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Sunday December 18th, 2011. 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Come celebrate the holidays with a great dance show and also time to get up and dance to the great sounds of the Georges Lammam Band.
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Advance tickets only. Please send $28 to The Aswan Dancers, 829 Elizabeth St. San Francisco, CA 94114 (by December 14) or Paypal $30 to Amina. This gets you a  choice of grilled chicken, spicy chicken, Chef's Special or Vegan + the tax, tip and cover charge.
  • For details, please call: 415-646-0018 or visit Aswan Dancers
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday December 18th, 2011. 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at the Middle Eastern Dance Jam and Holiday Party with Farima Dance & Ballet Afsaneh

Ashkenaz Community Center 1317 San Pablo Avenue (at Gilman), Berkeley CA 94702

The Hala Dance Troupe opens the show at 7:30pm.
  • Celebrate winter solstice, Yalda, the longest night of the year, with Persian, Folk, African, Middle Eastern and Fusion dance performances, live music and an open floor dance jam after the show!
  • Performances by Afsaneh Dance Academy ensembles lead by instructors Farima Berenji and Miriam Peretz, Zaryab Music Ensemble members, Ballet Afsaneh members, the Hala Dance Company and special guest artists.
  • Admission: $10 - $15.
  • For more details, please call 408-386-5005 or contact Farima

 
Sunday December 11th, 2011. 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Halanda Studio Annual Holiday party!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers & students invite you to celebrate the holidays with music, dance, food, drinks & lots of holiday cheer!
  • Dance performances from all over the world; Halanda studio classes recitals, drum circle, live drumming, makeup touchups, open floor dance, food, drinks & more!
  • Dance performances include: Middle Eastern, Turkish, American & fusion belly dance, Hula, Persian & Central Asian dance, Tribal dance plus more!
  • FREE event! Open to the public. All ages welcome!
  • Details and full line up.

 
Saturday December 3rd, 2011. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Peace Fair, Campbell, CA
Willow Glen United Methodist Church, 1420 Newport Ave, San Jose, CA. Corner of Minnesota(between Lincoln and Cherry)
Hala Dance Company performs at 3:00pm.
  • South Bay peace and justice groups offer unique gifts, non-violent games & toys, handcrafts, books, fair trade coffee and chocolate.
  • Lunch, home-baked desserts, international music & dance (schedule at www.wilpfsanjose.org)
  • Kids free. $2 donation at door. Supervised kids activity area, free.
  • Sponsored by San Jose Peace & Justice Center and Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom-San Jose
  • Call 408-280-5361 for information.
 
Saturday November 19th, 2011. 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Hala Dance Company performs at the Pleasanton Library in Pleasanton, CA

Pleasanton Library. 400 Old Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7012

Pleasanton Library hosts cultural events to offer free education & entertainment for the community.
  • "Dance and Swing around the World" with the Hala Dance Company presenting dances from Egypt!
  • All ages welcome. Program length: 45 minutes. Get ready to learn some new dance moves. Audience participation encouraged.
  • Event is FREE and open to the public.
  • For more information, please contact the Children's Desk at (925) 931-3400 ext 8 .
 
 
Hala Saturday November 5th, 2011. 12:00 - 7:30 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at Swap, Shop & Shimmy in Los Altos, CA

Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94022

The Hala Dance Company performs at MECDA's "Swap, Shop & Shimmy" Fundraiser at 3pm.
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Music & Dance Association) presents:
  • 1-5 pm ~ Festival Dancing. The Hala Dance Company performs at 3pm.
  • 5:30 - 7:30 pm ~ Featured Dancers and troupes.
  • For more information, please visit bay area MECDA website, or email info@sfbamecda.org
 
Friday November 4 - Sunday November 6, 2011
Hala teaches and performs @ RaqsEgypt in San Francisco, CA

Twin Space Continuum, 2111 Mission St. @17th; 3rd Floor Rm #300, San Francisco, CA

Karim Nagi of Turbo Tabla presents: RAQS EGYPT The History and Future of Dance in Egypt, and its Practice and Performance in the USA
  • A Seminar of 5 Master Dance Classes, 2 Panels, Music Lesson and Show: with
    Aisha Ali . Hala Fauzi . Amina Goodyear . Karim Nagi . Sausan . Debbie Smith
  • Lectures, performances and dance parties is to give the student a comprehensive Arab cultural dance experience. Going beyond nebulous "Bellydance" or generic "Middle Eastern" categories, the Seminar puts all the skills, techniques and practices back into their cultural contexts.
  • The seminar is SOLD OUT!!

 
Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 14, 15 and 16, 2011 Tito workshop and show : information and schedule
Tito's Workshops, Redwood City & San Jose, CA

Fri & Sat: Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063
Sun: Halanda Studio, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Hala Dance Company is very proud to present Egypt's most famous male dancer, Tito in 3-days of dance workshops! Not to be missed!

 
Saturday October15, 2011, 7:30 - 9:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm)
Tito's Dance show in Redwood City, CA
Veterans Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061

A spectacular Dance show following Tito's workshops with Egypt's most famous male dancer Tito headlining the event. The show is expected to sell out, please plan ahead. A must-see for all dance lovers and those who think men don't dance! Tito's shows always end in a spontaneous standing ovation!

 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday October 1, 2011
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park in San Jose, CA

Lake Cunningham Park, 2305 S. White Road @ Cunningham and Tully, San Jose, CA 95148

Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park at 11:45am.
Councilmember Rose Herrera of San Jose District 8 presents:
  • "Day in the Park; A Multicultural Festival" 10:00am - 3:00pm. Hala Dance Troupe performs at 11:45am!
  • Ethnic dance performances & entertainment reflecting the diversity of the bay area.
  • Event is FREE & open to the public.
  • For more information, please call (408) 535-4968
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday September 24, 2011
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Desert Dance Festival
S.E.S. Hall, 1375 Lafayette Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Hala Dance Company performs at Desert Dance Festival in Santa Clara, CA at 4:00pm

 
Saturday September 10, 2011. 4:00pm
Church of the Redeemer 30th Annual Food Festival
Orthodox Church of the Redeemer, 380 Magdalena Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024
Hala Dance Troupe performs at the food cultural festival organized by the Church of the Redeemer in Los Altos, CA
  • Sat Sept 10th 11:00am to 9:00pm & Sun Sept 11th 12:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Hala Dance Troupe performs on Sat @ 4:00pm
  • Bring your family, friends & enjoy the day eating, drinking, and dancing!
  • Free parking at Foothill College. Free shuttle service to and from the church. Admission is $3.00 but free with the shuttle service.
  • For details, please call the church at (650) 941-1570
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday September 3, 2011. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at "Tapestry Arts Labor Day Festival"
History Park, 1650 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Hala Dance Company performs on the Performance Stage at 2:00pm
  • Features artists presenting their award-winning and latest pieces. It will also offer food, beverages (kid and adult), interactive kids learning experiences, top entertainment and a whole lot of fun.
  • The Hala Dance Company performs 2 - 2:30 pm.
  • FREE and open to the pubic.
  • For more information, please call 408-521-5016 or visit Tapestry Arts Website

 
Saturday August 13th, 2011. 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Tarik Sultan's Show @ Halanda Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
A dance show starring Tarik Sultan of New York!
  • Join us for a memorable dance show starring Tarik Sultan! Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances by workshop participants crowned by Tarik Sultan's dynamic performances. Tarik will showcase his versatility as a renowned teacher, dancer and choreographer.
  • Join us for the whole 2-days event (lecture, show & workshops)! A limited number of dance slots available to workshop participants. Please indicate your interest in performing when you register.
  • Show only: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Lecture & Show: $25 in advance, $35 at the door. Limited capacity. Purchase your tickets early.

 
Sunday August 7th, 2011. 2:00pm
Carnival of Stars, Richmond, CA
Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza (24th & Macdonald Ave), Richmond, CA
Hala Dance Company performs at 2:00pm at Carnival of Stars annual Dance Festival. Event hosted by Alexandria and Latifa of Ghawazee.com
  • Enjoy two full days of Bellydance & shopping. International market featuring arts, crafts, dance, costumes, jewelry, comic books and gifts of all kinds. Live music & dance all weekend.
  • Saturday & Sunday August 6th & 7th from 10:00am - 10:00pm
  • Admission: $15/adult, $6/child under 12. Free parking.
  • For more information, please visit Carnival of Stars website or email Pepper Alexandria.
 
Monday July 18th, 2011. 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Hala Dance Company performs at MultiCultural Monday Concert in the Park in Santa Clara, CA

Central Park Pavilion. 909 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara, California 95051

Santa Clara City Library hosts 5 "MultiCultural Monday Concerts in the Park" to offer free education & entertainment for the community.
  • The fifth and final multicultural concert features traditional music & dance from Egypt & the Middle East.
  • Enjoy a beautiful evening in the park. Bring a blanket to sit on and a picnic dinner!
  • All ages are welcome. Program length: 45 minutes. Get ready to learn some new dance moves. Audience participation encouraged.
  • Event is FREE and open to the public.
  • For more information, please contact Youth Services at (408) 615-2916.
 

 
Sunday July 17th, 2011. 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of Naser Musa and the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs to the beautiful live music of Naser Musa and the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018

 
Sunday July 10th, 2011. 12:00 - 8:00pm

BELLY DANCE FANTASY FESTIVAL

Humanist Hall. 390 27th Street, Oakland, CA. 94612-3104 (between Telegraph & Broadway)
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Tatseena's Belly Dance Fantasy Festival in Oakland CA at 1:30pm.
  • Dance performances and workshops, shopping, live music, open floor dancing & more
  • Performances start at noon and go till 8:00pm.
  • Admission: $10.00 adults, $5.00 seniors and children (9 -17), under 8 free.
  • For details and schedule, please visit Tatseena's Website
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday June 25th, 2011. 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at "Dancin' on the Ave"
Lincoln Avenue between Willow Street and Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Hala Dance Company performs on the Community Stage at Dancin' on the Ave in Willow Glen, San Jose, CA

 
Friday June 24th, 2011. 4:30 - 7:00 pm
19th Annual World Refugee Day
Campbell Community Center, Orchard City Banquet Hall. 1 W. Campbell Avenue, Campbell, California 95008
Hala Dance Company performs authentic Egyptian dances
  • The 19th Annual World Refugee Day is sponsored by: Refugee & Immigrant Forum of Santa Clara County, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority and Social Services Agency.
  • An international cultural event featuring: Presentations, Food, Entertainment, Children's Activities, Community Resources and Raffle Prizes.
  • FREE and open to the public!
  • For more information, please call 408-357-7452 or 408-975-2730 Ext 382.

 
Sunday June 5th, 2011. 11:00 - 5:00 pm
IGurukul's 10th annual "International Cultural Extravaganza" in Woodside, CA
Woodside High School, Performing Arts Center. 199 Church Hill Avenue, Woodside, CA 94062
Hala Dance Company presents authentic Egyptian dance at 4:00pm
  • International Gurukul, a non-profit organization based in Santa Clara, CA has been serving the Bay Area since 2000 with a mission of social learning through synergy and empowerment.
  • Enjoy a variety of music and dance from all over the world, plus Indian home made food for the Body and Soul!
  • Tickets: $10 and $25. Sponsorships welcome!
  • Details: visit iGurukul Website, call 408-416-7568, 510-364-4163 or email International Gurukul
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday June 4th, 2011. 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
37th annual Art & Wine Festival in Sunnyvale, CA

Performance Venue: Lunatic Fringe, 182 S. Murphy Ave. Sunnyvale, CA

The Hala Dance Company performs at 3:00pm
  • Join us for a fun filled day of music, dance, arts, crafts, food and more along Murphy Ave in Sunnyvale.
  • Event produced by the Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce in downtown Sunnyvale.
  • One of the largest free festivals in the Silicon Valley
  • For performance details, please contact Paloma at 408-732-2405

 
Friday May 20th, 2011. 10:00 pm - 12:30 am
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala and guest of honor, Nashwa perform Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble. A special show in honor of Nashwa's visit to CA!

 
Sunday May 15th, 2011. 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of Naser Musa and the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs to the beautiful live music of Naser Musa and the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday May 15th, 2011, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Hala teaches @ 33rd Annual Homeless Benefit in Sacramento, CA

Jodette's Belly Dancing Studio, 2131 K Street, Sacramento CA 95816

Hala teaches Egyptian Folkloric dance workshop at Jodette's Belly Dancing Academy
  • Hala teaches Egyptian style Baladi dance. Don't miss this great opportunity to learn Egyptian dance from a native!
  • Workshop open to all levels of dancers, from beginners to advanced. All is welcome! Bring hip wraps or a large scarf.
  • For more information and to register, please email Jodette or call (916) 447-3793.

 
Friday May 6th, 2011. 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Halanda Studio 5th Anniversary Gala!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
A fabulous show celebrating 5 years of dance fun featuring Helene Eriksen!
  • Join us for a memorable celebration! Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances by Halanda studio teachers and special guests crowned by the fabulous Helene Eriksen; Internationally renowned master teacher, dancer and dance ethnographer.
  • Join us for an enchanting journey of dance through the world.
  • $17 in advance, $20 at the door. Limited capacity. Purchase your tickets early.

 
Sunday May 1st, 2011. 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mind, Body, Spirit Health & Wellness Fair, San Leandro, CA
FitBody, 2654 Nicholson Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
Hala Dance Company performs Egyptian dances at 3:20pm
  • The Mind, Body, Spirit Health and Wellness Expo is a new age and health fair.
  • Featuring readers, healers, whole foods, health solutions & holistic fitness options! Dance performances and lectures throughout the day.
  • Admission $5 OR FREE with a donation of 3 canned food items (all donations go to Alameda County Community Food Bank).
  • For more information, please email Angel or call (510)473-4500.
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday April 30th, 2011. 7:30pm
Hala sings at "Tarab Nights" with Georges Lammam Ensemble, San Jose, CA

Arab American Cultural Center of Silicon Valley. Hogue Park Bldg 2, 3968 Twilight Dr, San Jose, CA 95124

Hala & Elias's Arabic singing class sing classiscal Arabic songs with the Georges Lammam Ensemble
  • The Arab American Cultural Center of Silicon Valley presents: “TARAB NIGHTS” with GEORGES LAMMAM ENSEMBLE. An enchanting night of Arabic Music & singing featuring accordion virtuoso ELIAS LAMMAM
  • Social hour and Dinner start at 6:30PM. Music starts at 7:30PM. (light dinner and tea included)
  • $25 per person ($20 for AACC-SV members)
  • For more information: info@aaccsv.org or (408) 377-2722
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday April 30th, 2011. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hala Dance Company at March of Dimes fundraiser in Los Gatos, CA

Vasona Park, Lake View Picnic Area, 333 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032

The Hala Dance Troupe performs at the fundraiser between 11am - 12noon.
  • Join us for the largest fundraiser benefiting the March for Babies produced by Sutter Health.
  • The mission is to prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Achieved through programs of research, community service, education, and advocacy.
  • For details and questions, please contact Cat or Jamie at 408-490-2945.

 
Friday April 29th, 2011. 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Rogers Elementary 3rd International Night in San Jose, CA
Rogers Elementary, 2999 Ridgemont Ave. San José, CA 95127
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at 7:00pm
  • Rogers Elementary School PTA is hosting an international fundraiser to raise money for the school.
  • Enjoy a variety of food, music and dances from all over the world.
  • Tickets: $3.00 for ages 12 and up. $1.00 for children 5-11.
  • Details: visit Rogers Elementary Website, call Toni at 408.928.8603 or email Toni
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday April 24th, 2011. 8:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30pm
Hala dances at "Bellydancers for Japan" in Santa Clara, CA

Chatanoga Persian Club, 2725 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA

Hala performs at the benefit show organized by Sandra of Palo Alto, CA
  • Dancers from all over the Bay Area have donated their time and art to raising money to help Japanese Tsunami/earthquake/nuclear disaster victims.
  • Admission: $10. 100% of your admission goes to WORLD VISION Japan!
  • Performances by Kae Montgomery, Maria Sokolova, Sandra, Hala, Zahara, Khalilah, Eve Adelfi & more!
  • For reservations or directions, please call Chatanoga at 408-241-1200.

 
Sunday April 17th, 2011. 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bay Area Belly Dance Festival, Redwood City, CA
Angelica's Bistro, 863 Main Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
Hala Dance Company performs at 4:10pm.
  • A Belly Dance Open Stage Event Showcasing Teachers & Students Of Middle Eastern Dance. Bay Area Belly is an independent Belly Dance Festival.
  • Open to the public, especially dancers and dance enthusiasts who would like to experience the enchanting atmosphere of dance and live music from the Middle East.
  • Admission: $10. Performances, vendors and lots of dance fun!
  • Details on Bay Area Belly
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday April 16th, 2011. 1:30 pm
Hala Dance Company dances at The Crepe Place in Santa Cruz, CA

The Crepe Place, 1134 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Hala Dance Company performs at the Bellydance show organized by Helene of Santa Cruz, CA
  • Join us for a fun dance event produced by Helene. Dance performances showcasing a wide variety of excellent belly dancers from Santa Cruz and beyond!
  • For reservations or directions, please call The Crepe Place at (831) 429-6994.
 
Thursday April 14th at 12:00pm, 2011.

Hala Dance Company celebrates Middle Eastern Cultural Heritage, San Jose City College, San Jose, CA

San Jose City College: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. Corner of Bascom Ave. & HW 280

San Jose City College celebrates its 11th Annual Middle Eastern Heritage Celebration from April 4th to April 14th, 2011. The Hala Dance Company presents authentic Middle Eastern Dances on Thursday April 14th, 2011 at 12:00pm at the Student Center.
  • Come explore the rich history, culture, contributions & aspirations of peoples of the Middle East.
  • ALL EVENTS are FREE and Open to the Public! Paid parking is available in the Parking Structure at the corner of Bascom and Leigh Avenues (off HW 280)
  • Presenting a rich program of music, dance, poetry, film, lectures, discussions and more.
  • For program details, please email Sami Ibrahim or call 650-279-0700.
 
 
Thursday April 14th at 11:30pm, 2011.

Hala Dance Company performs at KinderCaminata, San Jose City College, San Jose, CA

San Jose City College: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. Corner of Bascom Ave. & HW 280

  • San José City College will sponsor their Sixth Annual KinderCaminata, a child-oriented “career fair” on campus, Thursday April 14th from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
  • The Hala Dance Company presents authentic Middle Eastern Dances at 11:30pm in the Main Gym.
  • Details on KinderCaminata Flyer.
  • Paid parking is available in the Parking Structure at the corner of Bascom and Leigh Avenues (off HW 280)
  • For details, please email Jennifer Neil or call (408) 288-3160.
 

 
Thursday April 7th, 2011. 7:00pm
Chabot College 12th Annual International Night in Hayward, CA
Cafe Chabot Bldg 2300 Chabot College at 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at the 12th annual International Night at Chabot College.
  • The International Club at Chabot College presents the 12th annual International Night. Performances from all over the world including Egyptian dance by the Hala Dance Company.
  • Dinner at 6:00pm, Show starts at 7:00pm.
  • Tickets: Students - $5, General Admission - $10
  • Information: Dolly Balangitao at 510-723-6715 or email Dolly

 
Friday April 1st, 2011. 9:30 pm - 12:30 am
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday March 20th, 2011. 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Hala Dance Company at "Santa Cruz Raks" in Soquel, CA

Michael's Restaurant, 2591 Main Street, Soquel, CA

The Hala Dance Troupe performs at The Cypress Hafla organized by Aruba
  • Join us for a fun dance event produced by Aruba. Dance performances showcasing a wide variety of excellent belly dancers from all over the bay area!
  • For reservations or directions, please call Michael's at 831-479-9777
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Monday March 7th, 2011. 5:00 pm
Hala performs at "Cinequest Film Festival"

Morocco's Restaurant at 86 N. Market St, San Jose, CA 95113

Hala performs at the VIP Soiree on Mon Mar 7.
  • The Cinequest Film Festival is celebrating its 21st year in film innovations and cutting edge technologies!
  • The Film Festival features cultural entertainment at special events to celebrate the diversity of silicon valley. Hala will be featured at the VIP Soiree on Mon Mar 7.
  • More information online
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday February 11th, 2011. 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala Dance Company at "Love Raks" in Sunnyvale, CA

The Bean Scene, 186 S. Murphy Ave. Sunnyvale, CA

The Hala Dance Troupe performs at "Love Raks" Hafla organized by Paloma
  • Join us for a fun dance event produced by Lunatic Fringe.
  • A Valentines inspired Belly Dance Concert showcasing South Bay Students, Top Teachers and Professionals.
  • There is no cover charge for this event so come early for best seating.
  • Questions? please contact Paloma at 408-732-2405
 
Saturday February 5th, 2011. 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at ACL Performers Showcase in Fremont, CA

Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538

The Hala Dance Company performs Egyptian dance sometime between 1-3pm

The annual Performers' Showcase is sponsored by The Association of Children's Libraries in Northern CA. It offers the opportunity to meet and evaluate a variety of children's performers active in the Bay Area.

