August 3-5, 2018


Kansas City/Overland Park


Workshops & Shows


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August 3-5, 2018
Fourth Annual Heart of America Belly Dance Festival

Kansas City, Missouri/Overland Park, Kansas


HOA2018 Yousry Oxana Stars

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ABOUT a unique cultural event in middle America

The Heart of America Belly Dance Festival celebrates the dance, art, and music of Arab countries. Our goal is to present high quality dances of the Arab world to foster understanding and diversity of Arabic culture through the universal language of dance. 

The festival showcases Middle Eastern dance and provides world class instruction to belly dance enthusiasts from around the world.

Friday, August 3rd: Workshop classes,  evening Competition Show with dancers from around the world.
Saturday, August 4th:  Workshop classes,  elegant evening Red Carpet Party, Gala Belly Dance Show, and more.
Sunday, August 5th:  Workshop classes, evening Gala Closing Show featuring professional belly dancers.

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The festival guidebook has everything you’ll need; schedule, restaurants, maps…..   Click here to download the app to your phone.

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The 1st annual Heart of America Belly Dance Festival featured Luna of Cairo.

Read Luna’s stunning testimonial here.

shows middle eastern dance performances

Our shows offer a unique experience of culture and community.

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Friday: International Belly Dance Competition Show.

Saturday Gala:  TBA

Sunday Gala:   TBA

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Honored Artists instructors, emcee, featured performers

Yousry Sharif


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our venue camelot ballroom

Camelot Ballroom is the largest ballroom dance studio in the Kansas City area. It has 6,000 sq. ft. a gorgeous floating hardwood dance floor, mirrors, and beautiful decor.   All workshops, shows, activities will take place at Camelot Ballroom.
6635 West 151st Street Overland Park, Kansas 66223

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Festival Location

Camelot Ballroom
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