Halawet Raqsena Live 2019
Hong Kong International Egyptian Folklore and Oriental Dance Festival (Workshops)
16th – 18th August, 2019
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

About Our Masters

Master Teacher – Osama Emam
Osama Emam is from Cairo where he started as a dancer in the Egyptian National (Kaoumeya) Troupe.  He is currently the choreographer, manager and artistic director of the Kaoumeya Troupe and is one of the world’s leading master teachers and choreographers of Egyptian dance.

Master Teacher – Nasra Emam
Nasra Emam, the gem of Cairo, joined the Kaoumeya dance troupe at the age of 15 and later became its principal dancer, choreographer and instructor.  Her performances show the grace, power and joy of Egyptian oriental dance. She has been invited to many international dance festivals as a performer, to conduct workshops and to judge international competitions.

Workshop participants will be invited to perform in Halawet Raqsena Live 2020, together with the National Komia Dance Troupe of Egypt.

Workshops Details

Workshop 1 *
Date: 16/8/2019 (Friday)
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Teacher: Egyptian Masters
Content: Free basic dance technique workshop for children under age 12


Workshop 2 ^
Date: 16/8/2019 (Friday)
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Content: Talk on Belly Dance – History and Culture


Workshop 3 #
Date: 16/8/2019 (Friday)
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Teacher: Raed AbdElghany and Osama Emam
Content: Instruction on how to present your dance at competitions; how to work with live band


Workshop 4
Date: 16/8/2019 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Teacher: Raed AbdElghany (Egyptian Superstar)
Content: Egyptian Dance Workshop


Workshop 5
Date: 17/8/2019 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Teacher: Kamelia Eskandarania (Egyptian Superstar)
Content: Balady Shaabi with Reda Saad King of Accordion from 10:00 – 11:00 am


Workshop 6
Date: 17/8/2019 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Teacher: Anett Kecskeméti Kahena (Miss BellyDance of Hungary)
Content: Oriental Mejancè


Workshop 7
Date: 17/8/2019 (Saturday)
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Teacher: Osama Emam (Director of Egyptian National Dance Troupe)
Content: Dance with live band


Workshop 8
Date: 18/8/2019 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am
Teacher: Nasra Emam (Master teacher of Egyptian National Dance Troupe)
Content: Sagats Technique


Workshop 9
Date: 18/8/2019 (Sunday)
Time: 11:45 am – 2:15 pm
Teacher: Nasra Emam
Content: Choreography with Sagats


* Priority will be given to children of full workshop participants
^ Priority will be given to full workshop and competition participants
# For dancers who join competition of this festival

•• Organizer reserves the right to change the teachers, content, venue and schedule of the workshops if necessary.


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