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Sunday, May 27
 

7:00pm PDT

Amira
Classic Bellydance

Performers
A

Amira

Amira is an award-winning belly dancer who has performed throughout the Northwest and beyond for over two decades, at times logging in over 200 performances a year. She has studied with Egyptian masters, is the founder and director of Amirat Dance Company, and the producer of numerous... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Helene Eriksen and Anar Dana Dance Company
North Africa to Central Asia

Performers
HE

Helene Eriksen and Anar Dana Dance Company

ANAR DANA offers a visual feast for the public, audiences discover cultures through the lens of women’s community dance, with sophisticated choreography, diverse musical styles, sumptuous regional costumes, and a taste of the creative expression of ethnic groups from North Africa... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Karavans Dance Troupe
Arabic and Persian Dance

Performers
KD

Karavans Dance Troupe

Karavans Dance Troupe specializes in dances from the Middle East, North Africa, Persia and Turkey. They perform annually at the Turkish, Arabic and Persian Festivals sponsored by Festal at the Seattle Center, They recently appeared at Seattle University's International Dinner/show... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Mirabai Asal
Bellydance and Folkloric

Performers
MA

Mirabai Asal

Mirabai Asal is a second generation Bellydance and Middle East dance artist. Her mom first ventured into the art in 1970s Seattle. Growing up, Mirabai knew exactly where to find her mom's stash of magical bellydance memorabilia. In 1990, Mirabai began her own journey into bellydance... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Moon Sirens Bellydancing
Egyptian Cabaret

Performers
MS

Moon Sirens Bellydancing

A dynamic performance group from Arlington WA, established in 2009. These strong, independent women are a collaborative of business owners, mothers and professionals by day and Bellydancers for life. Directed by founders Shakti Moon and lead choreographer Shalaa, all members of the... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Nalini's Jewels Of Fire
Modern Bellydance

Performers
NJ

Nalini's Jewels Of Fire

Jewels Of Fire is Nalini's Belly Dance performance group. Under the teaching and direction of master performer, choreographer and teacher Nalini the group has been performing at local festivals, restaurant shows and many other events in Seattle area since 2012. Nalini’s extensive... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Shahrazad Dance Ensemble of Seattle
Folkloric Dances Middle East

Performers
SD

Shahrazad Dance Ensemble of Seattle

Shahrazad Dance Ensemble, founded in 1978 in Seattle, performs folkloric dances at cultural festivals, showcases, and other events. Troupe members have taken classes from leading dance ethnologists Helene Ericksen, Morocco of New York, Dr. Kay Hardy Campbell, Nadia Hamdi, Leila Haddad... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109