The ‘superstars’ themselves were individually mesmerising, buy more about true artists with perfect technique. There were dance sequences from Bollywood and Polynesia mixed with the more traditional Turkish and Egyptian dances. There were multi-coloured veils, info giant golden fans, this site acrobatics and even a bellydancer on stilts. A veritable feast for the eyes.
While most of the dances were performed to taped music (not altogether successfully, at least at the start), live music was introduced in the shape of Issam, a master percussionist from Damascus.
and their conclusion?
A belly-wobbling 4.5 out of 5