AUGUST 3-5, 2018


Heart of America Belly Dance Festival
Overland Park, Kansas

About

Heart of America Belly Dance celebrates 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.

Theresa, the festival organizer, offers Bellydance entertainment, performances, weekly classes, and workshops in the Kansas City area.

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

FOURTH ANNUAL BELLYDANCE FESTIVAL

WHERE

Camelot Ballroom
Overland Park, Kansas

WHEN

Friday to Sunday
August 3rd to 5th, 2018


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Our shows offer a unique experience of culture and community.

Friday: International Belly Dance Competition Show
Saturday Gala: Red Carpet Party, Dinner, & Belly Dance Show
Sunday Gala: Belly Dance Show

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LIVE MUSIC

Direct from Egypt, Luna of Cairo Band. Three days of live Egyptian music.


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Instructors | Judges | Performers

We bring you the best

Twenty hours of Instruction with four amazing bellydance teachers!

Yousry Sharif

Yousry Sharif

Master Instructor, Judge
Oxana

Oxana

Instructor, Judge, Performer
Luna

Luna

Instructor, Judge, Performer
Kasumi

Kasumi

Instructor, Judge, Performer

Festival Schedule

Three exciting days!
Over 22 hours of instruction with international instructors and amazing shows!
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  • Friday

    August 3, 2018

  • Saturday

    August 4, 2018

  • Sunday

    August 5, 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

  • 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

  • 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

SPONSORS

Many thanks to our sponsors for their generous competition prizes.

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sponsor Majestic Photography