Get ready to shimmy and shine at the Egyptian Oriental Masters Super Weekend Workshop! This electrifying event, presented by Al Massraweya Egyptian Folkloric Dance, is set to take place from February 2 to February 4, 2024. It’s a spectacular showcase of authentic Egyptian choreographies and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from two of the most revered names in Oriental dance: Mohamed Shahin and Kamelia Mourad (also known as Camelia of Cairo or Camelia Masreya).
The event kicks off on Friday, February 2nd, with an awe-inspiring show at 8 pm, featuring the delightful Al Massraweya group, diverse solo artists, and of course, the guest stars Kamelia and Mohamed Shahin. It’s an evening not just of dance, but of cultural immersion, taking place at the Reinsch Library Auditorium at Marymount University in Arlington, VA.
The workshops begin on Saturday, February 3rd, and run through Sunday, February 4th, at the Galaxy Dance Center in Vienna, VA. Over these two days, you’ll be treated to 10 hours of intensive instruction covering various styles like Oriental Technique, Saidi and Malaya, Shaabi, Classical Oriental, and Baladi. Each session is meticulously designed to cater to different aspects of Egyptian Oriental dance, ensuring a rich and comprehensive learning experience.
What makes this event even more special is the opportunity to learn directly from Mohamed Shahin and Kamelia. Their expertise and passion for Oriental dance are unparalleled, offering a rare chance to delve deep into the art form under their guidance. The combination of their teaching and the vibrant performances promises a weekend brimming with energy, elegance, and enlightenment.
Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or an enthusiast eager to explore the world of Oriental dance, this workshop is an open invitation to immerse yourself in the rhythms and movements that have captivated hearts across the globe. You’ll not only refine your technique and expand your repertoire but also connect with a community of fellow dance lovers.
So, mark your calendars, grab your dance shoes, and get ready for a weekend that promises to be a dazzling celebration of Egyptian Oriental dance. With early bird specials available until January 7, 2024, it’s the perfect time to secure your spot for this incredible experience!
For more details and to book your tickets, visit Al Massraweya’s event page. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to dance, learn, and celebrate the rich heritage of Egyptian Oriental dance!