AWS Festival from 20 till 27 of June 2014
Ahlan Wa Sahlan Festival takes place in Cairo, Egypt every year at the amazing 5 star Mena House Hotel with the awe inspiring Pyramids as a backdrop to your exciting dance holiday . In brief, we are one of the biggest belly dance festivals in the world and you will have the opportunity to meet dancers from all over the globe. You can share knowledge and experiences with other dancers and study with a variety of instructors with styles ranging from classical oriental to folklore, Turkish and Khaleegy and many more styles.
The festival is created for all levels of experience starting from beginners to intermediate, to professional dancers and teachers as well. We welcome you to choose the instructors you would like to study with and the style of dance you would like to learn.
In addition, we have an amazing souk and bazaar with famous belly dance costume designers all in one place. We are proud to offer you these designers under one roof including Raqia Hassan, Fouad Serkis, Ahmed Hafez, Mamdouh Salama, Hamza Ibrahim ,,,,and many more.
We also have an amazing belly dance competition with wonderful judges and extravagant rewards for the winner .
The competition is based on technique and feeling in relation to the music, and is not based solely on being a professional dancer. You are welcome to perform with live band or CD.
To add to your experience we have open dancing every night where you can perform on stage with a CD or live band from Egypt. This is an experience not to be missed for all dancers!