EGYPT, LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT
by Mohamed Shahin
Dear friends and bellydance enthusiasts from around the world, I’m writing this just to share my thoughts with you, and to take your opinions.
Some foreign dancers who are working and living in Cairo are writing and posting very negative things about Egypt, Egyptians, and the dance business in Egypt. They are trying to make Egypt look like a horrible place to dance and to live in, always mentioning about
Updated 06-22-2011 at 12:52 PM by MohamedShahin
The Sojourner - 2011 Luminato: NADA EL MASRIYA
The photography of Nada in this blog is fantastic! Her truly warm, magnetic and star quality personality shines through in the photos.
The text is short and to the point (not the greatest grammar) but still, totally enthusiastic and completely positive.
Updated 06-20-2011 at 11:21 AM by RunaElaraSulwen
This is an account of how I experienced the political events of Friday, January 28th, 2011, aka “Friday of Wrath.” I apologize to my readers for not providing any images to accompany my story. Though I had originally intended to photograph the protests, I quickly changed my mind as I experienced the day. The acts that I witnessed were so unconscionable that I felt it would be unethical to capture them on film and slap them all over Facebook. Besides, the media does a good enough
Updated 09-17-2011 at 09:33 AM by Luna of Cairo
At this point, my stomach was in knots. The city had broken into mayhem and the sounds of gunshots could be heard everywhere. Mobs of young men were roaming the streets and attacking cars for no reason. Most conspicuously, not a single police officer was in sight. Where had all the police that normally patrolled Cairo’s streets gone? Where was the army to fight back and put down the resistance?
The driver was growing impatient and started wedging
Recently, I have participated of the amateur bellydance competition of the 1st Racks Sharki Festival. I have won 2nd place.
The Festival was full of beautiful and good bellydancers, it was very well organized and the Gala Show was extremely beautiful.
Here there's a video of my performance on the competition.
Giuliana Scorza is my professor and the butterfly veil that I used is from Hana Sedas.