Catherine Mancera is as a top class bellydancer from Berlin.
With a dance background in gymnastics and ballet, she devoted herself with great passion to Egyptian dance. Jetset between Cairo and Berlin – she went under the wing of great masters Mahmoud Reda, Dr. Mo Geddawi, Raqia Hassan, Momo Kadous and especially Randa Kamel, who influenced her dance style significantly. She is a very emotional, expressive dancer with great natural charm and ravishing oriental elegance!
Among her famous performances are at the Dinnershow Madi Zelt der Sinne , Ufa Fabrik and Universal Hall. Meanwhile she is performing and teaching not only in Berlin and Germany but also in Europe and the USA. With Dr. Mo Geddawi, she produced the HATHOR DANCE FESTIVAL in 2010 in Berlin with Raqia Hassan, Zoraia Zayed among others.
A big dream is now fulfilled: Under her leadership, she continues two years of the event series SPIRIT of CAIRO | showcase on the stage, featuring her own ensemble ESHTAH. 2014 was the debut of the
SPIRIT of CAIRO | festival edition. Bringing international stars like RANDA KAMEL from Cairo and MOHAMED SHAHIN from New York!
It is with enormous pleasure and great honor that we present to you a unique festival of oriental dance in Serbia – Oriental Fairytales. Our oriental dance festival will provide you with the opportunity to learn from many internationally acclaimed instructors, the great names of contemporary oriental belly dance, as well as to share the stage with the stars of the international oriental belly dance scene, make new acquaintances and establish contacts. Through the competition part of the Oriental Fairytales festival you will have the opportunity to distinguish yourself and be noticed, as well as continue your dance perfecting by means of awards winning.
Workshops and accommodation of the participants, will be held in beautiful and luxorius Hotel Zira at the very heart of beautiful city of Belgrade. Address is Ruzveltova 35. All the evening programs will be held within the “Palilula” cultural center. Address is Mitropolita Petra 8. The premises are modernly equipped with very big theatre stage. Between this two locations is 15 min walking.
Relaxing workshops in thursday will be held in Aruena Oriental Dance Studio (Fitnes center Oaza, Address is Milorada Sapcanina across number 4). Welcome party will be held in beautiful and absolutely enchanting Lebanese restaurant "Hanan". Address is Svetogorska 2. All the locations are in the very center of Belgrade and near to each other.
The Oriental Fairytales team will be responsible for flawless organization of the event and ensure your comfort, and is always available for all your questions and inquiries.
Come and tell us your own oriental fairy tale. We are always here for you! You are more than welcome and we’re expecting your arrival!
Thursday: Relaxing workshops, Welcome Party
Friday: Workshops, International competition in kids, beginner and rising star category, Opening Show
Saturday: Workshops, Teachers Gala Show
Sunday: Workshops, International competition in fusion, group, professional and live drum solo category, Closing Show
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