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21.08.2014
Second International festival of oriental dance "AHLAN MOSCOW"!
Second International festival of oriental dance

"AHLAN MOSCOW"!

Which will take place in Moscow, Russia
August 21-24, 2014

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INTERNATIONAL STARS: 

Yousry Sharif (Egypt-USA), Nour (Egypt-Russia), Nesma (Spain-Egypt), Tommy King (Egypt), Yasser Alswery (Egypt-Syria), Rafael (Spain)


25 hours of teaching!
International Contest of Raqs el Sharqi (many different categories)!
Open stage and Colorful Gala-Show!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xc3cX5DcYE

We are proudly presenting work shop schedule of 

"AHLAN MOSCOW 2014"!


August 21: 

11.00 – 13.30 - Nesma (Spain-Egypt)
 -"ACCORDION BALADI CHOREOGRAPHY" 
Level Mix. New Music!
From Nesma´s last production CD El Nasseem 

13.45 – 15.45 - Karima (Russia) 
-«Oriental mejance» technique and choreography

16.00 - 18.00 - 
RAFAEL JIMENEZ (Spain)

-«ORIENTAL-SPANISH SOLO PERCUSION» 
Mix Level- Special for oriental dancers: Not need to know flamenco before
This workshop with a wonderful and different music; the rhythms are between Spanish rumba and Egyptian fallahy.  
No need to know flamenco before!!! 
No need shoes!! Students can wear normal dance shoes.

But need long skirt!


August 22 :

10.00 – 12.00 - TOMMY KING - Hatem Hamdy (Egypt) :
«Eskandarany choreography (Egyptian style)» without Melaya

12.15 – 14.30- NOUR (Egypt-Russia) 
-«Tarab - classical Arabic song» choreography

14.45 - 16.45 - RAFAEL JIMENEZ (Spain)
-«FLAMENCO ORIENTAL DANCE FUSION» 
Mix level- Special for oriental dancers
Dance with flamenco and oriental flavor. With flamenco and oriental steps.
All the flamenco steps are chosen to be able to learn in the workshop
Not need to know Flamenco technique, NO need to know about foot technique. 
All fusion choreographs are made for both ,for flamenco dancers or for people that don not have idea about flamenco, are made especially for oriental dancers
Need shoes!! but normal hill shoes. ballroom shows or flamenco or normal hill shoes
Need long skirt!!

17.00- 20.00 - YOUSRY SHARIF (Egypt-USA)
-«Classic Song, Instrumental” choreography


August 24 :

10.00 – 12.00 -  NESMA (Spain-Egypt)
-«ANDALUSIAN DANCE NESMA´S STYLE: CHOREOGRAPHY» 
Level advance 
Music: Al-Andalus by Abdo Daguer 


12.15 – 15.15 - YOUSRY SHARIF (Egypt-USA)
For the first time! in Russia Maestro will give 
-"Drum solo" (Tabla solo) choreography

15.30 – 18.00 - TOMMY KING - Hatem Hamdy (Egypt) :
-«Oriental Mejance choreography» choreography with veil


ALL WORK SHOPS WILL BE in INBI club

Address: Moscow, Square Borby, 13 A building 1.
www.inbi.ru  




August 23 -  The Gala concert and Contest of oriental dance 

Contest and Gala-concert will be held at Nadejda Kadyisheva national  theater! 
Address: Moscow, Timiryazevskaya st., build 17

CONTEST CATEGORIES

- Professionals Raqs el sharqi (solo) 
- Amateurs Raqs el sharqi (solo)  
- Beginners Raqs el sharqi (solo) 

-Classic oriental song(solo)
-Modern oriental song(solo)
-Fusion(solo)
-Drum solo (solo)
-Seniora (solo)
-Arabic and Egyptian folklore (solo)
-Groups and Duets

Contest for children:
-Children 8-12 years old(solo)
-Groups up to 14 years old     

We don't divide these 3 nominations:
-Groups and Duets
Contest for children:
-Children 8-12 years old(solo)
-Groups up to 14 years old     

 into Folk or Raqs Sharqi etc so all styles of dancing are welcome here.

-Raqs Sharqi (Oriental Dance Classics)
In this category participants perform classical raqs sharqi style (also, in addition to performing mejanse and other classical pieces, participants can perform baladi. Participants should wear classic costume)

 

-Tabla solo (drum solo):
Tabla solo is performed to recorded music, performance under the "live" music is not allowed, since it puts competitors in unequal positions. You can use instrumental music in your tabla solo performance but it should be limited to 1/4 of your dance. 
There is no division into "professionals", "amateurs" or "beginners" inside this nomination - all dancers participate on equal terms.
 

 -Classical Song:
In this category dancers perform to the songs of Oum Kalthoum, Abd el-Halim Hafez, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Warda, Farid al-Atrash, Mayada Hanaue, Abd al Mutteleb, Muharem Fouad and others - 
that means any songs of these singers and composers with the style that can be defined as Raks al-Sharqi. Instrumental arrangements without a voice should be performed in the nomination of "Raqs al-Sharqi" ( not in "Song" nomination).  There is no division into "professionals", "amateurs" or "beginners" inside this nomination - all dancers participate on equal terms.
 
