Siobhan and Greenstone Belly Dance are ecstatic to announce that we’ll be hosting Shems (USA) to teach a saidi workshop and perform at our winter hafla in Delft in January 2019! Read on for all the details.
Shems is a professional belly dance instructor and performer currently residing in Enschede. Previously based in Baltimore, Maryland, Shems directed the professional dance company Barakaat, taught regular classes and workshops, produced theatrical dance events, and was a popular performer at regional venues and national events. Shems has studied with several internationally renowned Middle Eastern dance instructors, and has been honored to perform with world-class musicians. Shems honors the many beautiful cultural dance traditions of the Middle East and North Africa and continues to learn, practice, and share the joy that they bring her with others.
Open-level dance workshop with Shems (USA), followed by Winter Hafla (casual belly dance party/show!)
Buurthuis de Wending, Raamstraat 67, Delft
Saturday January 19, 2019
Open-level Saidi workshop with Shems (canes provided for those who register in advance). 30 euro before January 6, 2019, 35 euro thereafter.
A fun, casual event, this hafla (the arabic word for “party”) will allow dancers and non-dancers alike to mingle, have a shimmy, and enjoy belly dance performances .From 19:00 onwards, nibbles provided. Spectator tickets are 7 euro (payment via bank transfer or exact change only; performers do not pay entry).
To Register: Simply visit Greenstone Belly Dance’s event page.
A special thank you to Luna and bellydance-events.com for sharing our event on their website. Check it out to stay up to date with belly dance events around the world!