MOHAMED SHAHIN & MALEIRY

P R E S E N T


SHARQIYAT 2010

Taking place in Puerto Rico

“Exceeding all expectations”

An exciting weekend to share and enrich yourself with Middle Eastern Culture!

Three Days Full of Egyptian Folklore, Powerful Drums, Vendors, Performances and more...


Sharqiyat proudly welcomes internationally renowned teachers:

Jillina of LA, Mohamed Shahin of Egypt and Virginia of Miami

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Sharqiyat Banar

Jillina
Acclaimed for her work artistic director for the Bellydance Superstars and choreographer of the Desert Roses, Jillina is a professional dancer with powerful technique and dynamic stage presence.


Mohamed Shahin

Based in Cairo, Mohamed Shahin is an innovative choreographer of Folkloric and Oriental dance.  He is a featured master teacher at Raqia Hassan’s Ahlan wa Sahlan Egyptian dance festival, and tours the world teaching and performing his signature whirling dervish dance.

Virginia
Virginia is an award winning belly dancer, exciting performer, and a motivational instructor who has danced for the Saudi Royal Family and who has made various appearances on MTV, VH1, and So You Think You Can Dance.


This will be an amazing weekend!!!

Intense workshops full of energy
More international guests
Mesmerizing performances
Variety of world class vendors
Exciting surprises and more…

FRIDAY JULY 23

"Cairo Night Showcase" (Welcome & Gala Show)
7:00pm at Teatro Tapia, Old San Juan


SATURDAY JULY 24
9:00am - 12:00pm
"Fusion Oriental " by JILLNA

This workshop combines Oriental movements with modern dance. Ideal for a dramatic entrance, this choreography is set to exciting fusion music.  Jillina will be using Egyptian technique with various combinations as well as giving you ideas for improvisation.  In this workshop you will learn how to articulate your hips as well as enhance your fluid and lyrical movements.

12:30pm - 3:30pm

"Sizzling Combinations" by
VIRGINIA

Join Virginia as she expands your vocabulary, giving you an extensive array of combinations set to a variety of rhythms that will give you the necessary tools to take your dancing to a whole new level! This class will break down the rhythms, explain cultural purpose and give you all you need to incorporate these new moves and combos into your next choreography or improvisational show. Some of Virginia’s secret moves and stylistic approaches revealed!


7:00pm DANCE COMPETITION (details will be post on Monday January 18)


SUNDAY JULY 24


9:00AM - 12:00PM
"Modern Pop Baladi” by
VIRGINIA

Take your Baladi Beyond the basics…Virginia will share some of Egypt’s hottest moves laced in her signature style. This is a modern baladi pop routine filled with technique, combinations, and Virginia’s personal transitions steps. Throughout the class she will add playful gestures and antedotes that create that pure Egyptian feeling. Translated lyrics included which add depth and meaning to your performance! Suitable for all levels.


12:30PM - 3:30PM
Egyptian Shaabi (Cairo Street dancing) by
MOHAMED SHAHIN

With its witty lyrics, playful moves and cultural gestures , Egyptian shaabi music and dance is rapidly gaining popularity amongst belly dancers across the globe. Mohamed will teach a funny yet meaningful choreography that will have you coming back for more. Mohamed will breakdown the technique and explain all of the hand gestures in the choreography. He will also provide a translation of the song lyrics.


4:00pm - 7:00pm
"Percussive Precision" by
JILLINA

Move your hips with intricate precision and embody the spirit of Arabic rhythms. Learn the techniques and drill the combinations to create an exciting and powerful drum solo . Get ready to sweat swirl and shimmy !!


8:00pm Closing Get Together


YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IT!

@ Puerto Rico Convention Center & Tapia Theatre

the beautiful island of enchantment wait for you….


PACKAGES:
FULL PACKAGE (includes Gala Show entrance) $440
5 workshops $410
4 workshops $345
3 workshops $275
2 workshops $195
1 workshop $110
**PR TAX (IVU) ALLREADY INCLUDED**

TICKETS:

GALA SHOW VIP (first two rows in the front) $45
GALA SHOW REGULAR $35
FULL PACKAGE $20
**PR TAX (IVU) ALLREADY INCLUDED**

RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW!!!! (just a deposit)

Address in case of checks or money orders

Mail check to:
Maleiry Garcia    
Villas de Caney
Aracibo E22
Trujillo Alto PR 00976

Or pay via PAYPAL: sharqiyatfestival@hotmail.com

for more information: please contact Mohamed Shahin at:
mokha28@yahoo.com Or Maleiry at sharqiyatfestival@hotmail.com

call Maleiry at 787-453-0051 or Mohamed Shahin at 347 720 3689

Hope to see you there!!

Mohamed Shahin

sharqiyatfestival@hotmail.com
www.mohamedshahin.net