  • Dance, entertainment, magic, cultural performances from around the globe!
  • For more information, please visit ACL homepage.
 
Sunday January 16th, 2011. 1:30 - 2:00 pm
Hala Dance Company @ Bay Area Travel Adventure Show in Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Hala Dance troupe performs at the bay area travel show in Santa Clara, CA at 1:30pm

 
Friday January 14th, 2011. 10:30 pm - 12:30 am
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday December 18th, 2010. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at The 2nd Annual Kwanzaa Festival

The History Park located in Kelley Park, San Jose , CA
1650 Senter Road, between Phelan and Keyes Avenues in San Jose, CA

The Hala Dance Troupe performs in the Traditional Parade at 1:00pm.
  • Habibatique Ethnic Collections and History Park present "Kwanzaa Festival 2010". A time when African Americans celebrate Family, Community, and History.
  • The festival includes: Traditional Parade. Tour of the Homes at History Park (Home of the African American Heritage House). Market Place. Children’s Corner. Food Court. Living Healthy. Live Entertainment. Cooking Demonstrations and more...
  • For more details, please contact Habiba Hall-Bey 925-978-4035 or Paula Greenwell 408-998-7416.

 
Friday December 17th, 2010. 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018

 
Friday December 17th, 2011. 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Bellydance Crash Course for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, San Jose, CA
Halanda Studio, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Event hosted by Arin Halicki to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphona Society.
  • Several bellydance instructors have donated their time and talents to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Give the gift of fun for the holidays, it’s all for a good cause!
  • Classes taught by Hala: 6:30 - 7:30pm and MaShuqa: 7:30 - 8:30pm.
  • 2 hours of Bellydance instruction plus a coin fringed hip-scarf! There will be goodies to munch on.
  • $50/person. Proceeds go to LLS and the fight against cancer.
  • Questions, please contact Arin at (408) 656-4597.

 
Sunday December 12th, 2010. 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Halanda Studio Annual Holiday party!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers & students from all disciplines would like to invite you to come celebrate the holidays with music, dance, food, drinks & lots of holiday cheer!
  • Dance performances from all over the world; Halanda studio classes recitals, open floor dance, food, drinks & more!
  • Dance performances include: Middle Eastern, Turkish, American & fusion belly dance, Persian & Central Asian dance, Tribal dance plus more! Not to be missed!
  • FREE event! Open to the public. All ages welcome!
  • Details and full line up.

 
Saturday December 4th, 2010. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Peace Fair, Campbell, CA
Campbell United Methodist Church. 1675 Winchester Blvd. (south of Hamilton), Campbell, CA
Hala Dance Company performs at 1:30pm.
  • South Bay peace and justice groups offer unique gifts, non-violent games & toys, handcrafts, books, fair trade coffee and chocolate.
  • Lunch, home-baked desserts, international music & dance (schedule at www.wilpfsanjose.org)
  • Kids free. $2 donation at door. Supervised kids activity area, free.
  • Sponsored by San Jose Peace & Justice Center and Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom-San Jose
  • Call 408-779-4647 for information and 408-297-2299 for advance tickets.
 
Thursday October 28th, 2010. 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at the "Middle Eastern & Indian Culture Day " at California State University, Stanislaus
California State University Stanislaus, One University Circle, Turlock, California 95382. Quad area.
Middle Eastern & Indian Culture Day is sponsored by the Student Union of CSU Stanislaus.
The Hala Dance Company will present different styles of Egyptian dances. There will be cultural and informational booths displaying different aspects of the featured cultures.
  • Free event.
  • For more information, please email: Lyzz Zaragoza or call 209-664-6514
 
Saturday October 9th, 2010, 7:00 - 9:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
Tito's Dance show in Redwood City, CA
Veterans Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061

A spectacular Dance show following Tito's workshops with Egypt's most famous male dancer Tito headlining the event. The show is expected to sell out, please plan ahead. A must-see for all dance lovers and those who think men don't dance! Tito's shows always end in a spontaneous standing ovation!


 
Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 8th, 9th and 10th, 2010 Tito workshop and show : information and schedule
Tito's Workshops, San Jose & Redwood City, CA
Fri: Halanda Studio, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Sat & Sun: Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Hala Dance Company is very proud to present Egypt's most famous male dancer, Tito in 3-days of dance workshops! Not to be missed!


 
Sunday October 3th, 2010. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hala Dances at El Morocco Dancer's night in Pleasant Hill, CA
El Morocco Restaurant at 2203 Morello Avenue at Taylor Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, CA
Hala performs at El Morocco Dancer's night to the live music of El 'Azifoon. Hosted by Yosifah Rose
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of delicious Middle Eastern cuisine, music and dance.
  • Featuring Halanda Studio teachers and students including Hala and special guest dancers.
  • For reservations call (925)671-0132.
  • For more information, please visit Yosifah's website or email Yosifah
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday October 2nd, 2010. 10:30 am
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park in San Jose, CA

Lake Cunningham Park, 2305 S. White Road @ Cunningham and Tully, San Jose, CA 95148

Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park with many dancers from the bay area
Councilmember Rose Herrera of San Jose District 8 presents:
  • "Day in the Park; A Multicultural Festival" 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Ethnic dance performances & entertainment reflecting the diversity of the bay area. Hala Dance performance @ 10:30am.
  • Event is FREE & open to the public.
  • For more information, please call (408) 535-4908
 

Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule

Friday October 1st 12:00 noon till Sunday October 3rd 12:00 midnight, 2010.
Hala hosts world music shows on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP World Music Marathon, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay and the Monterey Bay areas.

KKUP hosts live interviews and performances by local world musicians to raise funds for listener sponsored radio station KKUP Cupertino.
KKUP Cupertino conducts their annual World Music Marathon on Fri 10/1 12noon to Sun 10/3 midnight. Listen to live & recorded music from around the globe! During this fun filled weekend, Hala hosts the following shows:
  • Saturday 10/2 at 6:00 - 9:00pm
  • For schedule & information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Lars or call 408-260-2999
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday September 26th, 2010. 2:30pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Desert Dance Festival
S.E.S. Hall, 1375 Lafayette Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Hala Dance Company performs on Sunday at Desert Dance Festival in Santa Clara, CA
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday September 26th, 2010. 1:30pm
Hala performs at Desert Dance Festival
S.E.S. Hall, 1375 Lafayette Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Hala performs Egyptian dance solo on Sunday at Desert Dance Festival in Santa Clara, CA

 
Saturday, September 18th, 2010. 10:00am - 10:00pm
Hala judges at Jewel of the Sierra Belly Dance Competition, S Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Community College Duke Theatre, One College Dr. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Hala judges & performs at the 2nd annual belly dance competition in South Lake Tahoe "Jewel of the Sierra" hosted by Namira Productions
  • Join us for belly dance competitions, bazaar & a great dance show!
  • Hala will perform in the Saturday evening show.
  • For details & registration, please visit Jewel of the Sierra, email Namira or call 530 318-2142

 
Friday September 10th, 2010. 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018

 
Sunday August 22, 2010. 7:00 - 10:00pm
Live Arabic music & Bellydance Night with Joe Kandalaft, San Jose, CA
Halanda Studio, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Hala dances to the beautiful live music & singing of Lebanese singer and keyboardist, Joe Kandalaft

  • Join us for a fun filled evening with live Arabic music and belly dance performances!
  • Lebanese singer, keyboard player and one man band, Joe Kandalaft, will delight you with his beautiful, authentic Arabic music and his amazing voice. You get to dance to live music!
  • Bellydancers (all styles): please bring your costume and sign up to dance. There will also be open floor dancing and lots of surprises.
  • Details and registration

 
Sunday August 8th, 2008. 1:15pm
Carnival of Stars, Richmond, CA
Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza (24th & Macdonald Ave), Richmond, CA
Hala Dance Company performs at 1:15pm at Carnival of Stars annual Dance Festival. Event hosted by Alexandria and Latifa of Ghawazee.com
  • Enjoy two full days of Bellydance & shopping. International market featuring arts, crafts, dance, costumes, jewelry, comic books and gifts of all kinds. Live music & dance all weekend.
  • Saturday & Sunday August 7th & 8th from 10:00am - 10:00pm
  • Admission: $15/adult, $6/child under 12. Free parking.
  • For more information, please visit Carnival of Stars website or email Pepper Alexandria.

 
Sunday July 18th, 2010. 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in celebration of Hosseny's CA event!
  • Pena PachaMama & Georges Lammam Ensemble present "Arabic Music and Oriental Dance"
  • Early show @ 7pm. Late show @ 9pm. Hala dances in the second half.
  • Featuring guests Elias Lammam, Carole Acuna, Enheduanna, Hala, Kelly, Janelle, Masha, Parri & guest Mohamed El Hosseny!
  • Cover charge: $12/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018
 
Saturday July 17th, 2010. 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at Hosseny's Gala show in Palo Alto, CA

Zohar Dance Studio , 4000 Middlefield Road, Building L, Room 4 Palo Alto, CA 94303

Hala Dance Company performs at Hosseny's Gala Show organized by Mediterraneo Productions in Palo Alto, CA
  • A fabulous evening of dance in celebration of Mohamed El Hosseny's visit to CA.
  • Starring Mohamed El Hosseny, MaShuqa, Adriana, Enheduanna, Desert Dream, Hala Dance Company, Khalilah!
  • Show starts at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:00pm
  • $20 Adult, $15 Senior/Student, $10/Child under 12. Register & buy tix at MediterraneSF website.

 
Friday July 16th, 2010. 6:15 - 9:00pm
Mohamed Hosseny Workshop, San Jose, CA
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Hala Dance Company is proud to co-sponsor Egyptian dance master, Mohamed Hosseny with Mediterraneo Productions

  • Mr Mohamed el Hosseny, of Egypt & Finland, teaches 3 days dance workshops in the bay area. He will be featured in 2 special dance shows on Sat & Sun July 17 and 18.
  • Friday workshop at Halanda Studio. Sat & Sun workshops at Zohar Studio in Palo Alto.
  • Sat evening show at Zohar Studio in Palo Alto. Sun evening show at Pena Pachamama in San Francisco.
  • Workshops: Friday $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Sat or Sun $85/day in advance or $95 at the door. Full package specials available online.
  • Details and registrations: visit Event page, email Suzanne or call 831-227-9514
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday June 26th, 2010. 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at "Dancin' on the Ave"
Lincoln Avenue between Willow Street and Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Hala Dance Company performs on the Community Stage at Dancin' on the Ave in Willow Glen, San Jose, CA

 
Friday June 18th, 2009. 4:30 - 7:00 pm
18th Annual World Refugee Day
Auditorium, 1555 Berger Drive, Bldg 2, San Jose, California
Hala Dance Company performs authentic Egyptian dances at 6:30pm
  • The 18th Annual World Refugee Day is sponsored by: Refugee & Immigrant Forum of Santa Clara County.
  • An international cultural event featuring: Presentations, Food, Entertainment, Children's Activities, Community Resources and Raffle Prizes.
  • Hala Dance Company performs at 6:30pm.
  • FREE and open to the public!
  • For more information, please call 408-453-3536 or 408-325-5150
 
Dance Tour to Egypt June 9th - 23rd, 2010
Music & Dance Tour to Egypt

Attending the Nile Group Dance Festival, touring Cairo & Alexandria

Hala leads this annual trip for dancers and musicians who wish to study Arabic music and dance in their own home and experience Egypt with a native dancer! Details
 

 
Sunday May 23rd, 2010. 6:00 - 9:00 pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Hala's Student Night at Menara Restaurant in San Jose, CA
Menara Moroccan Restaurant at 41 E Gish Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Hala, Parri and Khajulah present a combined student night at Menara Restaurant
  • Join us for a special evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music and dance hosted by Hala, Parri, Khajulah and their students.
  • Professional dance performances by Hala, Parri, Khajulah & the Hala Dance Company in addition to showcasing our best students.
  • Special Dinner includes: Moroccan Salad, Bastila, Choice of ENTRÉE (Vegetables, Lamb, Chicken, Couscous), Baklava & mint tea.
  • $ 20.00 per person. Min Charge: $15.00/person.
  • For reservations call (408) 453-1983. For more information, please email Parri
 
Sunday May 16th, 2009. 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Hala & Alyea dance at "Raq The House" in San Mateo, CA

Tannourine Cuisine , 120 W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403

Hala performs at "Raq the House" event organized by Andrea in San Mateo, CA
  • Join us for a fun evening of dance and Lebanese food. Dance performances by notable bay area belly dancers and guest star, Aleya of LA & Cairo, Egypt!
  • Dinner starts at 6:30pm.
  • Belly dance show 7:30-9:30pm.
  • $25 per person. Includes delicious Lebanese fixed menu and dance show.
  • For reservations, please call Tannourine at 650-638-1960

 
Sunday May 16th, 2010 10am - 3:30pm
Aleya's "Shimmy Clinic" & Drum Solo Workshop, San Jose, CA

Halanda Studio, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Multi award winner, currently based in Cairo, Egypt: Aleya teaches at Halanda Studio in San Jose. Learn the latest moves and trends in Egyptian dance!

  • Aleya's Shimmy Clinic is a two part four-hour workshop dedicated to her favorite part of the Oriental dance show: the Drum Solo.
  • The first two hours include break-down & drilling of technique with a focus on vibrations, shimmies and "Shaaby" movements. During the last two hours everything you have learned will be incorporated into a fun & dynamic drum solo to hot new music from Aleya's album, "BellyliciousRaks."
  • For workshop details and registration: click here!
  • Printable flyer for the workshop

 
Friday April 30th, 2010. 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble

 
Thursday April 22nd, 2010. 7:00pm
Chabot College 11th Annual International Night in Hayward, CA
Cafe Chabot Bldg 2300 Chabot College at 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at the 11th annual International Night at Chabot College.
  • The International Club at Chabot College presents the 11th annual International Night. Performances from all over the world including Egyptian dance by the Hala Dance Company.
  • Dinner at 6:00pm, Show starts at 7:00pm.
  • Tickets: Students - $5, General Admission - $10
  • Information: Dolly Balangitao at 510-723-6715 or email Dolly

 
Friday April 16th, 2010. 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Rogers Elementary 2nd International Night in San Jose, CA
Rogers Elementary, 2999 Ridgemont Ave. San José, CA 95127
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at 7:30pm
  • Rogers Elementary School PTA is hosting an international fundraiser to raise money for the school.
  • Enjoy a variety of food, music and dances from all over the world.
  • Tickets: $3.00 for ages 12 and up. $1.00 for children 5-11.
  • Details: visit Rogers Elementary Website, call Cristina at (408) 259-5847 or email Cristina
 
Hala Sunday April 11th, 2010. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hala dances at El Morocco Dancer's night in Pleasant Hill, CA

El Morocco Restaurant at 2203 Morello Avenue at Taylor Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, CA

Hala performs at El Morocco Dancer's night to the live music of El 'Azifoon. Hosted by Yosifah Rose
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music and dance.
  • Featuring Hala and special guest dancers.
  • For reservations call (925)671-0132.
  • For more information, please visit Yosifah's website or email Yosifah

 
Saturday April 3rd, 2010. 9:30 - 2:00 pm
Saratoga Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Saratoga, CA
Wildwood Park, 20764 - 4th Street, Saratoga, CA 95070
Hala, her students and Dance Company present Egyptian dances at 12:45pm
  • Saratoga Presbyterian Church and Chamber of Commerce are hosting their 2nd annual Easter Egg hunt in Wildwood Park.
  • Enjoy great food, music and dances in addition to Easter Egg hunt, silent auction and more.
  • Tickets: $5.00 adults, $3 children.
  • Details: visit Saratoga Chamber of Commerce, call Bob 408-616-9700 or Daniel 408-256-7943

 
Wednesday March 17th, 2010. 8:30 pm
Hala Dances at Morocco's Restaurant in San Jose, CA
Morocco's Moroccan Restaurant at 86 N. Market St, San Jose, CA 95113
Hala performs at Morocco's restaurant in celebration of St. Patrick's day!
  • Morocco's Restaurant & Adriana present "A Belly Dance Celebration of St Patrick's Day"
  • Featuring an excellent array of belly dance teachers and guest dancers
  • Join us for an unforgettable evening of great Moroccan food and belly dance!
  • For reservations, please call: 408-998-1509 or reserve online at Morocco's Reservations

 
Saturday March 13th, 2010. 4:00 pm
Rakkasah West 2010
Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza (24th & Macdonald Ave), Richmond, CA
Hala Dance Company & Hala's performance class dance on the Cabaret Stage @ 4pm
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Wednesday March 3rd, 2010. 6:00 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at "Cinequest Film Festival"

Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge, 99 East San Fernando St. San Jose, CA 95113

Hala Dance Company performs at the VIP Soiree on Wed Mar 3.
  • The Cinequest Film Festival is celebrating its 20th year in film innovations and cutting edge technologies!
  • The Film Festival features cultural entertainment, at special events, to celebrate the diversity of silicon valley. The Hala Dance Company will be featured at the VIP Soiree on Wed 3.
  • More information online or Call: Monica at (408) 995-5033

 
Saturday Februay 20th and Sunday February 21st, 2010 Atef & Magda workshop and show : information and schedule
Souhail Kaspar and Khadijah Workshops and Show, San Jose, CA

Sat Workshops & Show: Historic Hoover Theater, 1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
Sun Workshops: Halanda Studio, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Grammie nominated percussionist Souhail Kaspar and multi talented Saudi dancer, Khadijah teach and perform in San Jose! Learn middle eastern music and dance from native stars.

 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday February 14th, 2010. 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at "Seven Wonders of the World"

The CET Auditorium, 701 Vine Street, San Jose, CA 95110

A multi-cultural dance show for the benefit of children in India
  • Join us for a fun dance event produced by Care For Children. Dance performances showcasing a wide variety of dances from around the globe!
  • Ticket Prices: $20, $35 and $50. (Children under 5 are free).
  • More information online or Call: Meenakshi 408-446 9002 or Mala 650-804-8050
 
Hala Sunday February 7th, 2010. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hala dances at MECDA's Winter Dancer Night in Pleasant Hill, CA

El Morocco Restaurant at 2203 Morello Avenue at Taylor Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, CA

Hala performs at MECDA's Dancer's night to the live music of El 'Azifoon. Hosted by MECDA
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Music & Dance Association) presents:
  • A fabulous evening of Middle Eastern cuisine, live music and dance.
  • Featuring Hala and several other guest dancers.
  • For reservations, please call (925)671-0132.
  • For more information, please visit bay area MECDA website, or email info@sfbamecda.org

 
Saturday February 6th, 2010. 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Bellydance Showcase for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Los Gatos, CA
Core Fitness Studio, 14090 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Event hosted by Arin Halicki to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphona Society.
  • Several bellydance instructors and other talented dancers have donated their acts to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
  • Performances by: Orchid Belly Dance, Hala Dance Company, Paloma, Leyla Lanty, Seshata,
    Rawiyah and Courtney Strate.
  • Raffle drawings. Boutique with bellydance & other items for sale.
  • Admission is $20. Entry includes 1 drawing ticket. 100% of the proceeds benefit LLS.
  • RSVP on this Evite. Pay by cash or check at door.
  • For credit card payments, click here. Please note "Bellydance Showcase" in comments.
  • Questions, please contact Arin at (408) 656-4597.

