Saidi: the stick dance
Saidi is perhaps the most famous oriental folkloric dance: exuberant and powerful, simple and spontaneous, it is probably the most ancient and popular Egyptian style.
Raqs sharqi is not only the way the Arabic language defines oriental dance: it’s something more, a well defined and recognizable style of this dance and the "classical Egyptian style"
The 1001 nights of Princess Sherazade
Since I was a young girl I have always been fascinated by the Middle East narrated in "The thousand and one nights", and especially from the character of Princess Sherazade.
Samia Gamal, “The Barefoot Dancer”
Samia Gamal is considered to be one of the greatest dancers of the Golden Age of Belly dance. He was a unique artist, who influenced the generations of his time.
Ouled Nail berbers women
If you search on Google for the word "Berber woman", among the first results you will find a vintage photo of a young Berber girl of the Ouled Nail tribe.
The tribal music of Beats Antique
This experimental group of electronic and fusion music was born in USA and has become famous both for the mix of different genres, but also for the spectacular performances of
The Hand of Fatima
The Hand of Fatima, also known as the Hand of Miriam, Hamsa or Khamsa, means "five" and in the Jewish and Muslim religion has a sacred value, is a symbol
Almeh and Geisha comparison
For a long time I thought that still today, both oriental dancers and geishas, in the collective imagination of some many people are more or less covertly considered a sort
The charm of Assuit fabrics
Tulle bi Telli, also known as Assuit or Assiut, is one of the most luxurious, exciting and mysterious fabrics worn by dancers since the times of Taheya Carioca and Samia