ATS and Tribal Fusion
The term "Tribal" fully expresses the philosophy of those dances made of communication, feeling and aggregation through body movements; "Fusion" refers to the styles mix from which those dances draw.
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"
Egypt and Turkey have competed for centuries for the primacy of the "birthplace" of oriental dance: the land of Tutankhamun and that of Ataturk offer however quite different versions.
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.
The dark charm of Mata Hari
Known for her dark beauty and sensual performances, Mata Hari breaks the norms of the twentieth century by triumphing as an exotic dancer inspired by oriental dances. She dances naked.
The “Golden Era” of Belly Dance
The term "golden era" is refer to the period of Egyptian cinema that begins in the first half of the mid-20th century thanks to the matron of modern belly dancing
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.
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