 
Friday January 15th, January 22nd, & January 29th, 2010. 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
 
Saturday January 9th, 2010. 8:00 pm
Hala Dance Company @ EAS Holiday Party in Burlingame, CA

Doubletree Hotel, 835 Airport Blvd., Burlingame, CA, 94010-9949

Hala Dance Company performs authentic Egyptian dance at the Egyptian American Society's annual holiday party in Burlingame, CA at 8:00pm
  • Join us for an evening of FUN, CELEBRATION and PRIDE!
  • We will acknowledge Dr. Emil A. Tanagho, recipient of this year's EAS Outstanding Achievement Award.
  • Entertainment will include Hala Dance performance with audience participation and Live music by Sami Ihsan.
  • Price is $75.00 per person. No children under 12.
  • For more information, please visit EAS

 
Saturday December 19th, 2009. 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Serengeti Nights, Hayward, CA
Eon Cafe, 24970 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Afrobelly Boogie presents "Serengeti Nights". Celebrating the holidays, the Hala Dance Company performs Egyptian dances!
  • Enjoy a fabulous evening of Bellydance, African Dance and singing!
  • Angel & Afro-Belly Boogie/Eon Cafe will be collecting toys for "Toys for Tots" at this year's holiday celebration!
  • No cover charge!
  • For more information, please visit Serengeti Nights, email Angel or call (510)317-9875. For reservations, please call Eon Cafe: (510)264-0507

 
Sunday December 6th, 2009. 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Halanda Studio Annual Holiday party!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers & students from all disciplines would like to invite you to come celebrate the holidays with music, dance, comedy, food, drinks & lots of holiday cheer!
  • Dance performances from all over the world; Halanda studio classes recitals, open floor dance, food, drinks & more!
  • Dance performances include: Middle Eastern, Turkish, American & fusion belly dance, Persian & Central Asian dance, Tribal dance plus more! Not to be missed!
  • FREE event! Open to the public. All ages welcome!
  • Details and full line up.

 
Saturday December 5th, 2009. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Peace Fair, Campbell, CA
Campbell United Methodist Church. 1675 Winchester Blvd. (south of Hamilton), Campbell, CA
Hala Dance Company performs at 2:30pm.
  • South Bay peace and justice groups offer unique gifts, non-violent games & toys, handcrafts, books, fair trade coffee and chocolate.
  • Lunch, home-baked desserts, international music & dance (schedule at www.wilpfsanjose.org)
  • Kids free. $2 donation at door benefits the Low Income Self Help Center and the International Solidarity Movement
  • Sponsored by San Jose Peace & Justice Center and Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom-San Jose
  • Call 408-779-4647 for information and 408-297-2299 for advance tickets.
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday November 29th, 2009. 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala Dance Company at The Cypress in Santa Cruz, CA

The Cypress Restaurant, 120 Union Street, Santa Cruz, CA

The Hala Dance Troupe performs at The Cypress Hafla organized by Aruba
  • Join us for a fun dance event produced by Aruba. Dance performances showcasing a wide variety of excellent belly dancers from Santa Cruz and beyond!
  • For reservations or directions, please call The Cypress at (831) 459-9876. Serves Fresh Californian Organic Cuisine!
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Thursday November 19th, 2009. 7:30pm
Hala performs at Don Quixote's International Music Hall in Felton, CA

Don Quixote's International Music Hall, 6275 Highway 9, Downtown Felton, CA 95018

Hala performs to the live music of Doug Adamz & Light Rain in an event hosted by Helené
  • Helené presents an evening of live music & dance featuring guest dancers: Mashuqa, Crystal, Sese and Hala!
  • Live music with Light Rain and Uncle Mafufo. Open floor dancing
  • $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
  • For reservations, please call Don Quixote's Hall at (831) 603-2294.
 
Hala Saturday November 14th, 2009. 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at MECDA Gala Show in Palo Alto, CA

Cubberley Community Auditorium, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303

The Hala Dance Company performs at MECDA Gala Show and Fundraiser
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Music & Dance Association) presents:
  • 11 am - 4 pm ~ Festival Dancing. The Hala Dance Company performs at 11:30am
  • 4 pm ~ Peninsula Instructor Showcase: instructors from up and down the peninsula showcase their skills in a special Exhibition.
  • 6 pm ~ Gala Evening Showcase
  • For more information, please visit bay area MECDA website, or email info@sfbamecda.org

 
Sunday November 8th, 2009. 3:30pm

8th Annual BELLY DANCE FANTASY FESTIVAL Sun Nov 8th, 2009

Canyon View Dining Hall, 680 Bollinger Canyon way, San Ramon, CA 94582
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Tatseena's Belly Dance Fantasy Festival in San Ramon, CA at 3:30pm.
  • Dance performances and workshops, shopping, live music, open floor dancing & more
  • Performances start at noon and go till 7:30pm.
  • Admission: $20.00 adults, $10.00 seniors and children (5-17), under 5 free.
  • For details, please visit Tatseena's Website
 
Friday October 30th, 2009. 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala dances at Madhuban Restaurant in Sunnyvale, CA

Madhuban Indian Cuisine, 544 Lawrance Expressway Sunnyvale CA

Hala performs two shows at Madhuban Indian restaurant in Sunnyvale, CA
  • Join us for great Indian food and exquisite belly dance entertainment by Hala.
  • Two shows at 7:15pm and 7:45pm.
  • View the delicious menu online!
  • For reservations, please call Madhuban Restaurant at 408-735-7448

 
Friday October 23rd, 2009. 9pm - midnight
Dance show with Suzy Brisbin & the Georges Lammam Ensemble
Pena Pachamama, 1630 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
Hala dances to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Please join us for an unforgettable fun evening of Arabic music entertainment, Belly dance performances & open floor dancing.
  • Featuring the world famous George Lammam Ensemble of San Francisco with Special guest star: Suzy Brisbin of Calgary, Canada.
  • $10/person cover charge. Advance reservation highly recommended.
  • Please call 415-646-0018 for reservations.

 
Saturday October 10th, 5:00pm & Sunday October 11th, 1:00 pm, 2009
St. John’s Orthodox Church Middle Eastern Festival
St. John’s Orthodox Church, 501 Moraga Way, Orinda, CA 94563
Hala Dance Troupe performs at the Middle Eastern festival organized by St John's Church in Orinda, CA
  • Festival runs Sat 10 - 8 & Sun 11-7. Hala Dance Troupe performs on Sat @ 5:00pm and on Sun @ 1:00pm.
  • Fabulous Food ~ Entertainment ~ Exhibits ~ Bazaar ~ Crafts ~ Raffle ~ Silent Auction ~ Astro Jump + Fun & Games for Children of All Ages
  • Free admission.
  • For details, please visit the Church website or call 925-258-4255

 
Saturday October 10th, 2009. 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center Open House, San Jose, CA
Arab American Cultural Center of Silicon Valley. Hogue Park, 3952 Twilight Dr, San Jose, CA 95124
Hala Dance Company performs at 1:30pm.
  • You are invited to the Grand Opening of the new center. Guests of honor include San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed & other San Jose city council members and public officials.
  • Featuring the work of Arab American Artists. Enjoy Arabic music & dance.
  • Food & drinks free while supplies last!
  • For more information, please call 408-717-4310 or email AACCSV.
 

Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule

Friday October 9th 12:00 noon till Sunday October 11th 12:00 midnight, 2009.
Hala hosts live world music shows on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP World Music Marathon, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay and the Monterey Bay areas.

Hala hosts live interviews and performances by local world musicians to raise funds for listener sponsored radio station KKUP Cupertino.
KKUP Cupertino conducts their annual World Music Marathon on Fri 10/9 12noon to Sun 10/11 midnight. Listen to live & recorded music from around the globe! During this fun filled weekend, Hala hosts the following shows:

 
Sunday October 4th, 2009. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hala Dances at El Morocco Dancer's night in Pleasant Hill, CA
El Morocco Restaurant at 2203 Morello Avenue at Taylor Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, CA
Hala performs at El Morocco Dancer's night to the live music of El 'Azifoon. Hosted by Yosifah Rose
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music and dance.
  • Featuring Hala and special guest dancers.
  • For reservations call (925)671-0132.
  • For more information, please visit Yosifah's website or email Yosifah
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday October 3rd, 2009. 11:00 am
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park in San Jose, CA

Lake Cunningham Park, 2305 S. White Road @ Cunningham and Tully, San Jose, CA 95148

Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park with many dancers from the bay area
Councilmember Rose Herrera of San Jose District 8 presents:
  • "Day in the Park; A Multicultural Festival" 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Ethnic dance performances & entertainment reflecting the diversity of the bay area. Hala Dance performance @ 11:00am.
  • Event is FREE & open to the public.
  • For more information, please call (408) 535-4908

 
Saturday, September 26th, 2009. 10:00am - 10:00pm
Hala judges at Jewel of the Sierra Belly Dance Competition in South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Community College Duke Theatre, One College Dr. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Hala judges & performs at the first belly dance competition in South Lake Tahoe "Jewel of the Sierra" hosted by Namira Productions
  • Join us for belly dance competitions, bazaar & a great dance show!
  • Hala will perform in the Saturday evening show.
  • For details & registration, please visit Jewel of the Sierra, email Namira or call 530 318-2142
 
Sunday September 20th, 2009. 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Hala dances at "Raq The House" in San Mateo, CA

Tannourine Cuisine , 120 W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403

Hala performs at "Raq the House" event organized by Andrea in San Mateo, CA
  • Join us for a fun evening of dance and Lebanese food. Dance performances by bay area belly dancers Andrea, Terry, Tatseena, Latifa, Nayan, Yvonne and guest dancer, Hala plus more!
  • Dinner starts at 6:30pm.
  • Belly dance show 7:30-9:30pm.
  • $25 per person. Includes delicious Lebanese fixed menu and dance show.
  • For reservations, please call Tannourine at 650-638-1960
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday September 13th, 2009. 6:40 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Desert Dance Festival
S.E.S. Hall, 1375 Lafayette Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Hala Dance Company performs at 6:40pm on Sunday at Desert Dance Festival in Santa Clara, CA
 
Saturday August 29th, 2009. 9:00 - 11:00 pm
Hala dances at "Layali Casablanca" in Redwood City, CA

Casablanca Ristorante, 2421 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA 94063

Hala performs at "Layali Casablanca" event organized by Adriana in Redwood City, CA
  • Join us for a fun evening of great dance and great Moroccan food. Dance performances by top bay area belly dancers Ahava, Adriana, Andrea, Zahara & guest dancer, Hala!
  • Dinner served at 7:30pm. Come early to get a good seat.
  • Belly dance show 9-11pm. Open floor dance to live music 11pm - 1am.
  • $32 in advance, $36 at the door. Includes full dinner, dance show & open floor dancing to live music.
  • For reservations, please call Casablanca at (650) 299-1300. Serves excellent Moroccan Cuisine!
 
Sunday June 28th, 2009, 11:00 am - 2:30pm
Hollywood Hip Hop star, Darrin Henson teaches @ Halanda Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Two Hip Hop classes with Hollywood's top choreographer, dancer, actor and director Darrin Henson!

  • Back by popular demand! Darrin Henson, the most sought after choreographer from Hollywood, teaches two 90min classes at Halanda Studio. Students may take one or both classes.
  • Information and registration

 
Friday June 26th, 2009. 4:00 - 8:00 pm
17th Annual World Refugee Day
Campbell Community Center at 1 W Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
Hala performs authentic Egyptian dance at 7:15pm
  • The 17th Annual World Refugee Day is sponsored by: Refugee & Immigrant Forum of Santa Clara County and Santa Clara County Social Services Agency.
  • An international cultural event featuring Cambodian, Burmese, Russian, American, Egyptiand and many other styles of dance.
  • Hala performs at 7:15pm.
  • FREE and open to the public!
  • For details, please call Haitham at 408-975-2730 Ext 417
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday June 20th, 2009. 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at "Dancin' on the Ave"
Lincoln Avenue between Willow Street and Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Hala Dance Company performs at 7:30pm on the Community Stage at Dancin' on the Ave in Willow Glen, San Jose, CA

 

Saturday June 13th, 2009. 7:30 -10:00 pm (doors open at 7:00pm)

Music and Dance Concert with Doug Adamz and Light Rain
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
An evening of live music by Doug Adamz & his band Light Rain, dance performances by special guest dancers and open floor dancing!
  • We are excited to bring the talents of Doug Adamz & Light Rain to San Jose.
  • Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances by Adriana, Amanda, Andrea, Ashley Lopez, Hala, Farima, Ma*Shuqa and Rebaba of Ha'biru!
  • Live music & open floor dance.
  • Parking behind the building. Wheelchair accessible. Entrance on Lincoln Ave
  • $15/person in advance, $20 at the door. Open seating. Advance purchase recommended.
  • Details and ticket purchase!

 
Saturday June 13th, 2009. 2:00 - 4:30 pm
HaflAdira Bellydance Party
Adira Dance & Costume at 1202 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Performances by Hala Dance Company, Ashley & many more notable dancers & teachers
  • A Belly Dance Party in the Heart of Willow Glen
  • featuring performances by Adalina, Adriana, Ashley Lopez, Celena, Desert Heat Dancers, Ghanima Gaditana, Hala Dance, Judy Johnson, Narantuya, Raks Hakohaveen, African Queen, Red Desert Dance, Tribal Moon
  • Hala Dance Troupe performs at 4:00pm.
  • FREE event! Open to the public. Parking across the street in Bank of America Lot
  • For details, please visit Adira Dance or call 408-280-0110
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday June 5th, 2009. 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at "Secret Sushi Social" in Milpitas, CA

Ku Day Ta Tea Lounge, 447 Great Mall Drive, #124, Milpitas, CA 95035

Hala Dance Company is one of the sponsors of this networking social
  • Join us for a fun, engaging evening filled with food, art, giveaways & raffle prizes. Produced by Secret Sushi Creative
  • All proceeds from this event go to charity.
  • An array of appetizers, dinner, desserts & drinks served by Ku Day Ta Tea Lounge. Original artwork by talented artist Oliver Kolay. Featuring Middle Eastern dance by the Hala Dance Company.
  • For more information, please call Adam at (408) 786-9556. Buy Tickets here

 
Saturday May 23rd, 2009. 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Belly Dancer of the Year Pageant
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, 10550 Albion Road, San Ramon, California 94582
Hala Dance Company competes in the Troupe category

 
Friday May 22nd, 2009. 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Rogers Elementary PTA Fundraiser "International Performance Night" in San Jose, CA
Rogers Elementary, 2999 Ridgemont Ave. San José, CA 95127
Hala Dance Company presents authentic Egyptian dance at 7:30pm
  • Rogers Elementary School PTA is hosting an international fundraiser to raise money for the school.
  • Enjoy a variety of food, music and dances from all over the world.
  • Tickets: $3.00 for ages 12 and up. $1.00 for children 5-11.
  • Details: visit Rogers Elementary Website, call Cristina at (408) 259-5847 or email Cristina
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday May 16th, 2009. 1:30 pm
Hala Dance Company dances at The Crepe Place in Santa Cruz, CA

The Crepe Place, 1134 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Hala Dance Company performs at the Bellydance show organized by Helene of Santa Cruz, CA
  • Join us for a fun dance event produced by Helene. Dance performances showcasing a wide variety of excellent belly dancers from Santa Cruz and beyond!
  • For reservations or directions, please call The Crepe Place at (831) 429-6994.
 
Thursday May 7th - Saturday May 9th, 2009. 8:00 pm

"Dance Diversion: Breaking Away," San Jose City College, San Jose, CA

San Jose City College Theater: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128

San Jose City College dance departments recital. Thursday May 7th to Saturday May 9th, 2009.

Hala Dance Class at San Jose City College presents Egyptian Dances.

  • Exploring themes of breaking boundaries, personal space and individual identity, students of SJCC will perform contemporary and cultural dance works by faculty & student choreographers.
  • $5 Students. $8 General Public. Tickets available only at the door.
  • Paid parking is available in the Parking Structure at the corner of Bascom and Leigh Avenues (off HW 280)
  • Click for program details. Email Amber McCall or call 408-298-2181 x3047.
 

 
Saturday May 2nd, 2009. 7pm - midnight
Saturday Evening Dance Party with the Georges Lammam Ensemble
Pena Pachamama, 1630 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
Hala dances to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble

 
Saturday May 2nd and Sunday May 3rd, 2009
Yousry Sharif Workshop, Palo Alto, CA
Zohar Dance Studio in Cubberly Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. CA

Hala Dance Company is proud to co-sponsor Egyptian dance master, Yousry Sharif with Mediterraneo Productions

  • Mr. Yousry Sharif, of Egypt and New York, teaches a 2 days dance workshop.
  • He will teach a unique choreography he developed especially for this workshop. Mr. Sharif's signature style combines his own rich background in Saidi and other folkloric dances of Egypt and the Middle East, with modern Oriental dance styles, as well as jazz, modern, and other ethnic influences (tango, flamenco, salsa, etc.).
  • Workshops: $110/day or $200 both days.
  • FOR MORE INFO: visit Event page, email Suzanne or call 831-227-9514

 
Sunday April 26th, 2009. 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Global Moves: Halanda Studio National Dance Week Open Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers & students from all disciplines invite you to celebrate National Dance Week with music, dance, exercise & lots of fun!
  • Join us for a memorable celebration! Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances from all over the world; Halanda studio classes recitals, demonstrations and open floor dancing!
  • Dance performances & demos include: Middle Eastern, Near Eastern & American belly dance, Hip Hop, Modern, Persian, Tribal dance, Qi Gong & Nia demonstrations, in addition to open floor dancing! Not to be missed!
  • FREE event! Open to the public. Invite all your friends!
  • Details!
 
Wednesday April 15th at 12:30pm, 2009.

Hala Dance Company celebrates Middle Eastern Cultural Heritage, San Jose City College, San Jose, CA

San Jose City College: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. Corner of Bascom Ave. & HW 280

San Jose City College celebrates 9th Annual MIDDLE EASTERN HERITAGE Celebration starting Monday April 13th to Wednesday April 22nd, 2009.

Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian Dances on Wednesday April 15th, 2009 at 12:30pm.

  • Come explore the rich history, culture, contributions & aspirations of peoples of the Middle East.
  • ALL EVENTS are FREE and Open to the Public! Paid parking is available in the Parking Structure at the corner of Bascom and Leigh Avenues (off HW 280)
  • Presenting a rich program of music, dance, poetry, film, lectures, discussions and more.
  • For program details, please select link, email Sami Ibrahim or call 650-279-0700.
 

 
Saturday April 11th, 2009. 3:00 - 7:00 pm
IGurukul's 9th annual "International Cultural Extravaganza" in Woodside, CA
Woodside High School, Performing Arts Center. 199 Church Hill Avenue, Woodside, CA 94062
Hala Dance Company presents authentic Egyptian dance at 6:30pm
  • International Gurukul, a non-profit organization based in Santa Clara, CA has been serving the Bay Area since 2000 with a mission of social learning through synergy and empowerment.
  • The theme of this year is “World Peace through Culture”
  • Enjoy a variety of music and dance including Asian Dance, Chinese Dances, Authentic Egyptian Belly Dance, Bhangra, Srilankan and Odissi Fusion Dance, Classical Odissi dance, Kuchipudi Dance on Brass Plate, Kathak, Bharat Natyam, Folk Dances, Musical Dance Fusions, Drama and Contemporary Dances.
  • Plus Indian home made food for the Body and Soul!
  • Tickets: $10 and $25. Sponsorships welcome!
  • Details: visit iGurukul Website, call 408-416-7568, 510-364-4163 or 408406-4809 or email International Gurukul

 
Thursday March 19th, 2009. 8:30pm
Chabot College 10th Annual International Night in Hayward, CA
Cafe Chabot Bldg 2300 Chabot College at 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at the 10th annual International Night at Chabot College.
  • The highlight of Chabot's cultural calendar is celebrating its 10th year with a spectacular show. Performances from Korea, Hawaii, India, Pakistan, Africa in addition to Egyptian dance by the Hala Dance Company at 8:30pm.
  • Dinner at 6:00pm, Show starts at 7:00pm.
  • Tickets: Students - $5, General Admission - $10
  • Information: Dolly Balangitao at 510-723-6715 or email Dolly

 
Sunday March 15th, 2009. 7:00 pm and 7:40 pm
Rakkasah West 2009
The Solano County Fair Grounds at 900 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589
Hala Dance Company performs at 7:00 pm then Hala's solo at 7:40pm.
 
