Mideastern Dance Exchange Celebrates its 21 Year Anniversary with a Reunion and Fundraiser Featuring Performances, Vintage Film and Panel Discussion
Sunday January 16, 2011 7-11pm
Art of Bellydance Studio
1431 Alton Road, Second Floor, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305) 695 8720
Tiffany Hanan Madera, Executive Director Mideastern Dance Exchange and Art of Bellydance Studio presents the Mideastern Dance Exchange 21 Year reunion and fundraiser.
Panel discussion and performance. Panelists include Tamalyn Dallal, Bozenka, Samay, Virginia, Aireen, Hanan, Amar Gamal, invited performer Jihan Jamal and others. Special invited guests Maria Jammal, Mostafa Makki, Myriam Eli and Joe Zeytoonian,Ylsa and Sheherezade. Event includes vintage film clips, deluxe raffle and special trailer of Hanan’s film “Havana Habibi”.
$20 advance sale, $25.00 at the door includes refreshments and light bites from our generous sponsor, Whole Foods Market South Beach
The Mideastern Dance Exchange is a cultural landmark in Miami Beach. Founded by Tamalyn Dallal in 1990 the MEDE has produced major theatrical feature length productions, festivals and iconic events for over 20 years. Tamalyn Dallal is a major authority and master instructor, author and ethnographer in Middle Eastern dance. She has personally trained, mentored and developed several of the leading voices and artists in Middle Eastern dance today including Amar Gamal,. Bozenka, Samay, Virginia and Hanan. Many celebrity artists have taught and had residencies in the historic Miami Beach studio including Maja, Helene Eriksen, Mariano Parra, Sheherezade, Jihan Jamal, Amel Tafsout, Bellyqueen and countless others. A tribute performance will be done in Tamalyn Dallal’s honor. Dallal handed over the Mideastern Dance Exchange (501C3 Non-profit) to protÃ©gÃ©e Tiffany Hanan Madera, M.A. in 2008