Recent content by Makeda Maysa

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    Hello, again!

    I'm not new to the forum, but I am a returning member. I haven't posted in quite a long time and I've missed it. I'm catching up on reading and re-familiarizing myself with this old friend. To reintroduce myself, my name is Makeda and I'm located in Baltimore, MD, USA. I have training in...
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    The 2010 Belly Dance Nationals Competition: Harder, Better ...

    ... Faster, Stronger! Okay, Dancers! It's time to gear up for the 2010 BDNC! Due to popular demand, the BDNC has expanded to a two-day event and we are super excited! To set us apart from last year, we will be offering more comprehensive workshop packages, fabulous guest artists, judges, and...
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    It's your time to shine! The 2010 Belly Dance Nationals Competition!

    2010 Belly Dance Nationals Competition November 19-21, 2010 Hosted at the BWI Hilton Featuring Michelle Joyce, Aradia, Zahra Zuhair, Ranya Renee and many more! Building on the success of the 2009 Belly Dance Nationals Competition, Lotus Niraja and The NDC would like to invite you to join us...
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    Belly Dance Nationals Competition - Updated with workshop information!

    We have added information about the workshops being offered that weekend, as well as pricing and payment information! The NATIONALS
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    Bellydance Beauty Bags (Be on my blog!)

    Fellow dancers, I run a beauty blog called "The Life of A Ladybug" (The Life of A Ladybug, if you wanna check it out) and I'm always looking for new, fun things to post there. It occurred to me that it would be fun to do a whole series on "Bellydance Beauty Bags", kind of showcasing what it...
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    Introducing ... the Belly Dance Nationals Competition!

    Belly Dance Nationals Competition INTRODUCING The 2009 Belly Dance Nationals Competition! November 21, 2009 Hosted at the brand new BWI Hilton. Featuring Ahava, Ava Fleming, Tanya of Las Vegas, Oreet, Lisa Zahiya, and many more! Because the East Coast has fabulous mega-metropolitan cities such...
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    I'm going to be on the radio today!

    Many of you might not know this about me, but, other than dancing, my true passions are writing and makeup. I have been a writer my whole life, I guess, and even got a minor in creative writing in college. Now, I keep up with my writing through my blogs. On my beauty blog, I wrote a post about...
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    Melaya music?

    Dancers and dance lovers, I am a huge fan of melaya leff and am looking to work on a melaya dance soon. Do you guys have any suggestions for good melaya music? TIA!
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    Nourhan Sharif in Baltimore - One Day Only!

    Nourhan Sharif in Baltimore - One Day Only! Dancing with Grace presents Nourhan Sharif in a One Day Only Bellydance Bootcamp Saturday, October 11th, 2008. Located at The Promenade Dance Sports facility in Baltimore, MD Perfect for bellydancers and Salsaleros. For more information, visit...
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    Need translation for "Tigi Ya Matigish"

    Help! I want to dance to this in an upcoming show and am wondering if anyone has the lyrics to "Tigi Ya Matigish". Artist is Ahmad Gibaly & Orchestra. It is found on the CD "The Soul of Cairo." TIA!:)
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    Hey, Tarik!

    I tried sending you a PM, but you've exceeded your storage space! Makeda
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    Lotus Niraja and the NDC in Zaghareet!

    Hi all! I'm so proud of my mentor/dance teacher/friend, Lotus Niraja and grateful to be a part of the Niraja Dance Company. I want to share with you all that there's a lovely interview with Lotus in the latest edition of Zaghareet magazine. She shares some information about her thoughts on...
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    Seeking translation: Saidi Cocktail

    A fellow troupe member loves this song and wants to dance to it, so if you can give help on translation, I'd greatly appreciate it! It's from Helwa Egyptian Belly Dance Music CD. The artist is listed as Leila. Thanks!
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    The NDC presents ... Shimmilicious 2!

    Hello, Fellow Dancers! The Niraja Dance Company is proud to present our second annual show, Shimmilicious 2! The show will be held on November 3, 2007 and tickets go on sale today! This year, our featured guests will be Midnight Mirage ( Midnight Mirage) and we also will welcome fabulous...
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    Ava Fleming is back in Baltimore!

    We have heard you and we have responded! We are hosting another workshop with Ava Fleming! For those of you who were not able to attend the December 2005 workshop, this one is for you! Join us for this 2-day event as Ava goes over the finer points of Cabaret Bellydance, and introducing ...