Sunday March 8th, 2009. 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hala Dance Company @ International Wedding Festival, San Jose, CA

The Dolce Hayes Mansion, 200 Edenvale Avenue. San Jose, CA 95136

Hala Dance Company performs at International Wedding Festival in San Jose, at 1:00pm
  • The International Wedding Festival is produced by California Bridal Events.
  • Rows of the area's most elite talents from caterers, henna painters, florists, photographers, event planners, and more!
  • The show will feature fashion shows which will include American bridal, South Asian bridal, party, prom and Quinceanera gowns. Live entertainment including the Hala Dance Company at 1:00pm.
  • For more information, please visit California Bridal Events or call (877) 700-BRIDE (2743)
 
Carolina Lugo Sunday March 1st, 2009, 2:00 pm - 5:30pm
Hollywood Hip Hop star, Darrin Henson teaches @ Halanda Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Two Hip Hop classes with Hollywood's top choreographer, dancer, actor and director Darrin Henson !


 
Friday - Sunday Jan 30th - Feb 1st, 2009
Hala Dance Teachers Training in Santa Clara, CA
Hala Dance Studio in Santa Clara, CA 95051
15 hours of instructions, lectures, demos, exercises, Arabic music & dance routines to teach the art of authentic Middle Eastern dance!
 
Sunday January 25th, 2009. 4:30 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at World Arts West auditions for the 31st annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Palace of Fine Arts Theater at 3301 Lyon St (Lyon @ Francisco), San Francisco, CA 94123

Hala Dance Company auditions to perform at the SF Ethnic Dance Festival
The auditions are open to the public. Over 100 dance companies auditioning over 2 weekends.
  • Hala Dance Company performs at 4:30 pm on Sunday Jan 25th.
  • Admission: $7 cash at the door. All day with in and out privileges.
  • Your support through applause is encouraging for the dancers on stage.
  • Photographing or videotaping inside the theater is NOT allowed.
  • For more information, please visit the World Arts West website, email info@worldartswest.org or call (415) 474-3914
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday January 24th, 2009. 7:30pm
Hala sings with ASWAT, Zawaya's Arabic choir, San Bruno, CA

Skyline College 3300 College Dr, San Bruno, CA 94066

Hala sings classical Arabic songs with the Arabic choir, Aswat.
  • ASWAT, the Arabic choir sponsored by Zawaya, is holding their winter concert lead by Egyptian conductor, Dr. Sary Dowidar at Skyline College on Jan 24th.
  • Arabic music and singing.
  • Press release
  • For more info, please visit Zawaya, email info@zawaya.org or call 650-341-3697
 
Saturday January 24th, 2009. 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Hala Dance Company @ 7th Annual Bay Area Travel Show in Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Hala Dance troupe performs at the bay area travel show in Santa Clara, CA at 12:00pm
  • The annual bay area travel show is produced by Travel Industry Shows.
  • Two full days: Saturday, January 24: 10 AM - 5 PM and Sunday, January 25: 11 AM - 4 PM
  • Special guest speakers, seminars by travel industry notables, hourly travel presentations, 2 full days of live entertainment including the Hala Dance Company on Sat, prize giveaways & more.
  • For more information, please visit Bay Area Travel Show or call (925) 701-0225
 
Hala Saturday January 17th, 2009. 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Hala & the Hala Dance Company perform at MECDA Dance Festival & Showcase in Palo Alto, CA

Cubberley Community Auditorium, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto , CA 94303

Hala & the Hala Dance Company perform at MECDA 2009 Dance Festival & Gala Show
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Music & Dance Association) presents:
  • 10 am - 4 pm ~ Festival Dancing. The Hala Dance Company performs at 12:00 noon!
  • 4 pm ~ Peninsula Instructor Showcase: instructors from up and down the peninsula showcase their skills in a special Exhibition. An outstanding group of top-level dance professionals showcasing their talents. Hala performs solo.
  • 6 pm ~ Gala Evening Showcase
  • For more information, please visit bay area MECDA website, or email info@sfbamecda.org

 
Saturday December 20th, 2008. 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Serengeti Nights, Hayward, CA
Eon Cafe, 24970 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Afrobelly Boogie presents "Serengeti Nights". Celebrating the holidays, the Hala Dance Company performs Egyptian Oriental dances!
  • Enjoy a fabulous evening of Bellydance, African Dance and singing!
  • Angel & Afro-Belly Boogie/Eon Cafe will be collecting toys for "Toys for Tots" at this year's holiday celebration!
  • No cover charge!
  • For more information, please visit Serengeti Nights, email Angel or call (510)317-9875. For reservations, please call Eon Cafe: (510)264-0507

 
Thursday December 11th through Monday December 15th, 2008. 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Bethlehem Christmas Play in Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara First Baptist Church at 3111 Benton Street, Santa Clara, CA, 95051
Hala dances & acts at the annual Bethlehem Christmas Play in Santa Clara
  • Come join us on a journey to the Biblical city of Bethlehem. Hala performs a cane dance as part of the huge Bethlehem Christmas program. With a hundred costumed actors, exotic animals, drama, and full size sets that recreate the village of Bethlehem 2000 years ago.
  • Five 30 minute Performances Nightly.
  • FREE Admission & Hot Drinks. Family event. Open to the public.
  • For more info, please visit Santa Clara First Baptist Church, or call (408)241-7635.

 
Sunday December 7th, 2008. 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Halanda Studio Annual Holiday party!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers & students from all disciplines would like to invite you to come celebrate the holidays with music, dance, comedy, food, drinks & lots of holiday cheer!

 
Sunday November 9th, 2008. 6:45 pm
Carnival of Stars, Hayward, CA
Centennial Hall, 22292 Foothill Blvd. (at City Center Dr), Hayward CA
Hala Dance Company performs at 6:45pm at Carnival of Stars annual Holiday Dance Festival. Event hosted by Alexandria and Latifa of Ghawazee.com
  • Enjoy two full days of Bellydance & shopping. International market featuring arts, crafts, dance, costumes, jewelry, comic books and gifts of all kinds. Live music & dance all weekend.
  • Saturday & Sunday November 8th & 9th from 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Admission: $12/adult, $5/child under 12. Free parking.
  • For more information, please visit Carnival of Stars website or email Pepper Alexandria.

 
Friday November 7th, 2008. 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Luna Gitana Shiva Lounge in Soquel, CA
Dance Odyssey Studio at 4641 Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at the Luna Gitana Shiva Lounge organized by Bellydance Odyssey
  • The Luna Gitana Bellydance Festival is November 7-9, 2008 featuring AZIZA!
  • Shiva Lounge is a semi-regular event sponsored by Bellydance Odyssey Productions. The event is informal and features club-dancing, performances by local dancers, and a DJ mix designed to make all dancers happy!
  • Admission $10. All ages!
  • For details, visit Bellydance Odyssey, email: Vashti or Jalilah or call 831.462.4590
 
Wednesday November 5th, 2008. 9:00pm - 12:00 midnight.
Hala interviews Natasha Atlas & Rahim AlHaj on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP, 91.5FM on the radio dial. South & East San Francisco Bay & Monterey Bay areas.

Hala hosts interviews with two renowned world musicians on KKUP Cupertino.
  • Natasha Atlas & Rahim AlHaj with Souhail Kaspar will perform at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco on Thurs Nov 6th at 7:30pm as part of the SF Jazz Festival!
  • Hala conducts interviews with Natasha & Rahim on KKUP Cupertino on Wed Nov 5th during Joe Sodja's "Conversations" & "Ethnic Connections" time slot. This week only.
  • For KKUP information, please visit KKUP Cupertino or call 408-260-2999.
  • For details about the performance on Thurs Nov 6th, please click HERE!

 
Saturday November 1st, 2008. 7:00pm
"Pre-Holiday Celebration", Millbrae, CA
"THE GRECIAN BELLY DANCERS" at 320 Green Hills Drive, Millbrae, CA 94030
Hala performs at the pre-holiday celebration hosted by Anastasia & Phaedra of Millbrae, CA
  • "The Grecian Belly Dancers", ANASTASIA & PHAEDRA present THE 7TH ANNUAL BELLY DANCE SHOW "A Pre-Holiday Celebration"
  • Invite you friends and relatives, dress in your favorite Belly Dance costume, kick off your shoes and dance until you drop.
  • Show features some of Bay Area's best dancers, teachers & students.
  • Two open floors for audience participation. Snacks & Refreshments will be offered.
  • Advanced Show Tickets: $12 (No Refunds). Tickets at the Door: $15
  • For tickets, information and directions please email Anastasia or call 650-871-0805
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday October 11th, 2008. 2:30 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park in San Jose, CA

Lake Cunningham Park, 2305 S. White Road @ Cunningham and Tully, San Jose, CA 95148

Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park with many dancers from the bay area
Councilmember Dave Cortese & the Rotary Club of San Jose East/Evergreen present:
  • "Day in the Park; A Multicultural Festival" 10:30am - 3:30pm
  • Ethnic dance performances & entertainment on two stages, reflecting the diversity of the bay area. Hala Dance performance @ 2:30pm on Stage 2.
  • Event is FREE & open to the public.
  • For more information, please call (408) 535-4908
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday October 10th 12:00 noon till Sunday October 12th 12:00 midnight, 2008.
Hala hosts live world music shows on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP World Music Marathon, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay and the Monterey Bay areas.

Hala hosts live interviews and performances of local world musicians to raise funds for listener sponsored radio station KKUP Cupertino.
KKUP Cupertino conducts their annual World Music Marathon on Fri 10/10 12noon to Sun 10/12 midnight. Listen to live & recorded music from around the globe! During this fun filled weekend, Hala hosts the following shows:

 
Saturday September 20th, 2008. 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Adira Dance & Costume GRAND OPENING Celebration
Adira Dance & Costume at 1202 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 107, San Jose, CA 95125
Amanda, Hala Dance Company, Farima, Ashley, Saida & many more notable dancers and teachers of dance from all disciplines celebrate Adira's GRAND OPENING!
  • Dancers · Refreshments · Prizes.
  • Hala Dance Troupe performs at 4:00pm.
  • FREE event! Open to the public.
  • For details, please visit Adira Dance or call 408-280-0110
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday September 14th, 2008. 7:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Desert Dance Festival
S.E.S. Hall, 1375 Lafayette Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Hala Dance Company performs at 7:00pm on Sunday at Desert Dance Festival in Santa Clara, CA

 
Sunday September 14th, 2008. 3:00 pm
St. John’s Orthodox Church Middle Eastern Festival
St. John’s Orthodox Church, 501 Moraga Way, Orinda, CA 94563
Hala Dance Troupe performs at the Middle Eastern festival organized by St John's Church in Orinda, CA
  • Festival runs Sat 10 - 8 & Sun 11-7. Hala Dance Troupe performs on Sun @ 3:00pm.
  • Fabulous Food ~ Entertainment ~ Exhibits ~ Bazaar ~ Crafts ~ Raffle ~ Silent Auction ~ Astro Jump + Fun & Games for Children of All Ages
  • Free admission.
  • For details, please visit the Church website or call 925-258-4255

 
Sunday September 7th, 2008. 3:30pm

The Kids Faire Sat & Sun Sept 6th & 7th, 2008. 10:00am - 5:00pm

Alameda County Fairgrouds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Hala Dance Troupe performs at the International Village stage on Sun at 3:30pm.
 
Tito show information and schedule Saturday August 6th, 2008, 7:30 - 9:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm)
Tito's Dance show in Redwood City, CA
Veterans Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061

A spectacular Dance show following Tito's workshops with Egypt's most famous male dancer Tito headlining the event. The show is expected to sell out, please plan ahead. A must-see for all dance lovers and those who think men don't dance! Tito's shows always end in a spontaneous standing ovation!


 
Friday, Saturday & Sunday August 5th, 6th and 7th, 2008 Tito workshop and show : information and schedule
Tito's Workshops, San Jose & Redwood City, CA
Fri: Halanda Studio, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Sat & Sun: Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Hala Dance Company is very proud to present Egypt's most famous male dancer, Tito in 3-days of dance workshops! Not to be missed!


 
Sunday August 24th, 2008. 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018

 
Saturday, August 16th, 2008
Hala performs at Tito's event & judges at Belly Dance Competition in San Diego, CA
The Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108
Hala judges at the belly dance competition in San Diego & performs at Tito's event hosted by The Flying Carpet TV in San Diego, CA on Sat August 16th!
  • Join us for fabulous workshops, competitions, bazaar & amazing shows featuring Tito of Egypt!
  • Hala will perform in the Saturday evening show with Tito and top dance stars from all over California!
  • For details & booking, please visit The Flying Carpet TV.com, email Anna or call (619) 660-6965

 
Saturday August 2nd, 2008. 2:45pm

7th Annual BELLY DANCE FANTASY FESTIVAL Sat & Sun Aug 2nd & 3rd, 2008. 12:00 - 9:00pm (Sat) and 12:00 - 8:00pm (Sun)

San Leandro Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Blvd., San Leandro CA 94579
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Tatseena's Belly Dance Fantasy Festival in San Leandro, CA at 2:45pm.

 
Friday - Sunday July 25th - 27th, 2008
Hala Dance Teachers Training in Santa Clara, CA
Hala Dance Studio in Santa Clara, CA 95051
15 hours of instructions, lectures, demos, exercises, Arabic music & dance routines to teach the art of authentic Middle Eastern dance!
 
Dance Tour to Egypt June 24th - July 8th, 2008
Music & Dance Tour to Egypt

Attending Raqia Hassan's "Ahlan wa Sahlan 2008", touring Cairo & Alexandria

Hala leads this annual trip for dancers and musicians who wish to study Arabic music and dance in their own home and experience Egypt with a native dancer! Details
 
 
Carolina Lugo Sunday June 15th, 2007, 12:30 am - 4:00pm (doors open at 12:00 noon)
Carolina Lugo teaches "Flamenco movement for belly dancers" @ Halanda Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Intensive Flamenco movement workshop for belly dancers from international master dancer and, teacher Carolina Lugo!

 
Dance Dance Celebration show information and schedule Sunday June 8th, 2007, 12:30 am - 4:00pm (doors open at 12:00 noon)
Aisha Ali teaches North African dances @ Halanda Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Tunisian, Moroccan & Algerian Dances from renowned dancer, teacher and dance ethnologist, Aisha Ali!


 
Saturday May 31st, 2008. 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Dance Masters of Bellydance: Hadia's Show, Hayward, CA
La Quinta Inn & Suites Hayward, 20777 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
Dance Masters of Belly Dance present master teacher & international dancer, Hadia, in a 2-day workshops & show on Saturday, May 31st and Sunday, June 1st. Hala performs at the Sat evening show!
  • Enjoy two fabulous days and evenings of Bellydance workshops and performances with Hadia
  • An intimate and unique show on Sat evening designed with an old school restaurant/party show!
  • For the Sat show: General Admission - $20.00
  • Details & registration, please visit Dance Masters of Belly Dance, email Angela or call 510-317-9875
 
Tuesday May 27th, 2008. 8:00 pm - 10:00pm (doors open at 7:30pm)
Hala performs at the "Arab Cultural Night" at Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University located at 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053. The event will be held at the Music & Dance Hall theatre at the corner of Franklin St & Lafayette St in Santa Clara
Arab Cultural Night is sponsored by the Arab Cultural Society of Santa Clara University.
This cultural show will display the many beautiful aspects of the Arabic culture. There will be a fashion show, poetry readings, dance and musical performances.
 
Saturday May 17th, 2008. 7:00 - 10:30 pm
Hala Dance Company performs @ Turbo Tabla Show in Santa Cruz, CA

The Cayuga Vault, 1100 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2106

The Hala Dance Company performs at Turbo Tabla's show in honor of Karim Nagi's CA visit.
Mediterraneo Productions of Capitola, CA presents:
  • Egyptian Percussionist, Folk dancer, DJ and cultural educator Karim Nagi (aka Turbo Tabla) in a fantastic dance show and Dabka party on Sat May 17 as well as Dance workshops on Sun May 18!
  • The party begins at 7:30 pm with a free dabke lesson by Karim (folkloric line dancing). Co-ed style; no previous dance experience required.
  • From 8pm - 10pm: Live Performances by Karim (percussion & folkloric dance) and guest dancers: Debbie, Sahar & the Serpentine Ladies, Janelle & Desert Dream, Bellysema, Rebekah & the Brunette Beauties as well as the Hala Dance Company!
  • Plus lots of time for open floor social dancing to the unique mixes of DJ Turbo Tabla: Arabic Middle Eastern & Indian House/Electronica and Traditional/Old School Bellydance as well as dabke tunes!
  • Admission $15 in advance, $20 @ door. Purchase tickets by contacting Hala
  • Karim Nagi will be teaching two workshops on Sunday May 18th in Aptos. Details on Mediterraneo Productions website.

 
Sunday May 11th, 2008. 8:30 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amina present a dance party in honor of Sahra Saeeda of Los Angeles!
  • Featuring Sahra Saeeda and other dancers from as far as Washington D.C. and as close as
    Berkeley, California.
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018

 
Sunday May 4th, 2008. 6:00 - 10:00 pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Hala Dances at Menara Restaurant in San Jose, CA
Menara Moroccan Restaurant at 41 Gish Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Hala performs her unique and authentic Egyptian oriental style dance at Menara to live music!
  • Join us for a special evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, live music and dance hosted by Alcina
  • Live Middle Eastern music by Brothers of the Baladi!
  • Professional dance performances by Siwa, Sabiba, Parri, Naiya, Alcina & Hala!
  • May 4th Dinner Special $40/person: Moroccan Salad, Bastilla, Chicken with Lemon, Lamb with Honey and Almonds, Cous Cous with vegetables, Baklava and Mint Tea (Vegetarian Dinner available on request). Minimum charge $25 / person. Not valid in conjunction with any other offers
  • For reservations call (408) 453-1983. For more information, please email Alcina
 

Saturday May 3rd, 2008, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Hala hosts Middle Eastern music & culture on KKUP Cupertino.

KKUP, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay all the way to Monterey Bay

Music & culture from the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin on listener sponsored radio station KKUP Cupertino. Local music & dance events!

KKUP Cupertino brings to you music & culture from all over the world!

  • On the first Saturday and the third Sunday of every month, Hala hosts the Middle Eastern music & culture show "Mezzas & Tapas". Join us for a musical tour of the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin. Middle Eastern music, dance & cultural events calendar!
  • Special show on May 3rd: Live Interview with Brothers of the Baladi! in celebration of their CA tour and the release of their new album "Just do What's Right".
  • Please send us your musical requests and community events by the previous Friday.
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino or call 408-260-2999 OR 831-255-2999.

 
Sunday April 27th - Saturday May 3rd, 2008
Halanda Studio celebrates National Dance Week by offering FREE classes!!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers from all disciplines invite you to come celebrate National Dance Week with us!
  • Join us for FREE classes! Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Details!
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday April 20th, 2008. 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala dances at The Cypress in Santa Cruz, CA

The Cypress Restaurant, 120 Union Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Hala performs at The Cypress Hafla organized by Aruba in Santa Cruz, CA
  • Join us for a fun dance event produced by Aruba. Dance performances showcasing a wide variety of excellent belly dancers from Santa Cruz and beyond!
  • For reservations or directions, please call The Cypress at (831) 459-9876. Serves Fresh Californian Organic Cuisine!
 

Sunday April 20th, 2008 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hala hosts "A Tribute to Umm Kulthum" on KKUP Cupertino.

KKUP, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay all the way to Monterey Bay

Special show for our "Programmers Marathon" on Apr 20th features the songs of "The planet of the East: Umm Kulthum". Plus our calendar highlighting local music & dance events!

KKUP Cupertino brings to you music & culture from all over the world!

  • On the third Sunday of April, our Middle Eastern music & culture show "Mezzas & Tapas" will be a tribute to Umm Kulthum. Join us for this very special "Programmers Marathon" and pledge your support to KKUP. Middle Eastern music, dance & cultural events calendar!
  • Please send us your musical requests and community events by the previous Friday.
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Hala or call 408-260-2999
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday April 6th, 2008. 12:00 - 6:00 pm
MECDA's Studio Tour at Halanda Studio in San Jose, CA

Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Culture and Dance Association), opens its 2008 Greater Bay Area Studio Tour at Halanda Studio of San Jose!!
A festive day of dance workshops, performances, creative sharing and playing with dance friends!
  • 12:00 - 2pm: Workshop - Catching Air; Veil workshop with Jasmine: veil work that embraces traditional and modern styles. In this workshop, you will learn a few of Jasmine’s signature moves and gain a fresh perspective on some old school favorites.
  • 2:30 - 4:30pm: Bring your hip scarf & CD and sign up to dance!!
  • 4:30 - 6pm: Exhibition performances by: Amanda, Davina, Jasmine, Parna Basu, Stasha & Yolanda
  • Only $10 ($5 for MECDA members) for the whole event!
  • For more information, please visit bay area MECDA website, Halanda Studio website or email info@sfbamecda.org
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule

Saturday April 5th, 2008, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Sunday April 20th, 2008 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hala hosts Middle Eastern music & culture on KKUP Cupertino.

