Kasumi Kimura of Egypt
In 1997 she debuted on the hotel of 5 stars “Cairo Marriott Hotel” as the first belly dancer from the east Asian countries and only one Asian belly dancer who had official license from Egyptian government .
Later she had been contracted by most of５stars hotels in Cairo, and has been dancing in restaurants, night cruises, weddings, parties, etc. She became the most popular belly dancer at army club weddings and was awarded a medal by the military authorities in 1999. She appears frequently in the Egyptian magazines and the press, and has taken part in movies and commercials on TV. She has danced in Japan as a special guest for Reda Troupe and other national dance companies of Egyptian folklore credited by the Ministry of culture. At present she is still living in Egypt and works with international cruises, in weddings in the Arabian or European countries and in VIP parties. In May, 2012, she received the official letter of recommendation from the Egyptian Ministry of tourism because of her long careers and activities with the official license as a professional dancer from the government of Egypt.
and in japan her origin country she has many her festival all of japan every year. She is always invited as special dancer & teacher from many international bellydance festival such as U.S.A, U.K, Spain, FRANCE, CZECH, SERBIA, Vietnam, etc..
And every year she has been the one of famous belly dancer in the biggest belly dance festival “Ahlan Wa Sahlan”opening party and she also takes part in the workshops of dance as a master teacher& completion judge as well.