Egypt Comes To Little Egypt!

Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on April 4th, 2015

khalil_portraitJoin us at Little Egypt this International Bellydance Day weekend in welcoming a true oriental dance legend to Scotland…

Workshops with international oriental dance master of masters, Professor Dr. Hassan Khalil of Cairo.

Over the decades he has become an authority on the folkloric arts of the middle east, holding a PhD in directing musical theatre he  founded and directed the Egyptian National Ensemble for Folklore and the Oum Kalthoum Theatre,  been teacher and choreographer to Samia Gamal, Naima Akeef, Tahia Karioka, Nagua Fouad to name a few iconic well known dancers. Today he owns and runs the I.S.O.C centre in Cairo.

This May he travels to Edinburgh, Scotland to teach you. This is an opportunity to learn from a living legend!

Sunday 10th May 2015

11.30am to 1.30pm
Oriental Bedouin Fusion
Set to a popular Egyptian song, Professor Khalil created an oriental dance choreography influenced by the character of the Egyptian Bedouin women, including typical movements of different Bedouin areas combined with modern and classical Oriental Dance. An energetic dance fusion fullfilled with the spirit and the soul of the strong Bedouin women of Egypt. Through the choreography he will concentrate on technique, expression, character of each dancer. It’s a full choreography including song translation.


2.00pm to 4.00pm
Modern Oriental Dance
A typical modern Egyptian style choreography with veil (Megance) demonstrating “what means Egyptian Style” in Oriental Dance. Using the veil in different aspects and characters and focusing on modern dance techniques in Egyptian style Oriental dance. This is one of Professor Khalil’s most awarded choreogaphies.

cairoWorkshops are open level and £35 each or both for £60.

Booking is now OPEN. You can secure your spaces via the Events tab of our online shop – CLICK HERE, over the telephone on 07853 197 964 or pop in and book in person at Little Egypt, 11c Murieston Lane, Edinburgh, EH11 2LX.

Egypt comes to Little Egypt!

LE Xx.

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