KKUP, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay all the way to Monterey Bay

Music & culture from the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin on listener supported radio station KKUP Cupertino. Local music & dance events!

KKUP Cupertino brings to you music & culture from all over the world!

  • On the first Saturday and the third Sunday of every month, Hala hosts the Middle Eastern music & culture show "Mezzas & Tapas". Join us for a musical tour of the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin. Middle Eastern music, dance & cultural events calendar!
  • Please send us your musical requests and community events by the previous Friday.
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Hala or call 408-260-2999
 
Tuesday April 1st at 12:00pm, 2008.

Hala Dance Company celebrating Middle Eastern Heritage, San Jose City College

San Jose City College: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. It is located at the Corner of Bascom Ave. and HW 280.

San Jose City College celebrates MIDDLE EASTERN HERITAGE MONTH starting Monday March 31st, 2008. INSTRUCTORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR CLASSES

Hala Dance Troupe present Egyptian Dance on Tuesday April 1st, 2008 at 12:00noon.

Events are free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME. For more information and the full program:

 

 
Friday March 14th, 2008. 10:24 pm
Rakkasah West 2008
The Solano County Fair Grounds at 900 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589
Hala Dance Company performs at 10:24 pm

 
Saturday March 8th and Sunday March 9th, 2008 Atef & Magda workshop and show : information and schedule
Atef & Magda Workshops and Show, Pacifica & San Jose, CA

Sat Workshop & Show: Pacifica Performances, 1220 Linda Mar Boulevard, Pacifica, 94044
Sun Workshop: Halanda Studio, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Back by popular demand! husband and wife duet from the prestigious Reda troupe touring the USA! Not to be missed! Relive the golden days of Egyptian dance theater. Here in our own backyard!!

 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday February 23rd, 2008. 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala dances at El Cerrito Hafla in El Cerrito, CA

Veterans Hall Ave, 6401 Stockton, El Cerrito, CA 94530

Hala performs at El Cerrito Hafla following Bahaia & DaVid's workshops in El Cerrito, CA

 

Saturday February 16th, 2008. 7:00 -10:15 pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
Sunday February 17th, 2008. 11:00 am - 1:30 pm: Drum Solo workshop w/Alexandra King

George Lammam Ensemble & Alexandra King @ Halanda Studio!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
An evening of virtuosic Arabic music by the renowned George Lammam Ensemble, dance performances by special guest dancers and open floor dancing!
  • We are extremely happy and excited to bring the mastery and talent of the George Lammam Ensemble, including master accordionist, Elias Lammam, to the south San Francisco bay area. Please join us for an unforgettable fun evening of Arabic music entertainment, Belly dance performances and open floor dancing at Halanda Studio.
  • Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances by Amanda & Hala and guest dancers Ahava and Alexandra King! Authentic Arabic music by George Lammam Ensemble, open floor dancing!
  • Plenty of parking behind the building. Wheelchair accessible. Entrance on Lincoln Ave.
  • $20/person in advance, $25 at the door. Open seating. Advance purchase recommended as we expect the event to sell out.
  • Details and ticket purchase!
 
Tito show information and schedule Saturday January 26th, 2008, 7:30 - 9:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm)
Tito's Dance show in Redwood City, CA
Veterans Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061

A spectacular Dance show following Tito's workshops with Egypt's most famous male dancer Tito headlining the event. The show is expected to sell out, please plan ahead. A must-see for all dance lovers and those who think men don't dance! Tito's shows have always WOWed the audience!


 
Saturday January 26th and Sunday January 27th, 2008 Tito workshop and show : information and schedule
Tito's Workshops, Redwood City, CA

Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Hala Dance Company is very proud to present Egypt's most famous male dancer, Tito in a 2-day dance workshop! Not to be missed!


 
Sunday, January 20th, 2008, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Hala Performs at "A Journey Through Middle Eastern Dance" in San Diego, CA
The Saville Theatre, San Diego City College, 1313 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101
Hala performs at "A Journey Through Middle Eastern Dance" in San Diego, CA on Sun Jan 20th! A benefit show for the local YMCA outreach program.
  • Sahar Sami and Marula team up to present this creative and exciting production bringing together some of the best dancers in the region and beyond. Featured dancers include Hala of Alexandria, Egypt, Vanessa Angulo of the Dominican Republic, Dondi International Dancer, Dunyana, Sahar Sami & The Glitter Dance Company and many others.
  • The goal of this event is to raise funds for the YMCA Annual Support Campaign Outreach program. This program benefits underprivileged families, senior citizens and inner city children with dance lessons, swim lessons and tuition to Camp Marston, a wonderful summer camp where the “Y” sends kids. 100% of the proceeds will go to support this Annual Campaign.
  • $15/person in advace, $20 at the door.
  • For details & booking, please visit Sahar Dance Website, email Sahar Sami, or call 619-666-2104

 
Saturday January 19th, 2008. 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Winter 2008 Dance Masters of Bellydance Gala Show, San Lorenzo, CA
Arroyo HS Theatre, 15701 Lorenzo Avenue, San Lorenzo, CA 94580
Thacker Trade Enterprises present "Winter 2008 Dance Masters of Bellydance" on Saturday, January 19th and Sunday, January 20th. Hala performs at the Sat evening Gala show!
  • Enjoy two fabulous days and evenings of Bellydance workshops and performances by star teachers and performers.
  • For the Sat show: General Admission - $15.00
  • Details & registration, please visit Dance Masters of Belly Dance, email Angela or call 510-317-9875
 
Sunday January 13th, 2008. 3:00 pm
Hala Dance Company performs at World Arts West auditions for the 30th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Palace of Fine Arts Theater at 3301 Lyon St (Lyon @ Francisco), San Francisco, CA 94123

Hala Dance Company auditions to perform at the SF Ethnic Dance Festival
The auditions are open to the public. Over 115 dance companies are auditioning over 2 weekends.
  • Hala Dance Company performs at 3:00 pm.
  • Admission Fee: $7 all day with in and out privileges (under 12 years of age free)
  • Your support through applause is encouraging for the dancers on stage.
  • Photographing or videotaping inside the theater is NOT allowed.
  • For more information, please visit the World Arts West website, email info@worldartswest.org or call (415) 474-3914
 
Saturday January 12th, 2008. 2:00 - 2:40 pm
Hala Dance Company @ 6th Annual Bay Area Travel Show in Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Hala Dance troupe performs at the 6th annual bay area travel show in Santa Clara, CA at 2:00pm
  • The annual bay area travel show is produced by Travel Industry Shows.
  • Two full days: Saturday, January 12: 11 AM - 5 PM and Sunday, January 13: 11 AM - 4 PM
  • Special guest speakers, seminars by travel industry notables, hourly travel presentations, 2 full days of live entertainment including the Hala Dance Company on Sat, prize giveaways & more.
  • For more information, please visit Bay Area Travel Show website or call (925) 701-0225

 
Sunday December 16th, 2007. 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Halanda Studio Annual Holiday party!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers & students from all disciplines would like to invite you to come celebrate the holidays with music, dance, comedy, food, drink & lots of holiday cheer!
  • Join us for a memorable holiday celebration! Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances from all over the world; Halanda studio classes recitals, musical comedy by Phil Johnson of "Roadside Attraction", complimentary professional photography by Michael Baxter, open floor dancing, food, drinks & more!
  • Dance performances & demos include: Middle Eastern, Turkish & American belly dance, Indian Bollywood, Hip Hop, Salsa, in addition to music & comedy! Not to be missed!
  • Dress up for a formal photo shoot or just a casual fun memory from 2007!
  • FREE event! Open to the public. All ages welcome!
  • Details!

 
Thursday December 6th through Monday December 10th, 2007. 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Bethlehem Christmas Play in Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara First Baptist Church at 3111 Benton Street, Santa Clara, CA, 95051
Hala dances & acts at the annual Bethlehem Christmas Play in Santa Clara
  • Come join us on a journey to the Biblical city of Bethlehem. Hala performs a cane dance five times a night as part of the huge Bethlehem Christmas program. With a hundred costumed actors, exotic animals, drama, and full size sets that recreate the village of Bethlehem 2000 years ago.
  • FREE family event. Open to the public.
  • For more info, please visit Santa Clara First Baptist Church, or call (408)241-7635.

 
Sunday November 25th, 2007. 6:30 - 9:30 pm
WordMovie Potluck: A Tidal Wave of Eloquence @ Halanda Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio and Bay Area Linkup co-host a new interactive multimedia social experience!
  • A combination of a potluck dinner and a new multimedia social experience called "WordMovie", which is a tidal wave of eloquence and extraordinarily clear and concise thought, presented as a silent film
  • We will alternate socializing and our meal together with three screenings of WordMovies.
  • Bring a dish to share, your friends and join us for a fun, stimulating and social gathering.
  • FREE event! Open to the public.
  • Details for BayAreaLinkup members!
 
Hala solo red

Saturday November 24th, 2007. 8:00 & 9:00 pm

Hala dances at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, CA

Kan Zaman Restaurant, 274 University Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301

Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, starting at 8:00pm
  • Kan Zaman serves excellent Middle Eastern food
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of Middle Eastern cuisine and Egyptian music & dance!
  • For information and reservations, please call (650) 328-5245
 
Sunday November 11th, 2007. 6:30 - 10:30 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs @ Mediterraneo Productions's Halfa in Santa Cruz, CA

Pacific Cultural Center, 1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

The Hala Dance Company performs Alexandrian dance at the Hafla & participants show in honor of Yousry Sharif's CA visit.
Mediterraneo Productions of Capitola, CA presents:
  • Live music, dance performances, raffle with great prizes, a birthday party and a bazaar of costumes, dancewear, music, and related items.
  • Live music by Elias Lammam's Santa Cruz Arabic Music Ensemble!!
  • Open to the public. All ages welcome. $10/person. Purchase tickets at the door.
  • The event is a fundraiser to benefit the Swift Family!
  • Details on Mediterraneo Productions webpage under "Upcoming Events".

 
Saturday November 10th, 2007. 7:30 pm
Mediterranean Night at the Rio!
The Rio Theater at 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Hala dances to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Mediterraneo Productions brings the mastery and talent of the George Lammam Ensemble, including master accordionist, Elias Lammam, and master percussionist Tony Lammam to Santa Cruz. Please join us for an unforgettable fun evening of Arabic music entertainment, Belly dance performances and open floor dancing.
  • Featuring the world famous George Lammam Ensemble of San Francisco with Special Guest AZA and Dancers: Tina Enheduanna, Amina of San Francisco, Hala from Egypt, and Santa Cruz dancers Sahar, Janette Brenner, and Janelle Rodriguez
  • $18/person in advance, $24/person at the door. Advance purchase recommended as we expect the event to sell out.
  • Please contact us for details or to purchase tickets

 
Saturday November 10th and Sunday November 11th, 2007
Yousry Sharif Workshop and Show, Santa Cruz, CA
Palomar Ballroom, 1344 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA

Hala Dance Company is proud to co-sponsor Egyptian dance master, Yousry Sharif in a 2 days workshops & gala shows!

  • Mr. Yousry Sharif, co-director of the Egyptian Academy of dance in New York, teaches a 2 days dance workshop.
  • Memorable dance gala show featuring the George Lammam Ensemble on Sat at the Rio Theater. Hala will perform to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble. Not to be missed!!
  • Show: $18 in advance, $24 at the door. You may order your tickets HERE!
  • Workshops: $100/day or $195 both days. The New York weeklong sold out over a
    month in advance.
  • Workshop Lodging: Special Group Rates at the lovely Coast Santa Cruz Hotel. Please ask for Reservation Code "CSC-GF801 Yousry Sharif Workshop".
  • FOR MORE INFO: email Suzanne or call 831-227-9514
  • Printable flyer for the event

 
Saturday November 10th, 2007. 12:30 pm
Carnival of Stars, Hayward, CA
Centennial Hall, 22292 Foothill Blvd. (at City Center Dr), Hayward CA
Hala Dance Company performs at 12:30pm at Carnival of Stars annual Holiday Dance Festival. Event hosted by Alexandria and Latifa of Ghawazee.com
  • Enjoy two full days of Bellydance & shopping. International market featuring arts, crafts, dance, costumes, jewelry, comic books and gifts of all kinds. Live music & dance all weekend.
  • Saturday & Sunday November 10th & 11th from 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Admission: $12/adult, $5/child under 12. Free parking.
  • For more information, please visit Carnival of Stars website or call (510) 548-4260. Media contact: Janine Ryle Tel: 415-994-2846
 
Wednesday October 24th, 2007. 12:00 noon

Hala Dance Troupe performs at the "United Nations Day" at Cañada College

Cañada College: 4200 Farm Hill Boulevard, Redwood City, CA 94061

Cañada College celebrates "United Nations Day" on October 24th, 2007

Hala Dance Troupe presents Egyptian Dance at 12:00 noon in the middle of Cañada college campus.

  • To celebrate the foundation of United Nations and raise money for children in Africa.
  • For more information, please call the U.N. President at Canada College at (650) 714-2758
 
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Thursday October 18th, 2007, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Hala teaches @ 18th Annual Homeless Benefit in Sacramento, CA

Jodette's Belly Dancing Academy, 2131 K Street, Sacramento CA 95816

Hala teaches Egyptian dance workshop at Jodette's Belly Dancing Academy
  • Hala teaches Egyptian style dance: Baladi & Oriental. Don't miss this great opportunity to learn Egyptian dance from a native!
  • Workshop open to all levels of dancers, from beginners to advanced. All is welcome! Bring hip wraps or a large scarf.
  • We will cover Egyptian dance technique and combinations in both the baladi/folkloric and oriental styles.
  • For more information and to register, please email Jodette or call (916) 447-3793.

 
Sunday October 14th, 2007. 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Hala Dances at Hafla Grande in San Jose, CA
Bamboo Lounge at the Clarion Hotel at 1355 N Fourth St, San Jose, CA 95112
Hala performs her unique and authentic Egyptian oriental style dance at Setareh's Hafla Grande
  • Join us for a special evening of Middle Eastern live music and dance hosted by Setareh
  • Live Middle Eastern music by Al Azifoon!
  • Professional dance performances by top regional dancers!
  • For reservations, please call (408) 392-2468. For more information, please email Setareh
 
Saturday October 13th, 2007. 2:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at the 5th Multicultural Entertainment Extravaganza Show in Santa Clara, CA

Mission City Center for the Performing Arts, 3250 Monroe Street, Santa Clara 95051

The Hala Dance Company has been selected to dance at the 5th Multicultural Entertainment Extravaganza in Santa Clara, CA
The Peninsula Library System and Silicon Valley Library Systerm Multicultural committee presents:
  • Dance, entertainment, magic, cultural performances from around the globe!
  • For more information, please call Diana Lara at (408) 262-1171 ext. 3623

 
Sunday October 7th, 2007. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hala Dances at El Morocco Dancer's night in Pleasant Hill, CA
El Morocco Restaurant at 2203 Morello Avenue at Taylor Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, CA
Hala performs at El Morocco Dancer's night to the live music of El 'Azifoon. Hosted by Yosifah Rose
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music and dance.
  • Featuring Hala and special guest dancers.
  • For reservations call (925)671-0132.
  • For more information, please visit Yosifah's website or email Yosifah
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday September 23rd, 2007. 8:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Desert Dance Festival
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum & Planetarium, Francis Bacon Theatre, 1342 Naglee Ave., San Jose, CA
The Hala Dance Company performs at 8:00pm on Sunday at the Desert Dance Festival in San Jose, CA
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Tuesday September 18th, 2007. 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Hala dances at Spotlight! Trade Show in San Mateo, CA

San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA 94403

Hala performs Egyptian dance at the Spotlight trade show in San Mateo at 2:00pm
  • Spotlight! is a trade show produced by OpenDoor Events. The only show of its kind, Spotlight! showcases local event suppliers to meeting and event planners from the local area and nationwide
  • In addition to the exhibition, Spotlight! offers educational sessions, themed networking lounges, a closing reception, fabulous raffle prizes and the chance to book site tours with exhibitors on the spot.
  • For more information, please visit Spotlight! Trade Show website or call 800.914.1421

 
Saturday - Sunday, Sept 15th - 16th, 2007
Hala Performs at Arabesque Belly Dancing Competition in San Diego, CA
The Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108
Hala performs Egyptian dance at Arabesque Belly Dancing Competition in San Diego, CA on Sat Sept 15th!
  • Join us for 2 days of fabulous workshops, competitions, bazaar & amazing shows featuring top dance stars from all over California! Sat Sept 15th and Sun Sept 16th, 2007
  • Hala will be performing in the Saturday evening show with top dance stars from all over California!
  • For details & booking, please visit Arabesque bellydancing competition, email Tee Rose Productions or call (858) 342-8505

 
Sunday September 9th, 2007. 5:00pm
Church of the Redeemer 26th Annual Food Festival on Sat & Sun Sept 8th & 9th, 2007
Orthodox Church of the Redeemer, 380 Magdalena Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024
Hala Dance Troupe performs at the food cultural festival organized by the Church of the Redeemer in Los Altos, CA
  • Sat Sept 8th 11:00am to 9:00pm & Sun Sept 9th 12:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Hala Dance Troupe performs on Sun @ 5:00pm
  • Bring your family, friends & enjoy the day eating, drinking, and dancing!
  • Free parking at Foothill College. Free shuttle service to and from the church. Admission is $3.00 but free with the shuttle service.
  • For details, please call the church at (650) 941-1570

 
Saturday August 25th, 2007
Tamra-henna's Workshop, Redwood City, CA

Odd Fellows Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Come study with one of the most talented and polished dancers of the Bellydance Superstars. Tamra-henna’s style is very Egyptian, exuding feminine grace and beauty. She lived, studied and performed all over the Middle East for 7 years and is back to share her experience and talents!


 
Monday - Saturday July 30th - August 4th, 2007
Hala Performs at the International Belly Dance Convention in Las Vegas, NV
South Point Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Hala teaches & performs at the International Belly Dancing Convention in Las Vegas, NV. The biggest event in belly dance history!! Not to be missed!
  • Join us for fabulous workshops & amazing shows featuring top dance stars from the Middle East, Canada & the USA.
  • Dina, Raqia Hassan, Aida Nour, Mohamed Kazafy, Lubna Imam from Egypt, Amani from Lebanon, Hadia from Canada, Amir Thaleb from Argentina & many more stars from the USA. Not to be missed!
  • Hala will be performing in the Thursday evening show with top dance stars from all over the world!
  • For details & booking, please visit TheIBDC.com, email GoldStarInternational or call 1-866-707-4679

 
Sunday July 29th, 2007. 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at Menara Restaurant in San Jose, CA
Menara Moroccan Restaurant at 41 Gish Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Hala performs her unique and authentic Egyptian oriental style dance at Menara
  • Join us for a special evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, live music and dance hosted by Alcina
  • Live Middle Eastern music by Brothers of Baladi!
  • Professional dance performances by Siwa, Sabiba, Parri, Naiya, Alcina & Hala!
  • For reservations call (408) 453-1983. For more information, please email Alcina or Mike

 
Sunday July 29th, 2007

6th Annual BELLY DANCE FANTASY FESTIVAL Sun July 29th, 2007. 12:00 - 8:00pm

San Leandro Marina Community Center, San Leandro CA
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Tatseena's Belly Dance Fantasy Festival in San Leandro, CA at 2:15pm.

 
Tuesday - Sunday July 17-22, 2007
Sacred Dance Festival 2007, Berkeley, CA
Sacred Dance Festival, sponsored by the Sacred Dance Guild is a week-long program of workshops and performances exploring and promoting sacred dance as prayer, as a means of spiritual growth, connection to the Divine, & integration of mind, body, & spirit.
Hala will be teaching afternoon workshops in Middle Eastern dance on Wed, Thurs & Fri
  • From high energy Hip-Hop to graceful Modern Dance; through Hawaiian, Tahitian, Haitian, Middle Eastern, and African traditional dances; incorporating Christian Praise, Jewish Midrash, Buddhist Mudras, Sufi spinning, physically integrated dance, and lots more, the Sacred Dance Guild Festival 2007 will whirl you into joy!
  • Join us as we find our common ground and celebrate our diversity at: Many Faiths, Many Forms, Dancing the Sacred Together, in Berkeley, CA, July 17-22.
  • For schedule, registration & more info, please visit the Sacred Dance Guild website
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday July 15th 2007, 11:00 am - 1:00pm
Hala hosts Middle Eastern music & culture on KKUP Cupertino.

