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Saturday, April 26, 2014
Site: 441 East Ojai Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023
12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Day Show
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Night Show
$10 General Admission
$5.00 children 12 & under / $5 seniors
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Ojai Bellydance Festival:
Enjoy live music and dance, henna art, shopping, and delicious food at the 2014 Ojai Bellydance Festival.
Ojai Bellydance Festival, now in its sixth year, is a riotously colorful and entertaining spectacle which offers an intriguing glimpse into the world of Bellydance. This year's Night Show, Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves, features a scintillating mix of Myth, History, Folklore, and Fantasy
Noon - 6:00p
Shop for exotic décor, tribal jewelry, and couture dance fashions while watching riotously colorful and entertaining dance performances by professional and novice dancers who specialize in every expression of Belly Dance
The family-friendly day show features performers from all over California performing a variety of styles which includes: Egyptian, Turkish, American Tribal Style, American Cabaret, and the genre-bending Fusion style. Live music by Al Wadi of Bakersfield, and an open-floor dance jam finale.
8 - 10:00p
The night show, Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves, features a scintillating mix of Myth, History, Folklore, and Fantasy. This show may not be suitable for younger children.
Near Eastern Dance, often called Bellydance has experienced a tremendous surge in popularity. Once found only in the Arabic and Ottoman worlds, Bellydance, especially the emergent Modern Fusion Style is coming into its own as an international dance style performed by dancers on all seven continents.
The Ojai Bellydance Festival fosters peace and appreciation for cultural diversity as well as encouraging community-supported artistic collaboration and positive self-image for women and girls through phsyical fitness and creative expression.
Natasya Katsikaris 805- six four o -5781