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Venue listings are for the tri-state area, NY, NJ and PA. Disclaimer: NJ Belly Dancing does not endorse any particular venue or restaurant nor does the site have any affiliations or obligations in regards to the events provided on this page.

Listing Information: General listings ( without pictures, special graphics or enlarged font ) are always free. To list, please send an email directly to info@njbellydancing.org listing all the pertinent info no later than at least one week before event. We try to do our best to be diligent but can't always guarantee posting. The earlier it is sent...the better. If  we forget...gently remind us. Please do NOT send it as part of a newsletter as it may or may not be read   (we receive far too many to read every one). Listing must be able to be copied and pasted. If we cannot copy and paste it, then we cannot list as retyping would be far too consuming. For special ads, you may contact us direct for pricing.

Major Venues ~ Restaurants

           ~ Local Events/Haflas  ~ Ren Faires

 




Rakkasah East 2013

Rakkasah East classes start on Wednesday, September 25 and run through Sunday, September 29.

Our Instructing Staff includes:
Alanah - Aneena - Arianna Al Tiye - Chellcy Reitsma - Dalia Carella - Elena Lentini - Fahtiem - Fatima Al Wahid - Jamilla Al Wahid - Leila Haddad - Michelle Devine - Naheda - Natica Angilly - Renya Alcala - Saqra and Shukriya

The festival will be held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center 135 Davidson Ave, Somerset, New Jersey 08873

Friday, September 27, 7pm-11pm - $15
Saturday, September 28, 12noon – 11pm - $18
Sunday, September 29, 12noon – 8pm - $18

Seniors and children 10 & under are half price


http://www.rakkasah.com/east/

 

Restaurants

 

Afghan Kebab House:
(listings thru out NJ and NY)

Aladdin's:
http://www.nj.com/dining/reviews_ledger.ssf?10546?10546

Trenton

Al Khimah:
(609) 427-0888
Cherry Hill

Kaptan Turkish Grill and Restaurant:
http://kaptanrestaurant.com/  
Hackettstown

Casablanca: Supmtuous Moroccan Cuisine. Exotic Decor and Bellydancers Thursday-Sunday Nights. Warrington, PA (215) 343-7715 . http://casablancaone.com

Cedar's:
http://www.cedarsfinecuisine.com/
Somerville

Cinderella Sabbaba:
http://www.merchantcircle.com/business/Cinderella.Sabbaba.Restaurant.856-227-6537

Turnersville

Club Aladdin:
http://www.clubaladdin.com/about.htm
Hackensack

CousCous:
http://www.couscousnj.com/
Cherry Hill

Fire n Ice:  Hookah Lounge with Belly dancing every Friday night. www.FirenIceNJ.com
Woodbridge. (732) 417-1999

Marakesh:
http://www.marakesh.com/
Parsippany

Marmara Turkish Restaurant:
http://www.marmararestaurant.com/
Manalapan

Mediterranean Cafe:
973 744 1300
Montclair
 

Phoenicia: Fine Middle Eastern Cuisine. Live Music and Bellydancers every Friday and Saturday Night.
Easton, PA (610) 849- 1749

http://www.phoeniciaonline.com

Sultana Restaurant & Cafe:
http://www.sultanarestaurant.com/promo.html
Edison
 

Tedman's Mediterranean American Cuisine:
526 Main St., 732-361-8784
Shows are every Friday and Saturday night at 8pm starting Saturday, September 16th featuring NJ Dancer and Instructor Zarouhi!

Toros:
Toros Restaurant (Mustafa Bayram) - (201) 742-6877
1083 Main St. Paterson, NJ 07503

 

Local Events/Haflas

 

 

March

 

 

For lovers of world dance…

This year VivaFlamencoNJ is producing a one-of-a-kind Flamenco-Indian fusion featuring flamenco artists from New York and Indian artists playing sitar, tabla, as well as two singers and three dancers. 'Flamenco-Rasa', ("rasa" translates to ''essence' in Sanskrit), is a world premiere featuring some of the best known flamenco and Indian artists on the East Coast. The show is one-night only! Friday, March 21 at 8:00 at the intimate Westminster Arts Center, Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ. Tkts and information at http://vivaflamenconj.com

 


Sadie Performs in NYC March 21, 2014 Hosted by Sharifwear NYC!