KKUP, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay to Monterey Bay

Music & culture from the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin on listener supported radio station KKUP Cupertino. Local music & dance events!

KKUP Cupertino brings to you music & culture from all over the world!

  • On the third Sunday of every month, Hala hosts the Middle Eastern music & culture show "Mezzas & Tapas". Join us for a musical tour of the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin. Middle Eastern music, dance & cultural events calendar!
  • Please send us your musical requests and community events by the previous Friday.
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Hala or call 408-260-2999
 
Dance Tour to Egypt June 10th - July 4th, 2007
Music & Dance Tour to Turkey & Egypt

Hala dancing with the International Peace Belt in Turkey & Egypt. Attending Raqia Hassan's "Ahlan wa Sahlan 2007", touring Turkey & Egypt!

Hala leads this annual trip for dancers and musicians who wish to study Arabic music and dance in their own home. Details
This year is very special as we will be taking the International Peace Belt to Turkey and Egypt for the first time!!
 
Dance Dance Celebration show information and schedule Sunday June 10th, 2007, 11:00 am - 4:00pm (doors open at 10:30 am)
Aisha Ali teaches North African dances @ Halanda Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Egyptian, Tunisian, Moroccan & Algerian Dances from renowned dancer, teacher and dance ethnologist, Aisha Ali!


 
Saturday June 9th, 2007. 9:30 am - 3:00 pm workshops, 7:00 - 9:00pm dance show
Hala Teaches & Performs Egyptian Dance in Spokane, WA
Northeast Community Center Association at 4001 N. Cook, Spokane, WA
Hala teaches two Egyptian dance workshops in WA hosted by Nadiyah. Come learn the subtleties, graceful & mesmerizing dance style from a native Egyptian dancer then join us for a dance party featuring Hala's Egyptian dance performances.
  • Join us for fabulous workshops & show with Hala teaching her native Egyptian dance.
  • Hala has been dancing to the rhythms and melodies of the Middle East since she was a child in
    Alexandria, Egypt. She has been praised for her authentic form, elegant style and immaculate rhythms.
  • "Egyptian techniques & combos" Workshop: 9:30am - 12:00pm
    "Drum Solos" Workshop: 12:30 - 3:00pm
    Hafla: 7:00 - 9:00pm (featuring Hala and local and regional dancers and troupes)
  • Workshop: $30/workshop in advance. $35 at the door. OR $50 for both workshops (ONLY till May 15th)
  • For details & booking, please visit Nadiyah's event page, email Nadiyah or call 509-993-4423

 
Saturday June 2nd, 2007. 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Dance Masters Bellydance, San Jose, CA
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum & Planetarium, Francis Bacon Theatre
1342 Naglee Avenue, San Jose, CA 95191
Thacker Trade Enterprises present "Dance Masters Bellydance" on Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd. Hala performs on Sat June 2nd at 4:20pm
  • Enjoy two fabulous days and evenings of Bellydance workshops and performances by bay area star teachers and performers.
  • For the Sat show: General Admission - $10.00, Senior - $7.00, Child (10 & under) - $5.00
  • For more information, please visit Thaker Trade Enterprises, email Angela or call 510-427-2492
 
Friday, May 18th, 2007. 7:00 - 9:30 pm
International Week at Stanford University
Stanford University's Bechtel International Center
(corner of Mayfield and Lomita Drive on the Stanford Campus)

Click here for map and directions

Hala Dance Company performs Egyptian dances at 8:00 pm. Bechtel International Center at Stanford University.
  • Ongoing events every day from May 12, 2007 through May 20, 2007. For the full program and events details, please visit Bechtel Center International Week
  • Come join us for a fun evening of music & dance from all over the world.
  • For more information, please email Naja
  • Free admission.

 
Sunday April 29th, 2007. 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm
Halanda Studio National Dance Week party!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers & students from all disciplines would like to invite you to come celebrate National Dance Week with music, dance, food, drink & lots of fun!
  • Join us for a memorable celebration! Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances from all over the world; Halanda studio classes recitals, open floor dancing, food, drinks & fun!
  • Dance performances & demos include: Middle Eastern, Near Eastern & American belly dance, Indian Bollywood, Argentine Tango, Qi Gong demonstration, in addition to open floor dancing! Not to be missed!
  • FREE event! Open to the public. Invite all your friends!
  • Details!
 
Dance Dance Celebration show information and schedule Saturday April 21st, 2007, 7:00 - 9:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
"Dance, Dance Celebration" - Dance show in honor of Raqia Hassan's CA visit
Veterans Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061

Egyptian & Indian Dance show following Raqia Hassan's workshops with BellyDance Superstar Tamra Henna, Mohamed Shahin from Egypt, amazing Meera and many more headlining the event. The show is expected to sell out, please plan ahead. A must-see for all dance lovers!


 
Saturday April 21st and Sunday April 22nd, 2007 Atef & Magda workshop and show : information and schedule
Raqia Hassan Workshops, Redwood City, CA

Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Hala Dance Company is very proud to present Egyptian master choreographer & teacher, founder, producer and director of the acclaimed "Ahlan wa Sahlan" dance festival in Cairo, Raqia Hassan in a 2-day dance workshop! Not to be missed!

 
Tuesday April 10th at 12:00pm, 2007.

Hala Dance Company celebrating Middle Eastern Heritage, San Jose City College

San Jose City College: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. It is located at the Corner of Bascom Ave. and HW 280.

San Jose City College celebrates MIDDLE EASTERN HERITAGE MONTH starting Monday April 9th, 2007. INSTRUCTORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR CLASSES

Hala Dance Troupe present Egyptian Dance on Tuesday April 10th, 2007 at 12:00noon.

Events are free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME. For more information and the full program:

 
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday April 8th, 2007. 8:30 pm
Hala dances at Ansuya's Show in San Francisco, CA

The Canvas Gallery & Cafe, 1200 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

Hala performs Egyptian dance at Ansuya's show in San Francisco, starting at 8:30pm
  • Ansuya and Gina Grandi host monthly shows where students of the Ansuya Comprehensive Program perform to hone their professional performing skills. Guest artists for April 8th show are Hala and Karim Nagi of Turbo Tabla
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of live music & bellydance!
  • Shows: $10 Advance Cover, $15 at the Door
  • For more information, please visit Ansuya's website or email Gina
  • For reservations, please call the Cafe at (415)504-0060

 
Saturday March 17th, 2007. 9:24 pm
Rakkasah West 2007
Richmond Memorial Auditorium at 27th & Nevin, Richmond, CA
Hala dances at 9:24 pm on the Main Stage

 
Saturday March 17th, 2007. 1:24 pm
Rakkasah West 2007
Richmond Memorial Auditorium at 27th & Nevin, Richmond, CA
Hala Dance Company performs on the Main Stage at 1:24 pm
 
Tuesday March 13th 2007. 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Stanford Dance Division "End of quarter showing", Stanford University, CA

Stanford University, Roble Dance Studio: 375 Santa Teresa, Stanford CA 94305

Stanford University's Dance division/Drama Dept is having the "End of Winter Quarter Showing" where dance students get to showcase what they have learnt.

Hala's class will present 4 different styles of Middle Eastern Dance: Khaliji (from the Arabic Gulf region), Persian, Egyptian and Dabke (from the Levantine region).

Event is free and open to the public. Join us for a casual event of dance!

  • Details and info, please call Stanford's Dance Division at 650.723.1234.
 
 
Sunday March 11th, 2007. 4:45 - 9:00 pm

Hala performing at San Jose Milonga in San Jose, CA

San Jose DanceSport Center, 1824 Hillsdale Avenue, San José, CA 95112 (Near Camden Ave intersection)

The monthly Argentine Tango Milonga in San Jose takes place on the second Sunday of every month. This month, it will be hosted by Sue Flanagan & Keith Minton.
  • Argentine Tango class for all levels 4:45pm to 5:30pm, followed by Milonga 5:30pm to 9:00pm.
  • Class led by Sue and Keith who teach at Halanda Studio on Thursday nights. Guest DJ: Bernhard Kohlhaas
  • Intermission Special Treat: Guest Performance by Hala – Middle Eastern Dance (Belly Dance)
  • Class, Milonga and light refreshments $12 per person
  • For more info, please visit Tango Fantastico, call 650-766-4400 or email Sue
 

 
Sunday March 4th, 2007. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hala Dances at El Morocco Dancer's night in Pleasant Hill, CA
El Morocco Restaurant at 2203 Morello Avenue at Taylor Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, CA
Hala performs at El Morocco Dancer's night to the live music of El 'Azifoon. Hosted by Yosifah Rose
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music and dance.
  • Featuring Hala, Amanda and special guest dancers.
  • For reservations call (925)671-0132.
  • For more information, please visit Yosifah's website or email Yosifah

 
Saturday February 24th, 2007. 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Serengeti Nights, Hayward, CA
Eon Cafe, 24970 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Thacker Trade Enterprises present "Serengeti Nights". A Celebration of Black History month through Dance, Music & Art! Friday, February 23rd and Saturday, February 24th 7pm – 9pm. Hala performs on Sat Feb 24th!
  • Enjoy two fabulous evenings of Bellydance, African Dance, Gospel and R&B singers!
  • Friday & Saturday February 23rd & 24th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • No cover charge!
  • For more information, please visit Thaker Trade Enterprises, email Angela or call
    510-427-2492. For reservations, please call Eon Cafe: (510)264-0507
 
Wednesday February 21st, 2007. 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hala performs at the "International Human Rights Festival" at Cañada College

Cañada College: 4200 Farm Hill Boulevard, Redwood City, CA 94061. At the Plaza by Bookstore.

Cañada College celebrates "International Human Rights Festival" on February 21st, 2007

Hala presenst Egyptian Dance at 11:30 a.m. in the plaza by the bookstore.

Event is free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME.

  • Dance performances by Russian Collection, Hala, Arenas Cuban Dance & Zooz Dance Company!
  • Free food!
  • For more information, please call the college coordinator for Sudent Life at 650-306-3373
 
 
Sunday January 21st, 2007. 3:30 and 5:30 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Winter Showcase '07 in Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale Performing Arts Center. 550 E Remington Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94088

Hala Dance Troupe performs at Winter Showcase '07 hosted by Dance Effects
The Hala Dance Company was selected to represent Middle Eastern Dance at the 3rd annual Winter Showcase '07 hosted by Dance Effects of Sunnyvale, CA
  • Two shows of very rich and diverse dance performances.
  • Featuring various dance styles; Ballet, Tap, Rhumba and many other disciplines reflecting the diversity of the bay area.
  • Tickets: $15/person in advance, $18 at the door.
  • For more information and to order tickets: please call 408-374-6123, email danceeffects@aol.com or visit Dance Effects.

 
Saturday January 20th, 2007. 8:00 -11:15 pm (doors open at 7:30pm)
George Lammam Ensemble @ Halanda Studio!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
An evening of virtuosic Arabic music by the renowned George Lammam Ensemble, dance performances by special guest dancers and open floor dancing!
  • We are extremely happy and excited to bring the mastery and talent of the George Lammam Ensemble, including master accordionist, Elias Lammam, to the south San Francisco bay area. Please join us for an unforgettable fun evening of Arabic music entertainment, Belly dance performances and open floor dancing at Halanda Studio.
  • Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances by Janelle, Nanna, Alexandra King, Amanda & Hala. Authentic Arabic music by George Lammam Ensemble, open floor dancing!
  • Plenty of parking behind the building. Wheelchair accessible. Entrance on Lincoln Ave.
  • $20/person. Open seating. Advance purchase recommended as we expect the event to sell out.
  • Details!

 
Saturday December 9th, 2006. 2:00 - 7:00 pm
Halanda Studio Holiday party!
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda Studio teachers & students from all disciplines would like to invite you to come celebrate the holidays with music, dance, comedy, food, drink & lots of holiday cheer!
  • Join us for a memorable holiday celebration! Bring your family and friends of all ages!
  • Dance performances from all over the world; Halanda studio classes recitals, musical comedy by Phil Johnson of "Roadside Attraction", open floor dancing, food, drinks & more!
  • Dance performances & demos include: Middle Eastern & American belly dance, Indian Bollywood, Kathak Indian dance, Mexican folklorico, Argentine Tango, Qi Gong & Yoga demonstrations, in addition to music & comedy! Not to be missed!
  • FREE event! Open to the public. Invite all your friends!
  • Details!

 
Thursday December 7th through Monday December 11th, 2006. 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Bethlehem Christmas Event in Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara First Baptist Church at 3111 Benton Street, Santa Clara, CA, 95051
Hala dances & acts at Bethlehem Christmas Event
  • Come join us on a journey to the Biblical city of Bethlehem. Hala performs a variation of her cane dance five times a night as part of the huge Bethlehem Christmas program. With a hundred costumed actors, exotic animals, drama, and full size sets that recreate the village of Bethlehem 2000 years ago.
  • FREE family event. Open to the public.
  • For more info, please visit Santa Clara First Baptist Church, or call (408)241-7635.
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday December 3rd, 2006. 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at MECDA's Gala Show in Santa Clara, CA

Mission City Center for the Performing Arts, 3250 Monroe Street, Santa Clara 95051

Hala Dance Troupe performs an Egyptian "Zaffa" (wedding procession) with "Shamedaan" (Candleabra) at MECDA's "Prop till you drop" gala show following a full day of workshops with Mesmera!
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Music & Dance Association) presents:
  • Belly Dance performances that include different props by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area. The Gala show follows workshops by Mesmera!
  • For more information, please visit bay area MECDA website, or email info@sfbamecda.org
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday November 11th, 2006. 8:00 & 9:00 pm
Hala dances at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, CA

Kan Zaman Restaurant, 274 University Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301

Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, starting at 8:00pm
  • Kan Zaman serves excellent Middle Eastern food
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of Middle Eastern cuisine and Egyptian music & dance!
  • For information and reservations, please call (650) 328-5245

 
Saturday November 11th, 2006. 2:00 pm
Carnival of Stars, Hayward, CA
Centennial Hall, 22292 Foothill Blvd. (at City Center Dr), Hayward CA
Hala Dance Company performs at 2:00pm at Ghawazee.com's annual Holiday Dance Festival. Event hosted by Alexandria and Latifa of Ghawazee.com
  • Enjoy two full days of Bellydance & shopping. International market featuring arts, crafts, dance, costumes, jewelry, comic books and gifts of all kinds. Live music & dance all day.
  • Saturday & Sunday November 11th & 12th from 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Admission: $12/adult, $5/child under 12
  • For more information, please visit Ghawazee.com, email Alexandria or Latifa or call
    (510)546-6128 or (415) 332-4113

 
Sunday October 29th, 2006. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018

 
Saturday October 21st, 2006. 8:00 pm
Luna Gitana Bellydance Festival in Santa Cruz, CA
Henry Mello Center for the Performing Arts at 250 East Beach St @ Lincoln, Watsonville, CA
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at the 5th annual Luna Gitana bellydance festival organized by Bellydance Odyssey
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday October 7th, 2006. 3:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park in San Jose, CA

Lake Cunningham Park, 2305 S. White Road @ Cunningham and Tully, San Jose, CA 95148

Hala Dance Troupe performs at Day in the Park with many dancers from the bay area
Councilmember Dave Cortese & the Rotary Club of San Jose East/Evergreen present:
  • "Day in the Park; A Multicultural Festival" 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Ethnic dance performances & entertainment on two stages, reflecting the diversity of the bay area. Hala Dance performance @ 3:00pm on Stage 2.
  • Event is FREE & open to the public.
  • For more information, please call (408) 535-4908

 
Saturday & Sunday September 30th & October 1st, 2006. 1:00 pm
St. John’s Orthodox Church Middle Eastern Festival
St. John’s Orthodox Church, 501 Moraga Way, Orinda, CA 94563
Hala Dance Troupe performs twice at the Middle Eastern festival organized by St John's Church in Orinda, CA
  • Hala Dance Troupe performs on Sat & Sun @ 1:00pm
  • Come enjoy authentic Arabic food, music, entertainment, etc...
  • $3.00 Entrance Fee.
  • For details, please call the church at (925) 258-4255
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday September 17th, 2006. 4:30 AND 6:00 pm
Desert Dance Festival
San Jose Civic Auditorium, 135 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA
Hala & the Hala Dance Company perform at 4:30pm (Hala solo to live music) and at 6:00pm (Troupe performance) at the Desert Dance Festival in San Jose, CA

 
Sunday September 10th, 2006. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Live music Open Stage party @ Halanda Studio
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Halanda hosts a live music open stage party on the 2nd Sunday of every month
  • For the first time in south San Francisco bay, live Arabic music parties hosted @ Halanda studio
  • Live Arabic music & singing, dance performances, open floor dancing & social dancing.
  • Bring your costume, instrument and/or voice and sign up to perform at the door, OR come watch live Arabic music, singing & dance performances!
  • Admission: $10 (no exceptions). Open to the public. Invite all your friends!
  • Details!

 
Saturday September 9th, 2006. 3:45pm
Church of the Redeemer 25th Annual Food Festival on Sat & Sun Sept 9th & 10th, 2006
Orthodox Church of the Redeemer, 380 Magdalena Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024
Hala Dance Troupe performs at the fund raiser food festival organized for rebuilding the Church of the Redeemer in Los Altos, CA
  • Sat Sept 9th 11:00am to 9:00pm & Sun Sept 10th 12:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Hala Dance Troupe performs on Sat @ 3:45pm
  • Come support & enjoy the food, music, entertainment, etc...
  • FREE PARKING AT FOOTHILL COLLEGE. FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO AND FROM THE CHURCH. ADMISSION IS $3.00 BUT FREE with SHUTTLE SERVICE
  • For details, please call the church at (650) 941-1570
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday August 27th, 2006. 4:30 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at MECDA Summer Hafla in San Jose, CA

Hoover Theatre, 1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126

Hala Dance Troupe performs at MECDA's Summer Hafla with many dancers from the bay area
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Music & Dance Association) presents:
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday August 26th, 2006. 8:00 & 9:00 pm
Hala dances at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, CA

Kan Zaman Restaurant, 274 University Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301

Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, starting at 8:00pm
  • Kan Zaman serves excellent Middle Eastern food
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of Middle Eastern cuisine and Egyptian music & dance!
  • For information and reservations, please call (650) 328-5245

 
Sunday August 13th, 2006 Atef & Magda workshop and show : information and schedule
Sonia's Workshop, Redwood City, CA

Odd Fellows Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Come study with one of the most accomplished, talented and polished dancers of the Bellydance Superstars. Sonïa’s style is smooth and flowing, exuding feminine grace and beauty. In the Bellydance Superstars show, she performs the first drum solo with Issam, as well as a unique solo incorporating Polynesian and Hawaiian style into bellydance.


