I never imagine I could sound so well playing zagats. And not even think fifty people could play them at the same time, an especially that I would have the owner to play with a drummer like Karim Nagi. Today, all these were a reality. … Read More
For the blog’s fan I have a little gift: 2 tickets to go see the belly dance show Aqua. All you have to do is write a comment in this entry with your name and e-mail. I will choose a winner with the numbers of… Read More
In the last couple of years, the use of fans and fan veils in belly dance has grown. Fans are not part of the traditional raks sharki, but they found a place with fusion belly dance. In China, fans have been known for more than… Read More
Alf Leyla Wa Leyla means One Thousand and One Nights. And this is one of the most popular songs in Arabic music. This song was interpreted by the legendary Egyptian singer Om Kolthoum, also known as Om Kalsoum. Lyrics were by Morsi Gamil Aziz and music of… Read More
Maksoum is a 4/4 rhythm and its maybe the most recognized of the Arabic rhythms. The word maksum means divided or cut in half. The maksum is the root for many oriental pieces and is usually found in the beginning of songs. In classical Arab… Read More
Recently, I found a great performer in YouTube a tribal belly dance video that i just love. And dancing in this video is the lovely Irina Akulenko.