Fan and official sites of famous dancers from the near and Middle East
|Beba Ezz Eldin |
Beba Azzedine: an Egyptian celebrity of oriental dance and Egyptian legend of raks sharki.
|Fifi Abdou |
Biography (from the DVD case of Fifi Abdo, The Egyptian Star, an interview with the star and from “Fifi Abdou: A legend in her own right,” Insight Magazine, September 2000).
|Amina Mohamed |
Amina Mohamed in a Snake Dance. 1933 photo and descriptive caption. Translated by Priscilla Adum.
|Fairouz Arteen |
Stars of the 1940s: Fairouz Arteen Kaleva and Tahia Carioca vs Shirley Temple.
|Nagwa Fouad |
Nagwa Fouad Interviewed by Magdy el Galad in Ramadan 2010. Transcript translated into English.
|Hekmet Fahmy |
A story of a bellydance legend who played as a double agent.
|Tahia Carioca |
Tahia Carioca was born Badawiya Mohamed Kareem Al Nirani in Ismaileya, Egypt. In her teenage years she had overbearing brothers and she ran away to Cairo. She lived with an old neighbor from Ismailia, Souad Mahasen who owned a nightclub. Tahia took dance lessons at the Ivanova Dancing School. Find out more about Tahia’s life and career.
|The Life of Badia Masabni |
The Life of Badia Masabni. 14-part article by Tarek Hasham, translated by Priscilla Adum.
|Samia Gamal |
Biography and filmography of Samia Gamal.
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