 
Friday August 11th, 2006. 8:00 pm
Hala Performs to live Egyptian music at ZiZi Cafe in Dublin, CA
ZiZi Cafe, 7083 Village Parkway, Dublin, CA 94568
Hala performs Egyptian style oriental dance at ZiZi Cafe accompanied by the authentic live music of an ALL Egyptian band lead by Dr. Farouk El Deeb & Mr. Sayed Saad!
  • Join us for a very special Egyptian music & dance evening at ZiZi Cafe featuring Hala and the ALL Egyptian live music band lead by Dr. Farouk El Deeb & Mr. Sayed Saad!
  • For reservations, please call 925-828-5811
 
Wednesday August 9th, 2006. 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Hala teaching & performing at Martin Luther King Jr. Library in San Jose, CA

Martin Luther King Jr Library, 150 E. San Fernando St., San José, CA 95112

Caret Plaza, just outside the campus entrance to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library

The summer program at Martin Luther King Jr Library “Put a Little Dance in your Lunch Hour”, offers free education & entertainment for the community.
  • Learn how to dance and get healthy in the FREE five-week lunch-hour series. Instructors from local dance organizations and studios will demonstrate a variety of fun and easy dance styles - proving once and for all that getting healthy and fit needn't be dull!
  • On August 9th, Hala will share her cultural heritage with Middle Eastern Belly Dance!
  • Audience participation is encouraged. Join us in Caret Plaza, just outside the campus entrance to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library, for a free, healthy lunch time event!.
  • Event is free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME
  • For more info, please visit SJ Public Library event page , call (408) 808-2397 or email Lorena Mata
 

 
Sunday July 30th, 2006. 5:40pm
BELLY DANCE FANTASY FESTIVAL 2006 on Sat & Sun July 29th & 30th, 2006
San Leandro Marina Community Center, San Leandro CA
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Tatseena's Belly Dance Fantasy Festival in San Leandro, CA

 
Saturday July 22nd, 2006. 10:00 am - 2:00 pm workshops, 3:00 - 7:00pm dance show
Hala Teaches & Performs Egyptian Dance at Kerbala Temple in Knoxville, TN
Kerbala Temple at 315 Mimosa Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920
Hala teaches Egyptian dance workshops in TN hosted by Mo. Come learn the subtleties, graceful & mesmerizing dance style from a native Egyptian dancer then join us for a dance party featuring Hala's Egyptian dance performances (folkloric & oriental/raks sharki).
  • Join us for fabulous workshops & show with Hala teaching her native Egyptian dance.
  • Hala has been dancing to the rhythms and melodies of the Middle East since she was a child in
    Alexandria, Egypt. She has been praised for her authentic form, elegant style and immaculate rhythms.
  • "Dance like an Egyptian" Workshop: 10:00am - 11:30pm
    "In the Mood" Workshop: 12:30 - 2:00pm
    Hafla: 3:00 - 7:00pm (featuring Hala and local and regional dancers and troupes)
  • Workshop: $25 one workshop or $40 for both workshops (advance purchase only)
  • Experience an amazing show of Middle Eastern dance including Hala's master performances that take us on a tour of Egypt!! $13 advance
  • For reservations call 865-522-2727.
  • For more information, please email Neran
 
Wednesday July 19th, 2006. 3:30 pm

Hala performing at Mill Valley Library - Outdoor Amphitheater

Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941
The summer program at Mill Valley Public Library “Everything Under the Sun”, offers free entertainment for the community in a beautiful amphitheater situated in a redwood grove behind the library. They offer entertainment that is fun and engaging, and that challenges kids to look beyond their immediate universe in terms of artistic and cultural diversity.
  • Join us for an afternoon of music & dance. Dances from Egypt presented by Hala.
  • Event is free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME
  • For more info, please call Yolanda at 415-389-4292 x119 or email Yolanda Fletcher
 

 
Saturday July 15th, 2006. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at the benefit concert for the Lick Observatory on Mt Hamilton, CA
UCO Lick Observatory, Main Building Hall, Mount Hamilton, CA 95140
Hala dances to the beautifl live music of Ancient Future at the benefit concert for the Lick Observatory in Mount Hamilton near San Jose, CA
  • Ancient Future ensemble includes Salah Takesh (Arabic and Persian percussion), Georges Lammam (Arabic violin and vocals), Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), and Doug McKeehan (keyboards).
  • $40 general seating, $100 preferred, $150 VIP
  • Ticket Contest: Win two $40 Tickets: To win a pair of $40 tickets to see Ancient Future and Hala at the Lick Observatory on Mt. Hamilton July 15, simply send your name and email address to info@ancient-future.com. The third email received requesting the tickets wins.
  • For more information and tickets, please call UCSC ticket office at 831-459-2159

 
Saturday June 24th, 2006. 6:00 - 10:30 pm
Hala Dances at "Around the World in 80 minutes" in San Francisco, CA
Union Square Hilton at 333 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs at "Around the world in 80 min" hosted by Landmark Education. Social event following the Wisdom Unlimited Course "Living a Great Life"!!
  • Come one! Come all! Prepare yourselves for the journey of a lifetime!
  • See amazing dances. Experience the thrills of bizarre games from around the world. Marvel at the gallery of artifacts and unlock the secrets of your artistic muse. Join in the "Parade of Nations" and costume yourself in the garb of another land.
  • FREE event. Open to all!
  • For more information, please call Melissa Drakeford at 415-350-5087 or email Melissa

 
Sunday June 4th, 2006. 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Hala Teaches & Performs Egyptian Dance (Raqs Sharqi) at El Morocco Restaurant in Pleasant Hill, CA
El Morocco Restaurant at 2203 Morello Avenue at Taylor Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, CA
Hala teaches Egyptian style oriental dance at El Morocco Restaurant hosted by Yosifah Rose. Come learn the subtleties, graceful & mesmerizing dance style from the only native Egyptian dancer in the bay area! Evening performances by bay area stars including Yosifah, Hala & more!
  • Hala has been dancing to the rhythms and melodies of the Middle East since she was a child in
    Alexandria, Egypt. As the only Bay Area belly dancer from the Middle East, Hala has been praised for her authentic form, elegant style and immaculate rhythms. Captivating audiences with her passion and energy, she performs solo and with her troupe. Hala studies regularly with Egyptian master teachers & brings the latest dance styles, music, fashion & traditions from Egypt every year
  • Read testimonials from her audience members!
  • That evening, a special Dancer’s Night Show featuring Hala and Friends! For reservations, please call (925)671-0132
  • Advance Workshop registration REQUIRED $35
  • For information & registration, please visit Yosifah's website or email Yosifah
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday June 2nd, 2006. 8:00 & 9:00 pm
Hala dances at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, CA

Kan Zaman Restaurant, 274 University Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301

Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, starting at 8:00pm
  • Kan Zaman serves excellent Middle Eastern food
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of Middle Eastern cuisine and Egyptian music & dance!
  • For information and reservations, please call (650) 328-5245
 
Wednesday, May 31st, 2006. 7:00 pm
African & Middle Eastern Languages Program Celebration at Stanford University
Stanford University's Bechtel International Center
(corner of Mayfield and Lomita Drive on the Stanford Campus)

Click here for map and directions

Hala Dance Company performs Egyptian dances at 7:00 pm on the back patio of Bechtel International Center at Stanford University.
  • Free admission. Open to all.
  • Come join us for a fun evening of food, music, dance and socializing.
  • For more information, please call 650-723-3637
  • This is the annual party hosted by the program for African & Middle Eastern Languages & Literatures at Stanford University

 
Saturday May 20th and Sunday May 21st, 2006 Atef & Magda workshop and show : information and schedule
Atef & Magda Workshops and Show, Redwood City, CA

Workshops: Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063
Show: Veterans Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061

For the very first time in Egyptian dance history and Middle Eastern dance in the USA, a husband and wife duet from the prestigious Reda troupe touring the USA! Not to be missed! Relive the golden days of Egyptian dance theater. Here in our own backyard!!


 
Sunday May 14th, 2006. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Halanda Studio GRAND OPENING
Halanda Studio at 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Hala, Amanda, Hala Dance Company, Celena, Vikashni & many more notable dancers and teachers of dance from all disciplines celebrate our GRAND OPENING!
  • Join us for a memorable Mother's day celebration! Bring your mom, children or both and dance the day away!
  • Live Arabic music & singing, dance performances from all over the world, open floor dancing, social dancing, door prizes, food & more!
  • FREE event! Open to the public. Invite all your friends!
  • Details!
 
Saturday April 29th, 2006. 2:45 pm

Hala Dance Company performing at Evergreen Valley College

Evergreen Valley College: 3095 Yerba Buena Road • San Jose, CA 95135
Evergreen Valley College celebrates "Festival of cultures" on April 29th, 2006. The closing ceremony for a week long 30th anniversary
  • Join us for a full day of music & dance. Dances from Egypt (by Hala Dance), India, Guam, a Jazz band from New Orleans, Mariachi, and more!
  • Event is free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME
  • For more info, please call 408-274-7900 or 408-223-6748 or email Carmen Medeiros
 

 
Sunday April 16th, 2006. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at Pena Pachamama to the live music of the George Lammam Ensemble in San Francisco, CA
Pena Pachamama at 1630 Powell/Green, San Francisco, CA
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance to the beautiful live music of the George Lammam Ensemble
  • Pena Pacha Mama and Amorfia Productions present "An Evening of Arabic Music and Dance"
  • Featuring The Georges Lammam Ensemble with Hala and guest dancers
  • Cover charge: $10/person
  • For reservations, please call: 415-646-0018

 
Saturday April 8th, 2006. 7:30 pm
Hala Dances at the SPRING BELLYDANCE PARTY in San Anselmo, CA
World Dance Fitness Studio at 40 Greenfield Ave., San Anselmo, CA 94960
Hala performs at the Spring Belly Dance Party hosted by Dhyanis. Special party following Dahlena's workshop!!
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern food, music and dance in honor of Dahlena
  • Live Music, Susu & Friends!! Featuring Dahlena, Guest Performers, Open Floor Dancing
  • $15/person. For reservations, please call 415-457-8787.
  • For more information, please visit Dhyanis's website or email Dhyanis
 
Monday April 3rd at 5:30pm & Tuesday April 4th at 12:15pm, 2006.

Hala Dance Company celebrating Middle Eastern Heritage, San Jose City College

San Jose City College: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. It is located at the Corner of Bascom Ave. and HW 280.

San Jose City College celebrates MIDDLE EASTERN HERITAGE MONTH starting Monday April 3rd, 2006. INSTRUCTORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR CLASSES

Hala Dance Troupe present Egyptian Dance on Monday April 3rd, 2006 at 5:30pm. Hala's SJCC students perform on Tuesday April 4th, 2006 at 12:15pm.

Events are free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME. For more information and the full program:

 
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday April 1st, 2006. 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala hosts Middle Eastern music on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay to Monterey Bay

Music & culture from the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin on listener supported radio station KKUP Cupertino. Local music & dance events!

KKUP Cupertino brings to you music & culture from all over the world!

  • On the first Sat of every month, Hala hosts her Middle Eastern music & culture show "Mezzas & Tapas"
  • Please send us your musical requests and community events by the previous Friday.
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Hala or call 408-260-2999

 
Sunday March 26th, 2006. 7:00 pm
Rakkasah West 2006
Richmond Memorial Auditorium at 27th & Nevin, Richmond, CA
Hala Dance Company performs on the Cabaret Stage at 7:00 pm

 
Sunday March 26th, 2006. 2:16 pm
Rakkasah West 2006
Richmond Memorial Auditorium at 27th & Nevin, Richmond, CA
Hala dances to live music by Jim Karagozian & Marakesh Express at 2:16 pm in the Cabaret Stage
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday March 10th, 2006. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe hosts hafla at Straw Hat Pizza in San Jose

Straw Hat Pizza, 1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA

Hala and her dance troupe host a fun casual dance party at Straw Hat Pizza on the 2nd Friday of every month. A friendly safe place to try out new dances, explore performing or simply have a blast with your friends.
  • Belly Dance performances by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area
  • To participate in this fun casual dance party, please contact us

 
Saturday March 4th, 2006. 6:30 pm - midnight
Sankara Eye Foundation Banquet Dinner in San Jose, CA
DoubleTree Hotel at 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA 95110
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at the fund raiser organized by Sankara Eye Foundation to benefit visually impaired people in India.
  • A Fundraiser for the Four Hospital Projects (Gujarat, Bangalore, Shimoga, Guntur-Phase II)
  • 6:30pm - Social Hour (No Host Bar), 7:30pm onwards - Dinner with Live Music/Dance
  • Admission: $50/person
  • Purchase your tickets online
  • For more Information, Please contact: Sandhya Girish : (925) 875-9793, Snehal Bhaidasna : (408) 829-1050 or Amit Patel : (408) 719-1850

 
Saturday February 25th, 2006. 7:00 pm
Hala performs at "DANSoleil Nite" in Antioch, CA
"India 4 U" Restaurant at 5759 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA 94531
Hala performs Egyptian Oriental Dance at the dancers night "DANSoleil" hosted by Thalia
  • Thalia hosts this beautiful Middle Eastern dancers night featuring various performers from all over the bay area.
  • Enjoy delicious Indian food while watching Middle Eastern dance. Two shows starting at 7:00pm
  • For more information, please email Thalia or call (925) 766-1478
  • Reservations are highly recommended, please call the restaurant at (925) 757-7475 to make reservations.

 
Sunday February 12th, 2006. 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hala Dances at El Morocco Dancer's night in Pleasant Hill, CA
El Morocco Restaurant at 2203 Morello Avenue at Taylor Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, CA
Hala performs at El Morocco Dancer's night hosted by Yosifah Rose. Special Dancer's night following Una's workshop!!
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music and dance in honor of Una
  • A great line up of bay area dancers featuring Una and special guest dancers including Hala
  • For reservations call (925)671-0132.
  • For more information, please visit Yosifah's website or email Yosifah
 
Sunday February 12th, 2006. 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hala teaches master class @ Sirens In Sanity Studio in Benicia, CA

Sirens In Sanity Studio at 949 Grant Street, Suite I, Benicia, CA

Hala teaches master class in Egyptian dance at Sirens In Sanity studio in Benicia
Saiedeh & Yasmine host Hala's master class in authentic Egyptian dance
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday February 10th, 2006. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe hosts hafla at Straw Hat Pizza in San Jose

Straw Hat Pizza, 1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA

Hala and her dance troupe host a fun casual dance party at Straw Hat Pizza on the 2nd Friday of every month. A friendly safe place to try out new dances, explore performing or simply have a blast with your friends.
  • Belly Dance performances by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area
  • To participate in this fun casual dance party, please contact us
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday January 22nd, 2006. 12:50 pm
Hala Dance performance at World Arts West auditions for the 28th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

McKenna Theater at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco CA 94132

Hala Dance Company auditions to perform at the SF Ethnic Dance Festival
The auditions are open to the public. Over 115 dance companies are auditioning over 2 weekends.
  • Hala Dance Company performs at 12:50 pm.
  • Admission Fee: $5 all day with in and out privileges (under 12 years of age free)
  • Your support through applause is encouraging for the dancers on stage.
  • Photographing or videotaping inside the theater is NOT allowed.
  • For more information, please visit the World Arts West website, email info@worldartswest or call (415) 474-3914
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday January 14th, 2006. 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe performs at Passages, a journey through dance in Palo Alto, CA

Cubberley Community Center Auditorium, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA

Hala Dance Troupe performs at MECDA's Passages show with many dancers from the bay area
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Music & Dance Association) presents:
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday January 13th, 2006. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dance Troupe hosts show at Straw Hat Pizza in San Jose

Straw Hat Pizza, 1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA

Hala and her dance troupe host a fun dance show at Straw Hat Pizza
  • Belly Dance performances by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area
  • To participate in this fun casual dance party, please contact us
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday January 7th, 2006. 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala hosts Middle Eastern music on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay to Monterey Bay

Music & culture from the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin on listener supported radio station KKUP Cupertino. Local music & dance events!

KKUP Cupertino brings to you music & culture from all over the world!

  • On the first Sat of every month, Hala hosts her Middle Eastern music & culture show "Mezzas & Tapas"
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Hala or call 408-260-2999

 
Friday January 6th, 2006. 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dances at Nambahlicious Hafla dance show in Santa Clara, CA
"A Taste of Java" Coffee House at 3170 De La Cruz Blvd. #103, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Hala performs Egyptian oriental dance at 8:00pm
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of Middle Eastern dance by many bay area stars hosted by Mandella of Troupe Nambah!!
  • Dinner Special: BBQ chicken, Rice & Salad. $5.25/person
  • Call (408) 727-3473 to place your order for your dinner. Upon receipt of your check or money order made out to "A Taste Of Java" you will be contacted via phone and/or e-mail and receive a ticket number which will be assigned to you and held at the door. Upon your arrival you will receive the ticket to redeem your dinner.
  • Please mail check to: Mandella Talent Annex. 3170 De La Cruz Blvd., Suite 106. Santa Clara, CA 95054
  • FREE Raffles For Door Prizes!

 
Saturday December 31st, 2005. 7:00 pm
Hala dances at Caravans Restaurant, San Mateo, CA
Caravans Restaurant, 147 East 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94402
Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Caravans in San Mateo, CA at 7:00pm
  • Caravans specializes in delicious traditional Persian and Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music & dance.
  • For more information or reservations, please call 650.348.3060
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday December 31st, 2005. 6:00 pm
Hala dances at Thea in Santana Row, San Jose, CA

Thea Mediterranean Restaurant, 3090 Olsen Dr, San Jose, California 95128-2048

Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Thea Mediterranean restaurant in San Jose, CA at 6:00pm
  • Thea serves authentic Mediterranean cuisine featuring both Greek and Turkish influences.
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of Mediterranean cuisine, music & dance!
  • For information and reservations, please call 408.260.1444

 
Thursday December 22nd, 2005. 8:30 pm
Hala Dance on Arab TV, San Jose & Campbell, CA
Arab TV (ATV), sponsored by the Arab American Cultural Center of Silicon Valley. is a weekly program shown every Thursday at 8:30 PM on Comcast Cable Channel 15 in San Jose and Campbell
Hala & the Hala Dance Company perform & talk about Middle Eastern dance on TV!!
  • Tune in to Comcast Cable Channel 15 in San Jose & Campbell on Thursday December 22nd at 8:30pm
  • To help celebrate the Holidays, and a present from ATV to our community, the program will feature Hala Dance Company and their leader Hala, who talk about the origins of Middle Eastern dance and some of the misconceptions about the dance. Hala Dance Company perform two very nice Egyptian Folkloric Dances.
  • For more info, please visit the Arab Cultural Center website or call (408)279-2722
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday December 17th, 2005. 8:30 pm
Hala dances at Kan Zaman in Palo Alto, CA

Kan Zaman Restaurant, 274 University Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301

Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Kan Zaman in Palo Altol, starting at 8:30pm
  • Kan Zaman serves excellent Middle Eastern food
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of Middle Eastern cuisine and Egyptian music & dance!
  • For information and reservations, please call (650) 328-5245

 
Thursday December 8th through Monday December 12th, 2005. 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Bethlehem Christmas Event in Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara First Baptist Church at 3111 Benton Street, Santa Clara, CA, 95051
Hala dances & acts at Bethlehem Christmas Event
  • Come join us on a journey to the Biblical city of Bethlehem. Hala performs a variation of her cane dance five times a night as part of the huge Bethlehem Christmas program. With a hundred costumed actors, exotic animals, drama, and full size sets that recreate the village of Bethlehem 2000 years ago.
  • FREE family event. Open to the public.
  • For more info, please visit Santa Clara First Baptist Church, or call (408)241-7635.

 
Sunday December 4th, 2005. 6:30 pm
Hala Dances at Mary Ellen Donald's event in San Jose, CA
Menara Moroccan Restaurant at 41 Gish Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Hala performs to live music by Mary Ellen Donald, Nazir Latouf & Terry Holgate
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music and dance in honor of Mary Ellen Donald
  • Dinner Special: Moroccan Salad, Bastilla, lemon chicken, honey lamb, Cous Cous, Baklava and Mint Tea. Dinner & Show: $40/person
  • Benefit concert for Mary Ellen Donald
  • For reservations call (408) 453-1983. For more information, please visit Parri's website or email Parri
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday November 27th, 2005. 8:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday December 3rd, 2005 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Hala hosts Middle Eastern music on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South & East San Francisco Bay to Monterey Bay

Music & culture from the Middle East, North Africa & the mediterranean basin on listener supported radio station KKUP Cupertino.

KKUP Cupertino brings to you music & culture from all over the world!

  • On the first Sat of every month, Hala hosts her Middle Eastern music & culture show "Mezzas & Tapas"
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Hala or call 408-260-2999
  • Another Middle Eastern music & culture show on Sunday Nov 27th, 8-9pm!!

