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Wollongong Belly Dance Festival is a biennial 3 day event from 25th-27th August 2017. The festival aims to celebrate the diverse traditions of belly dance, folkloric Middle Eastern dance, and its fusions through dance shows, workshops, and more. WHAT'S ON OFFER? - 3 DAYS OF DANCE WORKSHOPS - Featuring Esmeralda Colabone from Brazil and Australia's top belly dancers offering a feast of dance workshops for every level! - SHOWS - from the relaxed and informal 'Moroccan Indulgence' film night, to…Find out more »
Join Virginia for this fun and upbeat Moroccan Chaabi dance workshop at Wollongong Belly Dance Festival (25-27th Aug 2017). Moroccan popular music is used to express feelings, and can be intensely political. Chaabi is the dance of the people and incorporates elements of traditional Moroccan movement, the dance features shimmies, hair sways, bold hip accents. The dance is earthy and joyous in nature and a whole lot of fun. In this workshop we explore the rhythm, technique, and movements that…Find out more »
Are you up for some Killer drills? Join The Ruby Lady for her 2hour workshop on Killer Technique at Wollongong Belly Dance Festival (25-27th Aug 2017). Take your dance to the next level with the Ruby Lady. Explore new drills, techniques and exercises that will have you training like the professionals. Muscular accents, well executed footwork, layers and loose juicy shimmies will be deconstructed, reconstructed, drilled and blasted and mastered in this intense 2 hour workshop. Level: Intermediate/Advanced About The…Find out more »
Join Ekaterini for a fresh look at the Egyptian folkloric Saidi dance in her 2hour workshop at Wollongong Belly Dance Festival (25-27th Aug 2017) Saidi is the earthy Egyptian folkloric dance incorporating lively steps and playful attitude. Learn a super fun and uplifting saiidi choreography with Ekaterini. The dance uses strong saiidi technique without losing the grace and femininity. Level: Intermediate/Advanced. Bring: Cane if you have one, some will be available for loan. About Ekaterini Ekaterini is the founder of…Find out more »
Master Tabla player Jamal Zraika of Sydney will teach his sought after Arabic Drumming workshop at Wollongong Belly Dance Festival (25-27th Aug 2017). Jamal - better known as Mr. Tabla - is well known for his exceptional technique, vibrant performances, and his down to earth teaching skills. He displays a unique musical sensitivity and ability to improvise and embellish the patterns familiar to Arabic Music. Jamal is one of the most acclaimed performers of the Sydney Arabic music scene. Come…Find out more »
Retreat in Italy Bringing together Embodied Bellydance™ & the Six Point System with Maria Sangiorgi & Tamalyn Dallal 25 - 31 August 2017 La Ragola Ostra Italy Tamalyn Dallal and Maria Sangiorgi will join forces to teach their innovative, creative and original ways of instructing Bellydance on the famous rolling hills of the Marche Province of Italy. Tamalyn and Maria first met in Italy 5 years ago at the International Dance Council Conference in San Marino. They discovered they share…Find out more »
Come and join Sandie and Kathy on an exotic dance of discovery to awaken the dancer within you in beautiful Ubud, Bali. Sat 26th Aug 2017 to Sun 3rd Sept 2017 Suitable for the beginner and beyond. 20+ hrs of workshops 7 days 8 nights Earlybird price $1165 twin share to be paid in full - Earlybird price extended to the 30th of April 2017** Full price $1365 twin share to be paid by 29th July 2017 Non Refundable Deposit…Find out more »
Join Sydney based performer and teacher Johara for her 2 hour workshop: ‘Intro to Belly Dance: with Zills and Veil’ at Wollongong Belly Dance Festival (25-27th Aug 2017). As an early learner of belly dance the many topics and styles can seem a little daunting. In this fun and informative introductory workshop Johara will take you through the fundamentals of belly dance movement. Learn some key dance steps using hips, upper body, and traveling and learn how to put them…Find out more »
A gathering of tribal belly dancers from South West Victoria. Come along to learn new moves and enjoy a relaxed day of dancing with your tribal sisters.Find out more »
Back by popular demand! Wollongong Belly Dance Festival launched this event in 2015 and it's back again this year. We invite soloists to perform a 2-3min improvisation at the 'Showcase and Bazaar' on Saturday 26th August City Diggers Wollongong. How does it work?: Music is chosen by the festival and played in a random order for registered performers. Performers must be present during 1.30-2.30pm for your name to be called to perform your improvised piece. There are no rules and…Find out more »
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