Category Archives: Competition

about the east coast belly dance classic

this event was, fundamentally, a competition. so, to get that out of the way, i’d like to send my congratulations to everyone that participated, and recognize the winners:

rising stars marina mohamed, samira and inaras; troupes rakaset nadirah, shadows of the fire and baghdad express; headliners sheila marina, amira and iraina; fantasy artists lilah, ruhiyyih and iraina; grand champions maya, tanna valentine and ruhiyyih.

i’d also like to thank our host, taaj, and judges aisha, azur aja, tasha banat, shakira and phyllidia. (if i missed anyone’s links, please let me know…)
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congratulations amar gamal

amar gamal, the other half of bellyqueen, has placed 2nd at the annual ahlan wasahlan festival in egypt.

between kaeshi’s efforts with pure and amar gamal’s adventures in egypt, bellyqueen is, apparently, the place to be. Continue reading

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