Upcoming Events - 2013

January 27, 2013 - The Sahar Dance Company performs at an Egyptian wedding.

February 24, 2013: Rakasa, A Life Of Dance - Sahar's Annual Theatrical Dance Production will be presented at the Saville Theatre. Purchase tickets at the door.

March 2, 2013 - The Sahar Dance Company performs at a private event in Sorrento Valley, CA.

March 3, 2013 - The Sahar Dance Company performs at a private event in La Jolla, CA.

March 9, 2013 - Sahar performs at Little Egypt's Stars Of Spring featuring Sahar Sami, Randa Kamel, Asi Haskal and many other fantastic dancers, Los Angeles, CA. Details at www.littleegypt.com

June & July 2013 - Every Friday, the Sahar Dance Company performs at Barfly in La Jolla. See poster HERE.

June 27-30, 2013 Moscow, Russia - Sahar Sami will teach, judge and performs Moscow's EAST/WESTFestival. See poster HERE

July 4-7, 2013 Madrid, Spain - Sahar Sami will be part of Spains Raks Madrid International Dance Festival. See poster HERE

July 20-21, 2013 Tijuana, BC, Mexico - Sahar Sami will be teaching and performing in Mexico's Divine Dances International Dance Festival. See poster HERE

August 25, 2013 Fullerton, California - Sahar Sami will teach a master Saidi class for AnoushDancer

Prior Events - 2012

December 15, 2012 Dominican Republic - Sahar Sami performs with Amir Sofi at Teatro de Bellas Artes, in Celebration of Vanessa Angulo's 30 year of dance.

December 16, 2012 Dominican Republic - Sahar Sami teaches rhythms interpretation and choreography for the school Vanessa Angulo & Su Grupo, the largest school of Belly Dance in The Dominican Republic.

December 1, 2012 - The Sahar Dance Company performs at an Iraqui wedding.

November 3-4, 2012: Ahmed Hussien West Coast Intensive with Gamal Gomaa on the Tabla. Dancers who are serious about their craft know that studying with the best is the only way to be the best. Don't miss this opportunity to study with two of the world's top masters of the dance and tabla. Register HERE.

October 28, 2012: SaharDance Studio Open House. Come celebrate our two year anniversary and take advantage of the free belly dance and Bollywood classes being offered. Space is limited so please RSVP at info@SaharDance.com

September 8, 2012 - The Sahar Dance Company performs at a wedding.

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January 2012: Cairo Egypt - Sahar's Dancers Egyptian Dream Tour Lucky guests will experience the trip of a lifetime led by Sahar and her team.

January 2012: Egypt - Sahar Teaches at the Nile Group Festival - Sahar will teach a fun and exhillirating choreography and technique workshop titled Saidi for Oriental Dancers.

January 2012: Egypt - Sahar On The Nile - A show in Egypt exclusively featuring dancers on Sahar's Dancers Egyptian Dream Tour including Sahar Sami with Vanessa Angulo, Carolina Angulo, Keyla Aybar, Natalie Salomon, (Dominican Rep), Sherareh and Leah (San Francisco), Raquel (Los Angeles), Aimee, Neinei, Zizi, Zahra, and Lekha (San Diego). See details HERE.

March 18, 2012: Unity In Diversity: Colors of the World - The Glitter Dance Company performs in this magnificent producdtion featuring dances of India and other parts of the world. This spectacular event will be held at the Poway Center for Performing Arts at 3pm. All details HERE

March 23, 2012: Nouruz - The Sahar Dance Company performs at a private party..

March 24, 2012: Quinceanera - The Sahar Dance Company performs at a Quinceanera.

April 28, 2012: Encinitas Fair - The Glitter Dance Company performs at at 12:30pm in the main stage.

May 5, 2012: Encinitas Festival for the Arts- The Glitter Dance Company performs at at 3:30 pm in the main stage.

May 6, 2012: Professional Dancers Photoshoot - Professional photo shoot opportunity for all dancers. Photoshoot Page for details.

May 20, 2012: Private Gala and Fundraiser - The Glitter Dance Company performs at a private fundraiser.

June 2-3, 2012: Yousry Sharif West Coast Intensive and Celebration Gala.

 

2011

October 25, 2011: HARAM! "Unveiling the Mystery of the Forbidden Dance"- Sahar Sami will be featuring this production in Joplin, Missouri. Local dancers are invited to participate. For more info see participation details or contact shows@SaharDance.com

October 23, 2011: Oriental and Folklore workshop - In Springfield, Missouri sponsored by Naia Al'Abassi. All details are here: http://www.shimmyspringfield.com

October 23, 2011: Sahar Sami at a rare appearance performing at a spectacular Gala Show to be held at the historic Phithian Castle's theatre room. Sahar and a host of talented dancers will be perforning. Organized by Naia Al'Abassi. Details at ShimmySpringfield.

October 15 & 16: Yousry Sharif West Coast Weekend Intensive - For the second time, we are proud and excited to bring the Master Yousry Sharif to teach in San Diego. SAVE-THE-DATE. Want to perform in our gala? Please email us at info@SaharDance.com. Details HERE!

August 14: The Glitter Dance Company performs a private event in Mission Valley.

August 8: The Sahar Dance Company performs a private event in La Jolla.

July 30th & August 8: The Sahar Dance Company performs at Sufi Restaurant.

