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Bellydancer of the Universe Compeition & Global Expo
March 2 - March 3
The Bellydancer of the Universe ® Competition and Global Expo for Dance, Health, Fitness and Beauty will be held on March 2-3, 2019.
The dancers will be competing and performing in their elaborate and well-decorated costumes on a professional concert stage at the M3 Live Theater and Event Center in Anaheim, California…just a few minutes from Disneyland!
The Competition includes dancers from all over the Universe vying to win the title and prizes in 16 different categories. In addition to Professional, Children and Fusion, there is also the Drum Solo Improv, Taxim Improv, Group, and Prop categories. Our non-dance categories include Designer (bellydance, tribal, fusion dance costumes), Model, and Body of the Universe!
At the 2019 Bellydancer of the Universe Competition ®, Rachid Alexander, direct from Amsterdam in his only U.S. appearance, will be our star and hold 3 workshops, be in our Saturday Evening Gala Show, and will be one of our esteemed judges for the competition.
In addition to the 16 competitions over 2 days, there is a Variety Show and Judges Show on Saturday. On Sunday we will have Live Music Finals, and end with the crowning of Champion of the Universe! The event is 9am to 9pm each day.
The Bellydance Expo portion of the event, held simultaneously as the Competitions, is geared towards a variety of components and aspects of dance, health, fitness and beauty in one place! Something for everyone with: free demonstrations, (pay to attend) dance workshops, health/fitness education, and stupendous shopping: costumes, work out gear, vitamins and supplements!
The 2019 Bellydancer of the Universe ® Competition will be the 29th consecutive year for the longest running, and one of the most well-attended bellydance competitions in the United States.
Our Special Guest Instructor & Performer is Rachid Alexander, and is a well-educated Oriental dancer born on the island of Curaçao. He was inspired by the intriguing art of oriental dance when he was a little boy, while he was visiting a theme park in the Netherlands. Once he had returned to Curacao, he decided to learn the art of oriental dance and was trained by Zareefa al Noor and has taken lessons with great dance teachers and masters.
Rachid has been featured several times in magazines, newspapers, and in TV programs, his dance style has been described as intricate, passionate and dynamic!
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Summary of Event details:
The Bellydancer of the Universe ® Competition and Global Bellydance X-PO
March 2-3, 2019, 9am – 9pm both days
M3 Live Theater and Event Center (2232 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802)
16 Categories of Competition (dancers, fit/physique, designer)
Workshops, Shows, Shopping, Demonstrations, & Exhibitions will be on both days!