We are excited to announce that The HOA Conference will be in a hybrid format October 8-9, 2021…. a mix of online and in-person at Camelot Ballroom in Kansas. ***Limited number of in-person spots will be available to facilitate social distancing***
A sliding scale option is available for the Zoom workshops for those who have been hit hard financially by the global pandemic.
Friday, October 8th:
Live-stream Online Competition.
Saturday, October 9th:
***If you cannot participate during the Zoom live-stream, the recorded video will be made available to you. ***
10AM-11:30AM Chudney Online class with Zoom. She will be teaching The Golden Era Affect (lecture and dance movements) from her studio in Virginia. You can participate with a small group with Zoom at Camelot or with zoom from your private location.
12:00 Meet & Greet with Jillina
12:30PM-2:30PM Jillina Online class with Zoom. She will be teaching Om Kalthoum Choreography from her studio in Hawaii. You can participate with a small group with Zoom at Camelot or with zoom from your private location.
3PM-5PM Vanessa of Cairo In-Person AND Online class with Zoom. She will be teaching Saidi Technique and combinations at Camelot Ballroom in Kansas. You can participate in-person with Vanessa at Camelot or with zoom from your private location.
Red carpet gala live in-person show starring Vanessa of Cairo! This is an in-person event at Camelot Ballroom in Kansas. Currently, there are no plans to broadcast the show with Zoom.
SEVENTH ANNUAL RAKS CONFERENCE
Friday – Online Competition Show | Saturday – Workshops & Gala Show |
Sponsors will receive various benefits and recognition to acknowledge their support of the Heart of America Arab cultural Arts Belly Dance Competition.
Many thanks to our sponsors for their generous support!
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 event showcases Middle Eastern dance and has featured professional dancers from around the world including Egypt, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, and Russia as well as artists from across the US.