Cash Prizes at Bellydancer of the Universe Competition
February 13 & 14, 2010,Long Beach, CA USA , Valentines/ President's
Day Weekend starring Suhaila & Sadie teaching and performing both days!
10 categories for kids and adults www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com Tonya & Atlantis
The modern, the exotic and the ground-breaking collide
in THE BELLY DANCER, a historical novel set against the backdrop of
the 1893 Chicago World’s
Fair belly dancing scandal www.DeAnnaCameron.com
New Aziza DVD “Hands,
Arms, and Poses”!
Increase the fluidity of your movements. Includes; warm up, cool down,
drills, combinations, vintage and new performances, interview, and picture
gallery. 92 min $29.99 azizashop.com
Join us for 4 amazing days filled with dance workshops,
shopping, festival performances, pro-shows, a new belly dance contest,
a celebrity lecture, and an after-party at the FLAMINGO in LAS VEGAS next
Sept. 9-12, 2010. http://tinyurl.com/LVBDI2010
Exciting new video clips
from Mary Ellen's October Middle Eastern Treasures Concert now at youtube.com/user/drumteacher1:"Mozaik,"Eclectica", "Drums
Galore" and much more. Instructional
music books and cd's at www.maryellendonald.com
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