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Golden Era Bellydance Workshop with Badriyah

  • Shoonya Dance Centre 41 Stapelplein Gent, Vlaanderen, 9000 Belgium (map)

Day & Date: Saturday, 12th October
Time: 15:00 - 18:30 (with 30min break)
Price: 35 euro/32 euro for Shoonya Members
Level: 2 and above


15:00 - 16:00 Lecture | Studio Basement

The biggest step towards the creation of bellydance as we know it now happened in 'Golden Era', during 1930'-1950' in Egypt. The lecture points out the important events which changed the look of bellydance throughout the beginning of 20th century and describes the life stories of the iconic dancers of that time, such as Badia Masabni or Samia Gamal. The lecture will be accompanied with original items, videos and vintage photographs.

16:15 - 18:30 Dance workshop | Studio Dormitory

Technique and choreography in the style of Golden Era Bellydance from Egyptian movies in 1940' and 1950'. The choreography is based on a dance style of Samia Gamal and Katy, therefore it is elegant, soft, but also very dynamic. Make a trip to the past and learn the dance style of legendary dancers.

Earlier Event: September 9
Opendeurweek | Gratis Proeflessen
Later Event: November 9
Egyptian Folkloric Dances | Sheyla