Sadie Marquardt returns to NYC ! Show information is here ! Show Tickets can be purchased thru The Ball NYC ! Workshop details on www.egyptianacademy.com Sponsored by Sharifwear Bellydance Clothing of NYC ! Questions call us 718-726-0526 ! Proudly Made in the USA Love Nourhan Sharif — with Sadie Marquardt in New York, NY


 

Spring Belly dance Showcase
If you weren't fortunate to have spent the last couple of months south of the border, you are probably as happy as I am to see the end of Winter. And the best way to celebrate is to dance and dance some more!

Enjoy lovely and talented dancers at the elegant ABCC studio in the center of Bloomfield. Refreshments will be...
served!

More information to come!

If you would like to perform or vend please feel free to send me an email.

Workshop fee: tbd
Show Price: $6
Location ABCC 554 Bloomfield Ave Bloomfield, NJ

For more info: Audie audie@bellyrhythm.com , BloomStudio5.com, 973-280-6386



Navruz Hafla
Thursday, March 27 at 7:00pm


1001 Nights Restaurant
35 Neptune Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11235


Концерт-вечеринка восточного танца (BROOKLYN,NY)!!!

Come join idance studio for a fun filled NAVRUZ celebration at beautiful 1001 nights restaurant.
Throw on your best outfit, grab a hip scarf and enjoy the performances of idance studio's talented instructors and students,shimmy to the live music and savor the fabulous flavors of Uzbek food!

Live music and show by
Ossama Farouk-Drumms
Jawad Bohsina-keyboard
Maurice Chedid - oud/vocals
TRAVELING BellyDancer Zaina Brown
LaUra
Zobeida Belly Dancer NYC
 

 

Layla's 3rd Vintage Orientale Dance Party!

Sunday, March 30th, 2-5 p.m.

Prepare to be transported to the fabulous Era of Belly Dance from the 60's through the 80's! The lineup of dancers and music chosen are spectacular! We will be celebrating Layla's birthday as well! ...


Door charge: $15.00
Table charge: $10.00

For Reservations: 212-388-1313

 

April

 

Not Constantinople

Join in on some belly dancing? YES! Try some hookah? yes!
Open dance floor for all after Bridgette
Live music with Not Constantinople band
Come hungry, $12 food/beverage min.
upcoming shows;...

Wed. March 19 @ Sidewalk Cafe. WORD…..The Story Telling Show. People,Stories, Music, Booze! 94 Avenue A, NY W/ Suhana & Amyra
Thurs. March 20 @ Med Sakara & Sahar birthday bonanza
Sat. April 5, @ Trend coffee, Montclair NJ w/ Linette
Thurs. April 17 @ Mediterania w/Tatyana DancingFire
Thurs. April 24 @ Med w/ Miriam & Anne Marie
Sat. May 10 @ Trend, Masquerade belly jam w/ Melania!
Thurs. May 29th @ Med
Thurs. June 5 @ Med w/ Kimaada Bellydance
$5 cover charge goes to band/dancer.

 

Zorba's Supper Club  *** Charity Event
4/6/2014 8pm
Join us to support the Animal Shelter while enjoying a spectacular show by Amira Mor dancers and students featuring a Live Band and a s- course dinner complete with greek salas, Main course ( Choice of chicken kebob, salmon or prime rib) and dessert.Get read to experience glamorous, exciting dancers and musicians blending the unique style of fusion arts! Dress to impress you will join us on the dance floor. We are so excited to see you Sunday April 6th!
 

 

Jehan is Performing and Teaching at the

NYCairo Raks Festival!
Don't miss the opportunity to be inspired and educated by this master performer!

Gala Performances by Master Instructors & Guest Artists


TITO SEIF

MOHAMED SHAHIN

JEHAN KAMAL

MERCEDES NIETO

and Guest Artists

Samara Adel

Ranya Renne

Venessa

Bellydance Raks Stars


LIVE MUSIC!

Saturday April 12th at the NYCairo Gala 9:15pm - 12:00am Purchase Gala Tickets Here

Jehan Kamal's Workshop Schedule at NYCairo Raks Festival

Thursday April 10th 10:00am - 12:30pm - Heavy Baladi - Register Here

Friday April 11th 1:30pm - 3:30pm - Contemporary Oriental Fusion - Register Here

NYCairo Festival Full Package Tickets are Still Available!

