Tanja Bastet (Croatia)

Tanja Bastet

Tanja Miric (Bastet) is a dancer, choreographer, founder and artistic director of belly dance studio Bastet where she regularly teaches dance classes and works with her performing group.

Love that Tanja has felt for dancing has been following her from a very young age. In 2006 she attended her first oriental dance class and has truly found herself in oriental music, dance and culture.

The year 2008 was one of the most important in Tanja’s dance career because that is when she opened her dance studio Bastet.

In 2011 Tanja took part in Amaya Dance Company as one of the lead dances. With this company she has danced in Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine. The artistic director of this company is Manca Pavli.

She organized the very first belly dance festival in Croatia in October 2010, Zagreb Belly Dance Festival, where she hosted some of the most famous teachers in the world and over 70 performers from Croatia.

She was also a coorganizer of Oriental Fever Zagreb festival in 2013 and 2014 with special guest stars Aida Bogomolova, Anna Borisova, Azad Kaan, Yana Tsehotskaya, Patrizia Pin, Kristine Adams.

She is hosting yearly events „Night in Cairo“ as a main artistic director, Bastet and friends project and Kazafy summer intensive. Tanja is performing regularly in her home country since 2007.

Besides that, she has participated in numerous oriental shows in Croatia and abroad.


Tanja Bastet

Welcome to Oriental Fairytales Festival - Belgrade, Serbia

It is with enormous pleasure and great honor that we present to you a unique festival of oriental dance in Serbia – Oriental Fairytales. Our festival will provide you with the opportunity to learn from many internationally acclaimed instructors, the great names of contemporary oriental dance, as well as to share the stage with the stars of the international dance scene, make new acquaintances and establish contacts. Through the competition part of the festival you will have the opportunity to distinguish yourself and be noticed, as well as continue your dance perfecting by means of awards winning.


All the activities will be held within the “Palilula” cultural center at the very heart of the beautiful city of Belgrade. The premises are modernly equipped with training rooms and theatre stage. 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!


Friday: Workshops, International Competition, Opening Gala

Saturday: Workshops, Teachers Gala Show

Sunday: Workshops, International Competition, Closing Gala