Group categories:
duets, group (up to 8 people), Formation if there is (more than 8 people)Participants can dance any style of bellydance.


-In nomination Raqs Sharqi you can dance in any of the following 3 categories depending on your level of dancing skills:
-Beginners:
Dancers who trained for 1-2 years without much stage experience

-Amateurs:
Dancers who trained for 3-4 years with average stage experience


-Professional:
Dancers and teachers with stage experience of more than than 3 years.
DURATION

-Folklore:
Participants must perform folk dances of Egypt and other Arab countries (styles Saidi, Nubia, Haggala, Ghawazee, Falyakhi, dabka, Khaligi, Tunisia and others. Not Persian folklore!) as well as modern urban folklore (for example, Melaya Leff, Shaabi). 
In this category participants should use folk music and costume.

-Fusion: 
In this category participants can mix different styles of dancing with bellydance . You may not use an open flame. You can use any music, but it has to be with oriental raqs el sharqi movements not less then 30% of choreography!

For registration and questions contact us at yasserallama@yahoo.com or +7(926)2042031 (Coordinator of festival: Elena)



Packages and costs information: 

General 
! We would like to draw your attention that there is an individual registration and payment for «Open stage» with dinner. 
The competition fee must be paid additionally. 

Please note! Each contestant performing in a solo category should purchase one of the following Packages for contestants: 
Golden package 
Silver package 
Bronze package ( I, II, III, IV, V, VI) 
Copper package (I, II, III) 

All non-contestants are eligible to purchase one of the Packages for contestants listed above or an option of Special Package. 


GOLDEN package 
Price is as follows (including 2700 rub discount) 
May -----June -----July ---before 10th August --- after 10th August ----registration desk in Moscow 
23 000---23 100---23 200----------23 300 -------------------23 400-----------------------23 500 rub. 

The package includes: 

23rd August – Competition entrance ticket, video filming at intervals 
23rd August – a ticket to Gala show with seat limit 1-7 row of the stall 
(ATTENTION! Photo and videotaping is prohibited at Gala show) 
21st, 22nd,24th August – attendance of all workshops 


SILVER package 
Price is as follows (including 2500 rub discount) 

May ----June -----July ---before 10th August --- after 10th August ---- registration desk in Moscow 
21 000---21 100---21 200----------21 300 -----------------21 400-------------------------21 500rub. 


The package includes: 

21st, 22nd,24th August – attendance of all workshops 





BRONZE package I 
Price is as follows (including 800 rub discount) 
May -----June -----July ---before 10th August --- after 10th August ----registration desk in Moscow 
7500------7600------7700-------------7800 ---------------------7900----------------------8000rub 




The package includes: 
23rd August – Competition entrance ticket, video filming at intervals 
23rd August – a ticket to Gala show with seat limit 1-7 row of the stall 
(ATTENTION! Photo and videotaping is prohibited at Gala show) 
21st August– attendance of all workshops. 





BRONZE package II 
Price is as follows (including 1100 rub discount) 
May -----June -----July ---before 10th August --- after 10th August ----registration desk in Moscow 
10 600---10 700---10 800-----------10 900 ------------------11 000-------------------------11 100rub 

The package includes: 
23rd August – Competition entrance ticket, video filming at intervals 
23rd August – a ticket to Gala show with seat limit 1-7 row of the stall 
(ATTENTION! Photo and videotaping is prohibited at Gala show) 
22nd August– attendance of all workshops. 




BRONZE package III 

Price is as follows (including 1000 rub discount) 
May -----June -----July ---before 10th August --- after 10th August ----registration desk in Moscow 
9100----- 9200------9300-----------9400 ----------------------9500------------------------------9600rub 

The package includes: 
23rd August – Competition entrance ticket, video filming at intervals 
23rd August – a ticket to Gala show with seat limit 1-7 row of the stall 
(ATTENTION! Photo and videotaping is prohibited at Gala show) 
24th August– attendance of all workshops. 


Music requirements at competition: 

Raqs el sharki - professional category ---2:30 min semifinal---- 4 min final 
Raqs el sharki - amateur category--------1:30 min semifinal-----3 min final 
Raqs el sharki - beginner category-------1:30 min semifinal----- 3 min final 
Raqs el sharki - seniora category(from age 35)-------------------------------- 
--------------------------------------------------1:30 min semifinal----- 3 min final 
Classic song----------------------------------2:00 min semifinal------3 min final 
Modern oriental song-----------------------2:00 min semifinal------3 min final 
Fusion-----------------------------------------2:00 min semifinal------3 min final 
Drum (tabla) solo---------------------------1:30 min semifinal------3 min final 
Folklore---------------------------------------1:30 min semifinal------3 min final 
Groups and duets------------------------------------------------------3 min final


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Organizers : Nour and Yasser Alswery
www.facebook.com/nourorientaldance
www.facebook.com/yasser.alswery
www.nour-orientaldance.com




The organizers have the right to change time, work shops themes and place of the events.