NYCairo Raks Festival Full Package

Early Bird Price extended to March 15th! $1,100 value for just $599! - Register Here

- ALL 12 Workshops, 28 hours of intensive study with Master Teachers

- Teachers Gala shows with live music

- Festival Tote bag

- Certificate of completion

Visit NYCairo.com for details about the festival, instructors, performances and more!

Email info@NYCairo.com  or call us at Bellydance America - 212.768.4888


 

 

Alf Layla Hafla

COME JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON OF
MIDDLE EASTERN DELIGHT

It is my pleasure to present the
ALF LAYLA HAFLA...

Sunday April 27th
doors open 3:30pm show starts precisely @ 4pm
at Ya Hala in Wallington, NJ

featuring
AASIYAH - ALTAGRACIA - AURORA DAWN
BADAWEYAH KAREEM - FIERUZE - KIRA
LAYLAMARY - LINETTE LA TURKA
MAJDA - MARIA - MARYANNE - NYX ASTERIA
SAMINA & LEONIDAS - SA'NOORAH
DENA and the SHAZADI DANCE PROJECT
SUHAILA - SUHANA - SHULA - TASHIRA - YAME
YASMEEN EL QA'HIRA - ZENAIDE ZEINA

live music by
GAMEL SHAFIK, MAURICE CHEDID AND RAMI NASSER
guarenteed to send you into ecstasy
and onto the dance floor for a Raqin' good time...

Get your zills, hip scarves and dancing shoes
and get ready to bring the house down!!!!
Featuring a line up of NJ & NY top performers!!!
delicious food and the best music in the Tri-State area
****BYOB****

Ya Hala 5 Main Ave, Wallington NJ
$15 admission and $12 min per person at the table
Reservations strongly suggested by April 15th
For reservations and info contact:
yasmeenelqahira@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Major Venues

 

Rakkasah & Spring Caravan: (October and May)
www.rakkasah.com

 

 

 

Renaissance Festivals

Listings provided by: http://www.renfaire.com/Sites/index.html

 

New Jersey

Lakewood Lions Charity Renaissance Faire - Lakewood (Sep)
http://www.faires.com/EventRecord.php?Id=301

New Jersey Medieval and Fantasy Festival - Long Valley (Jun)
http://www.paladinmusic.com/festivals.html

New Jersey Pirate Festival and Kingdom - Somerset (Jun)
http://www.njkingdom.com/

That Medieval Thing (TMT) - Madison (Apr)
http://www.groups.drew.edu/medfest/

West Windsor Lions Renaissance Faire - West Windsor (May)
http://www.eastkingdom.org/event-detail.html?eid=1199


New York

Bill Johnston Pirate Days - Alexandria Bay (Aug)
http://www.alexbay.org/2005 pirate days event schedule.htm

Catskill Mountains Renaissance Faire - Cairo (Aug)
http://www.caironychamber.com/cairfirmedfa.html

Hawk Creek Wildlife and Renaissance Festival - East Aurora (Jul )
http://www.hawkcreek.org/festival/

Hudson Valley Mayfaire - New Paltz (May)
http://www.hvmayfaire.com/

Kingston Renaissance Faire - New Paltz (May)
http://www.kingstonrenfair.com

Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park - New York (Oct)
http://www.whidc.org/home.html

New York Renaissance Faire - Tuxedo Park (Aug - Sep)
http://www.recfair.com/NY/

Sands Point Faire - Port Washington
http://www.kingdomofacre.org/

Sterling Renaissance Festival - Sterling (Jul - Aug)
http://www.sterlingfestival.com/


Pennsylvania

Fairie Festival at Spoutwood Farm - Glen Rock (May)
http://www.fairiefestival.net

Kutztown Renaissance Faire - Kutztown (May)
http://www.geocities.com/kumrc2000/

Medieval Majesty's Renaissance Faire - Linden (Jun - Jul)
http://www.medievalmajesty.com/

Midsummer Renaissance Faire - Lehighton (Jun)
www.midsummerproductions.com

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire - Manheim (Aug - Oct)
http://www.parenfaire.com

The Village Renaissance Faire - Wrightstown (Sep)
http://www.villagefaire.org

Western Pennsylvania Fairie Festival - Slippery Rock (Jun)
http://www.wpafairiefestival.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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