Planning for 2019 has begun

Our shows offer a unique experience of culture and community.

Thank you to all our 2018 Guests
The 2019 dates and star artists will be announced soon



Heart of America Arab Cultural Arts
ARABIC
Music & Dance Festival

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About

Heart Of America Arab Cultural Arts, nonprofit 501(c)(3)
Our mission is to foster cultural diversity and enrich the community’s artistic experience and appreciation of Arts from the Arab world in Missouri and Kansas through art, education, and culturally relevant events including dance, music, culinary arts, and crafts.

Our annual Festival showcases Middle Eastern dance and provides world class instruction to dance enthusiasts from around the world. Our festival has featured professional instructors and performers from around the world including Egypt, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, and Russia as well as artists from across the US.

Hurry Up!

Last year our tickets sold fast so don’t miss. Festival will start in

FOURTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL

WHERE

Camelot Ballroom
6635 151st St
Overland Park, KS 66223
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WHEN
August 3-5, 2018


Featured Artists

We bring you the best
Yousry Sharif

Yousry Sharif

Master Instructor, Judge
Luna

Luna

Instructor, Judge, Performer
Lebanese Simon

Lebanese Simon

Instructor, Performer

Oxana

Oxana

Instructor, Judge, Performer
Kasumi

Kasumi

Instructor, Judge, Performer

SPONSORS

Many thanks to our sponsors for their generous competition prizes.

Dahlal Sponsor logo
sponsor Majestic Photography

Schedule

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  • Friday

    August 3, 2018

  • 9:30am
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 12:00pm - 02:30pm
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 2:45pm - 5:45pm
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 5:45pm
    Prepare for an exciting night of belly dance shows with Arabic music.

  • 8pm
    The competition has three judges panel categories, Queen, Rising Star, and Group. People’s Choice is open to Queen and Rising Star Categories.
    Shows
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • Saturday

    August 4, 2018

  • 10:00am - 12:00
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 12:30pm
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 2:45pm - 3:15pm
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 5:15pm
    Prepare for an elegant red carpet party, dinner, and star studded show.

  • 7:30pm
    7:30pm Red Carpet Party; 8pm Buffet Dinner; 9pm Belly Dance Show Starring Oxana, Luna of Cairo, Kasumi of Egypt, and the Queens of Heart of America Belly Dance.
    Shows
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • Sunday

    August 5, 2018

  • 09:30am - 12:00pm
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 12:30pm - 3:00pm
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 3:30pm - 6:00pm
    Workshops
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom

  • 6:00pm
    Closing Gala Show featuring Professional International Belly Dancers

  • 8pm
    Belly Dance Show featuring Professional International Belly Dancers.
    Shows
    Where
    Camelot Ballroom