July 24, 2011: Rhythms & Drums Workshop - Legendary drummer Gamal Gomaa and Sahar Sami team up after more than 20 years to present a workshop with the dancer in mind. Details HERE!

May 14: The Glitter Dance Company performs at Flora Vista Spring Carnival in Encinitas.

May 1: Isis Wings Workshop with Niral from Mexico - We are excited to offer this workshop with a terrific instructor, Niral Besave from Mexico. More details HERE

April 11: Arabic Classes begin with Dr. Effat Moussa.

April 8: San Diego - The Glitter Dance Company performs at a private event in Pacific Beach.

April 1 & 2: The Sahar Dance Company Performs at a special concert at Sufi Restaurant

March 19: Sahar Dance Company Performs at a private event in Del Mar.

February 26: Sahar Dance Company Performs at a Wedding Anniversary Celebration.

February 24: Univercity of California, San Diego The Glitter Dance Company performs at UCSD's Multi-Cultural Festival.

February 1-5: TV Appearances Sahar Sami & Sahar Dance Company were featured on Channel 9 KUSI evening, and morning News, San Diego 6 News, Univision Channel 19, Channel 5 News, and San Diego Living on San Diego 6.

January 23: Sahar el Helwa at Marrakkesh A fabulous dinner & show featuring the Sahar Dance Company with Leyla, Saida, Zahra, Naho and Sama'a as featured soloists. See FLYER for details.

January 6: The Academy of Egyptian Dance grand opening of its new dance studio and boutique in Sorrento Valley, California

2010 Events and Activities

Sept. 11, 2010: The Sahar Dance Company performs at a 50th birthday celebration.

Sept. 18, 2010: Students Photoshoot.

September 19, 2010: HARAM - Unveiling The Mystery of the Forbidden Dance at 3pm at Saville Theatre - This production, which explores the history of Oriental (Belly) Dance was a smashing success in 2009. Brought back to San Diego by popular demand. Dancers will enact key moments in the evolution of Oriental Dance through the eyes of a dancer beginnning with the Pharaohnic Era, Harem Era, Golden Era and Modern Era. Talented dancers, beautiful costumes, educational documentary and beautiful performers. Tickets $20 at the door.

Oct. 30, 2010: The Sahar Dance Company performs a Masquarade Ball.

Dec. 4-5, 2010: Ahmed Hussien teaches two days for the first time in So. Cal. Ahmed will cover classical Oriental and Baladi. To register click HERE.

Jan.-Feb. 2011 Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Egypt. Sahar's Dancers Egyptian Dream Tour and classes and performances. More details soon. Contact sahar@sahardance.com for more details.

Spring 2011: Dominican Republic - Sahar Sami to teach Egyptian Style with Certification in the Dominican Republic (more info coming soon).

Oct. 2011: Yousry Sharif West Coast Intensive - Yousry Sharif returns to San Diego for a second weekend intensive. Details coming soon!

Past 2010 Events

May 9, 2010: Del Mar, California. The Sahar Dance Company performs at a wedding.

May 14, 2010: Sorrento Valley, California. The Sahar Dance Company performs at QUALCOMM.

May 22-23, 2010: Yousry Sharif West Coast Weekend Intensive - Legendary Master of Oriental Dance responsible for training and inspiring tens of thousands of dancers across the globe, will be teaching for the first time in San Diego, CA. Don't miss this opportunity to study with one of the most sought after instructors of oriental dance. Brought to you by Sahar Sami & SaharDance Productions. SEE FLYER for details or click here to REGISTER.

May 24, 2010: Coronado, California. The Sahar Dance Company performs for the US Navy.

June 5, 2010: Del Mar, California. Sahar Sami teaches at a private event in Del Mar.

June 20, 2010: Del Mar, California. The Glitter Dance Company performs at the Del Mar Fair at 2:00pm in the In Field Stage.

June 27, San Diego, California. Academy of Egyptian Dance students private event.

July 25, 2010: La Jolla, California. SaharDance Productions presents "HELWA" a dinner and show with students of the Academy of Egytian Dance at Marrakkesh Restaurant in La Jolla. More details soon.

July 30-31, 2010: Sahar in Mexico. Sahar will be teaching a mini Egyptian show complete with classical, nubian, khalligi and Saidi pieces. She will also be performing at Mexico's largest annual dance festival Divine Dance Night 2010 along with Mohamed Kazafy of Egypt, Rosadela, Iris and Mina Santapau of Spain, and Maria Isabel Del Angel from Colombia. For more info contact niral_belly_dancer@hotmail.com.

August 14, 2010: Point Loma, California. The Sahar Dance Company performs at a Bar Mitzvah.

August 28, 2010: San Diego, California. The Glitter Dance Company performs at a Eveoke Celebrate Dance Festival at the Prado Theatre, Balboa Park a special show to celebrate Mahmoud Reda's 80th Birthday.

August 28-29, 2010: Master Mahmoud Reda in San Diego. Presented by Morwanna and Walid Assaf. See FLYER for details or contact Morwanna HERE. Mr. Reda is the 'founding father' of modern Egyptian dance and a man whom every serious dancer must know. (Disclaimer: Sahar Sami or SaharDance Productions do not benefit in any way from this event, we are happy to collaborate with the Assafs because we value their commitment to the growth of our dance community and we believe it is important to share Mr. Reda's rare appearance with Souther California's Oriental dance community). Take advantage of this rare opportunity to study with Egypt's #1 dance instructor.

 

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