"Bellydance is over five thousand year old, with roots extending out through many of the ancient cultures: India, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Persia, and the mid-East. These dances have origin in ritual/tribal dances, temple dances, social dances, exercises to prepare women for childbirth, and dances of victory. Throughout the many countries, cities, towns and villages that have the dance as part of their culture, one can see sylistic nuances in both the dance and costuming that mark the style of theat region. This is why we chose to present you with several different styles of bellydance in this program: Egyptian Dance, Traditional Cabaret Style, Persian Dance, ad Persian Banderi Dance. We have additionally addes some modern versions of the dance, which are non-traditional, yet quite popular.
Join Rania, Sohaila, Louchia and Marina and enjoy the mystical world of bellydance..."