May 20 – May 21
KONA ELKS LODGE
JOIN HOSTS “HANDS OF FATIMA HAWAII” FOR TWO FABULOUS 2.5 HOUR EGYPTIAN FOLKLORIC WORKSHOPS FEATURING THE INSTRUCTIONS OF AMALA GAMEELA, HELD AT THE KONA ELKS LODGE IN BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN KAILUA KONA.
THE FIRST WORKSHOP IS MOROCCAN SHIKHAT .
UNCOVER THE SENSUAL MOVEMENTS AND HIP ARTICULATIONS OF MOROCCOS PUBLIC DANCERS.
HISTORY, COSTUMING & CHOREOGRAPHY
THE SECOND OF THE WORKSHOPS IS THE FUN, FLIRTATIOUS DANCE OF THE BLACK SHAWL, THE MELAYA LEFF, DANCE OF ALEXANDRIA.
MASTER THE GRACE OF EGYPTIAN DANCE WITH THE SOFT, PLAYFUL EXPRESSIONS OF MELAYA LEFF WITH EMPHASIS ON STAGE PRESENCE, CHARACTERIZATION AND MUSIC EMULATION THE ALEXANDIAN WAY OF LIFE.
AMALA GAMEELA IS A CURRENT RESIDENT OF OAHU AND OFFERS CLASSES FEATURING MANY MODALITIES OF EGYPTIAN CLASSICAL AND FOLKLORIC STYLES.
TO SEE A COMPLETE LIST OF WORKSHOPS AVAIABLE GO TO:
Jun 10 – 11, 2017 | Aloha DanceSport Center
Karim Nagi is an International Arabic Musician and Folk Dancer from Egypt and the USA. Because of his proficiency in both music and dance, his workshops deliver students to a new physical understanding of the connection between these two disciplines. As a dance and drum teacher, Karim has taught in dozens of festivals in the United States, Asia, Europe and Cairo, as well as all major Arab Culture festivals in the USA. Karim Nagi is a true crossover artist, uniting the Cabaret and Tribal, Traditional and the Modern, the Ethnic and the Urban. Amala is ecstatic and honored to bring Karim to Hawaii!
Workshops will be held at Aloha DanceSport Center:
350 Ward Ave. Honolulu, HI 96814
Please arrive 10 minutes before the workshop for registration.
Street parking is available.
*MEDAH MEMBERS ONLY PAY $150.00*
*ALL 3 WORKSHOPS FOR ONLY $165.00*
FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION VISIT http://amalaraqs.com/2017/amala-gameela-presents-workshops-with-karim-nagi/
Bellydance Raqs Presents: HAFTA HAVE A HAFLA <3
Saturday, July 22 at 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Arthur Murray Dance Center Hawaii
770 Kapiolani Blvd, Ste 115, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Bellydance Raqs and Sammie in Hawaii invite dancers, friends, and family to their first ever hafla potluck to enjoy togetherness and the love of belly dance within the Oahu dance community! Join us for a night of performances, open floor dancing, drumming, and food for good vibes and plenty kind shimmies!
Got That Performance Itch?
We’d LOVE to have you perform and to celebrate your love of dance at this event! Troupes, soloists, small groups, first timers, all are eligible (although groups will take preference if we have an overwhelming amount of dancers)! Guest dancers (non-BDRaqs should aim for a song between 4 and 5 minutes max, BDRaqs performers should aim for a song 3-4 minutes max). Please contact Sammie (email@example.com)
Wanna Teach for Us?
We are currently full up on instructors for mini-lessons. However, I will post back if another slot opens up! Instructors will have their entrance fee waived.
Purchase tickets to support BDRaqs and get entered to win one of several awesome prizes throughout the night!
Food and Drinks:
For any dishes that are not already labeled or in the original packaging, please provide an ingredients list to be placed near your dish – allergic reactions to food make for poor shimmies! Drinks, plates, napkins, and utensils will be provided. Please be advised that this is an alcohol-free event.
***PRE-ORDER – $10 flat rate for adults, $5 for children under 12 – non-refundable, but you will receive two free raffle tickets! Send through PayPal at my link here including the First and Last name of all guests:PayPal.Me/SWon ***
Adult dancers/musicians – $10 without a dish, $5 if you bring a dish to share
Adult non-dancers – $15 without a dish, $10 if you bring a dish to share
Invited Photographers and Mini-Lesson Instructors – Free admission
Children – Infants and toddlers admitted free, $5 for other children under the age of 12
*The entirety of admission and raffle sales go to cost of the venue rental and to supporting Bellydance Raqs as a Resistered Independent Student Organization at UHWO ♥
Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1937795799786299/ for more information.
PHOTOS BY BOB MCKEAND
Created with flickr slideshow.
PHOTOS BY MIKE BAMBI
PHOTOS BY MIKE BAMBI
Valentine Veils at Ala Moana Center Stage
PHOTOS BY BOB MCKEAND:
MEDAH SUPPORTS THE WORLD WIDE SHIMMY MOB!
More than 173 cities participate annually in the World Wide Shimmy Mob to raise awareness and funds for women’s shelters and victims of domestic violence. Mahalo to all our dancers, drummer and MEDAH President Miko, and photographers…and special thanks to Helenka, our team leader, and to Bob McKeand for videotaping the event.
Make sure to sign up and join us next year! Everyone is welcome to participate!