 
Sunday November 13th, 2005. 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Carnival of Stars, Hayward, CA
Centennial Hall, 22292 Foothill Blvd. (at City Center Dr), Hayward CA
Hala Dance Company performs at 4:30pm at Ghawazee.com's annual Holiday Dance Festival. Event hosted by Alexandria and Latifa of Ghawazee.com
  • Enjoy a fun day of Belly Dance & shopping. International market featuring arts, crafts, dance, costumes, jewelry, comic books and gifts of all kinds. Live music & dance all day.
  • Admission: $12/adult, $5/child under 12
  • For more information, please visit Ghawazee.com, email Alexandria or Latifa or call
    (510)546-6128 or (415) 332-4113

 
Friday October 14th, 2005. 8:00 - 10:30 pm Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule
Hala Dances at Menara Restaurant in San Jose, CA
Menara Moroccan Restaurant at 41 Gish Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Hala performs her unique and authentic Egyptian oriental style dance at Menara
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, live music and dance hosted by Alcina
  • Live Middle Eastern music by Brothers of Baladi!
  • Professional dance performances by Siwa, Parri, Jahmra, Alcina & Hala!
  • For reservations call (408) 453-1983. For more information, please email Alcina or Mike

 
Wednesday October 12th, 2005. 12:00 noon
"Palo Alto Latin Dance Show" in Palo Alto, CA
Cubberley Auditorium, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA
Hala performs Oriental Egyptian dance as well as Tango Fusion with George Nicol
  • The "Palo Alto Latin Dance Show" is a free community event to showcase and engage the public in music and dance from all over the world.
  • Hala dances in a very mesmerizing fusion of Tango & Middle Eastern dance with George Nicol & Tiziana. She also performs classical Egyptian oriental dance.
  • The music for the Tango dances is from George Nicol's new CD Album "Weightless Slumber"
  • Event is free and open to the public!!
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday October 9th, 2005. 8:00 pm
Hala Dance Company at Club Tango. Cubberly Community Center in Palo Alto, CA

Cubberly Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Bldg L, Room 4, Palo Alto, CA

Hala & her dance troupe dance in a Tango/Middle Eastern fusion as well as Egyptian style at Club Tango with an excellent selection of dancers from different dance disciplines
The Club Tango at Cubberly Community Center presents:
  • Spectacular Dance performances by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area
  • For more information, please visit InScenes magazine, or email George Nicol

 
Sunday October 9th, 2005.12:00 noon - 4:00pm
Building Bridges @ West Valley College, Saratoga, CA
West Valley College at 14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA, 95070-5698
Hala Dance Company perform at the YMCA's 'Building Bridges' event at West Valley College
  • Come join us on a cultural tour that reflects the diversity of silicon valley
  • FREE family event. Open to the public.
  • For more info, please email Vinh Phan or Gus Kambeitz or call Vinh at (408)867-0753 x102.

 
Sunday October 2nd, 2005. 12:00 noon
King Tut Family Day, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Arts (LACMA) at 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Hala performs to the live music of Kan Zaman Folk Ensemble
  • Show time is: Sunday October 2nd at 12:00 noon for 1 hour
  • The finest and most authentic Middle Eastern music & dance show & education put on by Kan Zaman and the Hala Dance Company
  • More info coming soon to http://www.lacma.org
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday October 1st, 2005. 5:30 - 9:30 pm
Hala judges @ Enchanted Camelot in Benicia, CA

Benicia Clock Tower at 1189 Washington St, Benicia, CA

Hala judges at Enchanged Camelot, a Sirens In Sanity event
Saiedeh & Yasmine present Enchanged Camelot dance competition and costume party Oct 1st, 2005
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule September 21 - September 28, 2005
Hala dances in London, England

Private event

Hala dances with Hossam Ramzy and his band at a private event in London, England
  • Hala will be in London, England for a week of dance and celebration.
  • Private event with world renowned percussionist Hossam Ramzy and his band
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday September 17th, 2005. 5:57 pm
Desert Dance Festival
San Jose Civic Auditorium, 135 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA
Hala Dance Company performing at 5:57pm at the Desert Dance Festival in San Jose, CA

 
Saturday September 10th, 2005. 7:00 pm
"Community Summer Juerga"
Historic Hoover Theater at1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
Hala Dance Company performs Middle Eastern Dance at the Flamenco Society's "Community Summer Juerga" (Flamenco Jam Session)
  • The Flamenco Society of San Jose hosts their summer "Juerga" (Flamenco Jam Session.) featuring various performers and guest artists from Spain and the bay area.
  • The event includes music and dance from other cultures: Hala Dance presents Middle Eastern dance.
  • Admission: $12 general admission, $10.00 for students and senior citizens.
  • For more information, please email Eddie Diaz or call (510) 792-8355
  • For tickets, please call (408)998-8497 or visit www.ticketmaster.com
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday September 9th, 2005. 8:00 & 9:00pm
Hala dances at Bijan in Fremont, CA

Bijan Restaurant, 39935 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA

Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Bijan in Fremont, at 8:00 and 9:00pm
  • Bijan serves excellent Persian food
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of Persian cuisine and Egyptian music & dance!
  • For information and reservations, please call (510) 440-1755
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday August 29th, 2005. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala dances at Straw Hat Pizza in San Jose

Straw Hat Pizza, 1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA

Hala dances at Straw Hat Pizza with other dancers from all over the bay area
  • Belly Dance performances by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area
  • For details, please email Parri

 
Sunday August 21st, 2005. 9:00 pm Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule
Hala Dances at Menara Restaurant in San Jose, CA
Menara Moroccan Restaurant at 41 Gish Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Hala performs her unique and authentic Egyptian oriental style dance at Menara
  • Join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, and dance hosted by Parri
  • Dinner Special: Moroccan Salad, Bastilla, Cous Cous, Baklava, Mint Tea and choice of: Kebob (Lamb or Chicken) or Vegetarian ($18.00), Lemon Chicken or Honey Lamb ($20.95). Buy one dinner, 2nd dinner is 1/2 price!!
  • Reservations are a must. Minimum charge of $10/person
  • For reservations call (408) 453-1983. For more information, please visit Parri's website or email Parri
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday August 21st, 2005. 7:00 pm
Hala dances at Club Tango Cubberly Community Center in Palo Alto

Cubberly Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Bldg L, Room 4, Palo Alto, CA

Hala dances in a Tango/Middle Eastern fusion as well as Egyptian Alexandria style at Club Tango with an excellent selection of dancers from different dance disciplines
The Club Tango at Cubberly Community Center presents:
  • Spectacular Dance performances by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area
  • For more information, please visit InScenes magazine, or email George Nicol

 
Saturday August 20th, 2005. 7:30 pm
"The Latin Show" Dance Performance in Walnut Creek
Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Hala performs Oriental dance in a Tango Fusion by George Nicol
  • "The Latin Show", presented by Adrian Flores - The passion of Latin music and cultures unfolds as dancers and musicians display hot, sizzling, physically engaging, thought provoking drama in dance and song.
  • Hala dances in a very mesmerizing fusion of Tango & Middle Eastern dance with George Nicol & Tiziana.
  • For tickets please call Dean Lesher Center Tickets at 925-943-SHOW or online at Dean Lesher Center for the Arts
 
Friday, August 12th, 2005 - 8:00pm
Let's Dance: Opening Gala Show for Belly Dance Live Weekend in Los Angeles
Studio A Dance, 2306 Hyperion Ave, Silver Lake, CA 90027
Hala performs folkloric Egyptian dance at the opening gala party & show for "Belly Dance Live" weekend event in LA, "LET'S DANCE"!!!
  • Belly Dance Live is hosted by IAMED (International Academy of Middle Eastern Dance)
  • Show, party, open floor dancing! Join the fun at our opening gala
  • Hala dances with an excellent selection of dancers from Texas, Colorado, California and Switzerland!!
  • Tickets: $15 includes belly dance show, hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Limited seating so reserve your seats early!
  • To purchase tickets or for more information, please email Administration@bellydance.org or visit IAMED website

 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday August 7th, 2004. 3:00 pm
Hala Dance perform at MECDA's Urban Culture Project in San Jose

Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd., San Jose, CA 95111

Hala Dance perform at MECDA's Urban Culture Project with many other dancers from all over the bay area
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday August 6th, 2005. 6:00 - 7:30 pm and Sunday August 7th, 2005 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Hala hosts Middle Eastern music & Egyptian memories on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South San Francisco Bay (Mountain View to Monterey)

Live interviews with Audrey, Cathy & Debbie who share their experiences from their recent trip to Egypt on listener supported radio station KKUP Cupertino.

KKUP Cupertino brings to you music & culture from all over the world! On the first Sat of every month, Hala hosts her Middle Eastern music & culture show "Mezzas & Tapas".

In our August 2005 show, we'll hear stories & memories from the recent Cairo dance festival "Ahlan wa Sahlan", tour Cairo and SInai with 3 of our local dancers who just returned from a tour to Egypt!

  • Audrey, Cathy & Debbie will share experiences as well as music from their recent trip to Egypt
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Hala or call 408-260-2999
  • Another Middle Eastern music & culture show on Sunday Aug 7th, 8-9pm!!

 
Sunday July 24th, 2005. 4:40pm
Rakkasah "Summer Caravan" 2005
Scottish Rite Center at 1547 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA
Hala dances to live music by Vince Delgado & the Rababa Ensemble at 4:40pm
 
Dance Tour to Egypt June 24th - July 8th, 2005
Music & Dance Tour to Egypt

Attending Raqia Hassan's "Ahlan wa Sahlan 2005", touring Cairo & Sinai

Hala leads this annual trip for dancers and musicians who wish to study Arabic music and dance in their own home. Details
 

 
Saturday June 4th and Sunday June 5th, 2005 Atef Farag workshop and show : information and schedule
Atef Farag Workshop and Show, Redwood City, CA
Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Hala Dance Company is proud to bring you the best in Dance from Egypt!! Mr. Atef Farag, Egyptian Reda Troupe dancer & choreographer, teaching AND performing in the bay area!! Not to be missed. Invite all your friends who think men don't dance!!

 
Wednesday, June 1st, 2005. 6:00 pm
African & Middle Eastern Languages Program Celebration at Stanford University
Stanford University's Bechtel International Center
(corner of Mayfield and Lomita Drive on the Stanford Campus)

Click here for map and directions

Hala Dance Company performs Egyptian dances at 7:00 pm on the back patio of Bechtel International Center at Stanford University.
  • Free admission. Open to all.
  • Come join us for a fun evening of food, music, dance and socializing.
  • For more information, please call 650-723-3637
  • This is the annual party hosted by the program for African & Middle Eastern Languages & Literatures at Stanford University

 
Saturday May 28th, June 4th & 11th, 2005. 11:00pm
Club Excelsior, San Francisco, CA
Club Excelsior at 4704 Mission St (at Persia), San Francisco, CA 94112
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian folkloric dances at Club Excelsior
  • Come enjoy the finest in Middle Eastern food, music & dance
  • Featuring Arabic singer Jamal Kassab with his live band and Egyptian folkloric dances by the Hala Dance Company!!
  • Reservations required!
  • For reservations and information, please call 415.333.3333, or online at www.clubexcelsior.com
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday May 22nd, 2005. 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm
Hala hosts Middle Eastern live & recorded music on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP World Music Marathon, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South Bay (Mountain View to Monterey)

Hala hosts live & recorded Middle Eastern music show to raise funds for listener supported radio station KKUP Cupertino.
KKUP Cupertino conducts their annual World Music Marathon on Fri 5/20 7am to Sun 5/22 Midnight, featuring Latin Saturday 5/21 9am - 8pm. Listen to live & recorded music from around the globe!!
  • Friday 5/20: Featuring Moh Aliliche at 2:00pm
  • Saturday 5/21: Featuring Joseph Castello on Flamenco guitar at 9:00am
  • Sunday 5/22: Featuring Pangia at noon and Kekuja at 1:00pm
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Lars or call 408-260-2999
 
Saturday, May 21st, 2005 - 6:30pm
SF Arab Cultural Center's 32nd Annual Awards Banquet
The Westin Hotel, One Old Bayshore Highway, Millbrae, CA 94030
Hala Dance Company performs traditional folkloric & oriental dances from Egypt
  • Reception at 6:30pm. Dinner & entertainment at 7:30pm.
  • Featuring keynote Speaker: Hollywood Director & Producer Moustapha Akkad, Comedian: Maysoon Zayid, Music by DJ Nile and authentic Middle Eastern dance by the Hala Dance Troupe.
  • General Admission: $75
  • To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 415-664-2200, email info@arabculturalcenter.org or visit Arab Cultural Center website

 
Sunday May 15th, 2005. 1:00 - 3:00 pm (doors open at 12:30pm)
Karim Nagi teaches Drumming workshop in San Jose, CA
Core Fitness Studio, 1070 Lincoln Ave, San Jose 95125, CA 94063
Karim Nagi, of Turbo Tabla teaches "Saidi, Sudasi & Saudi" Drumming workshop
  • Workshop: $30.00 in advance, $40 at the door.
  • Details and Reservations
  • Karim will be teaching Arabic drumming rhythms to drummers who have the basic skills. Bring your drums/percussion instruments and come join us for a fun day of drumming!!
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday April 29th, 2005. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dance Company dances at Straw Hat Pizza in San Jose

Straw Hat Pizza, 1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA

Hala's student night at Straw Hat Pizza with many other dancers from all over the bay area
  • Belly Dance performances by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area
  • For details, please call Saiqua at 408-267-0379

 
Sunday April 24th, 2005. 6:00pm (doors open at 5:00pm)
Hala dances at "Cleopatra Nights", San Francisco, CA
Amira Restaurant, 590 Valencia at 17th St., San Francisco CA
Hala performs at Cleopatra Nights in San Francisco. Event hosted by Amina and the Aswan Dancers
  • Cleopatra Nights features performances by Hala, Amina, The Aswan Dancers and more
  • Amira is a Middle Eastern restaurant and cafe with a wine bar. Reservations advised. Please call (415) 621-6213 for reservations.
  • For more information please visit http://www.aswandancers.org, email Amina or call (415) 282-7910
 
Thursday April 14th, 2005. 11:30am

Hala Dance Company celebrating Middle Eastern Heritage, San Jose City College

San Jose City College: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. It is located at the Corner of Bascom Ave. and HW 280.

San Jose City College celebrates MIDDLE EASTERN HERITAGE MONTH starting Monday April 4th, 2005. INSTRUCTORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR CLASSES

Hala Dance Troupe present Egyptian Dance on Thursday April 14th, 2005 at 11:30am

Events are free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME. For more information and the full program:

 

 
Sunday March 20th, 2005. 12:00noon
Rakkasah West 2005
Richmond Memorial Auditorium at 27th & Nevin, Richmond, CA
Hala Dance Company performs on the Main Stage at 12:00pm

 
Every Thursday until March 17th at 7:30pm, 2005
Hala dances at Cuccini, San Jose, CA
Cuccini Restaurant, 72 N Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110
Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Cuccini's in San Jose, starting at 7:30pm
  • Cuccini serves delicious Middle Eastern food.
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music & dance.
  • For more information or reservations, please call Nader at (408) 287-1737
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday February 4th, 2005. 8:30 pm
Hala dances at Negeen in Campbell, CA

Negeen Restaurant, 801 W Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008

Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Negeen in Campbell, starting at 8:30pm
  • Negeen serves excellent Persian food
  • Read a review about it in the San Jose Mercury News!
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of Persian cuisine and Egyptian music & dance!
  • For information and reservations, please call Fatima at 408-866-6400

 
Thursday & Friday February 3rd & 4th, 2005. 7:30 pm
Hala dances at Cuccini, San Jose, CA
Cuccini Restaurant, 72 N Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110
Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Cuccini's in San Jose, starting at 7:30pm
  • Cuccini serves delicious Middle Eastern food.
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music & dance.
  • For more information or reservations, please call Nader at (408) 287-1737

 
Saturday January 22nd, 2005. 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Hala Dance Demo Class at Core Fitness Studio

Core Fitness Studio is located at 1070 Lincoln Ave, Willow Glen, San Jose, CA

Hala teaches a demo class at the Open House at Core Fitness Studio
  • All day Saturday from 8:00am to 4:00pm there will be classes in Yoga, Pilates, Ballet, Bosu and Dance.
  • Open to all! A donation of $15 for the whole day will go to the Red Cross to aid their efforts in helping the tsunami victims.
  • Please check in for class at 1062 Lincoln Avenue no later than 10 minutes before the start of class.
  • For reservations & more info, please call 408-286-9626, email info@corefitnesssanjose.com or visit www.corefitnesssanjose.com

 
Wednesdays January 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th, 2005. 7:00 pm
Hala teaches & dances at Cuccini, San Jose, CA
Cuccini Restaurant, 72 N Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110
Hala teaches & performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Cuccini's in San Jose, at 7:00pm
  • ONLY during the month of January 2005: complimentary dance class 6:00 - 6:45pm followed by Hala's performance.
  • Cuccini serves delicious Middle Eastern food.
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, exercise, music & dance.
  • For more information or reservations, please call Nader at (408) 287-1737
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday January 16th, 2005. 1:55 pm & 3:45 pm
Hala Dance performances at the World Arts West auditions for the 27th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

McKenna Theater at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco CA 94132

Hala & the Hala Dance Company audition to perform at the SF Ethnic Dance Festival
The auditions are open to the public. Over 115 dance companies are auditioning over 2 weekends.
  • Hala Dance Company performs at 1:55 pm then Hala will do a solo at 3:45 pm.
  • Admission Fee: $5 all day with in and out privileges (under 12 years of age free)
  • Your support through applause is encouraging for the dancers on stage.
  • Photographing or videotaping inside the theater is NOT allowed.
  • For more information, please visit the World Arts West website, email info@worldartswest or call (415) 474-3914
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday December 31st, 2004. 7:30 - 2005!!
Hala dances at Derdan's New Year's Eve Gala in Santa Clara

Mariani's Inn, 2500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA

Hala performs at Derdan's "Docek nove godine"
The Derdan Agency is hosting a spectacular "Docek nove godine" (New Year's Eve Gala) featuring:
  • The ONLY authentic Egyptian Belly Dance performance in town by Hala!!
  • Group "VEZ" and other surprises.
  • A delicious 3 course meal, music, dance, fun, surprises!!
  • Admission is $65 including dinner and table reservation. Entry only is $35. Open to the public.
  • Space is limited. Please make your reservations early to avoid disappointment.
  • For information and reservations, please call 408-248-1301 OR 408-243-3951 OR 408-802-6582

 
Thursdays December 16th, 23rd and 30th, 2004. 8:00 pm
Hala dances at Cuccini, San Jose, CA
Cuccini Restaurant, 72 N Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110
Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Cuccini's in San Jose, starting at 8:00pm
  • Cuccini serves delicious Middle Eastern food.
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music & dance.
  • For more information or reservations, please call Nader at (408) 287-1737

 
Thursday December 9th through Monday December 13th, 2004. 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Bethlehem Christmas Event in Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara First Baptist Church at 3111 Benton Street, Santa Clara, CA, 95051
Hala dances & acts at Bethlehem Christmas Event
  • Come join us on a journey to the Biblical city of Bethlehem. Hala performs a variation of her cane dance five times a night as part of the huge Bethlehem Christmas program. With a hundred costumed actors, exotic animals, drama, and full size sets that recreate the village of Bethlehem 2000 years ago.
  • FREE family event. Open to the public.
  • For more info, please visit Santa Clara First Baptist Church, or call (408)241-7635.

 
Saturday December 11th, 2004. 9:00 - 11:00 pm
Hala dances at Marrakech Holiday Party, San Francisco, CA
Marrakech Restaurant, 419 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Hala performs to live music at the Marrakech Holiday Party in San Francisco. Event hosted by Parri
  • Parri is hosting a holiday dance party at the Marrakech Restaurant in San Francisco.
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, live music & dance.
  • For more information please visit Parri's website, email Parri or call (415) 776-6717
 
Saturday December 4th, 2004. 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (doors open at 10:30am)
Karim Nagi & Hala teach "Rhythm 4 Dancers" workshop in Redwood City, CA
Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063
Karim Nagi, of Turbo Tabla teaches Segat & Dancer-Drummer Communication with Hala
  • Workshop: $35.00 in advance, $45 at the door.
  • Details and Reservations
  • Karim will be our guest on "Mezzas & Tapas"! KKUP (91.5FM) Middle Eastern music program on Dec 4th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday November 26th, 2004. 11:00 am- 2:00 pm
Middle Eastern live & recorded music on KKUP Cupertino

KKUP World Music Marathon, 91.5FM on your radio dial in South Bay (Mountain View to Monterey)

Hala interviews artists from the Middle East and hosts a live & recorded Middle Eastern music show to raise funds for listener supported radio station KKUP Cupertino.
KKUP Cupertino will be conducting their annual World Music Marathon over Thanksgiving weekend
  • Wednesday November 24th, 8:00 PM through Midnight Sunday November 28th, listen to 100 hours of live & recorded music from all over the world.
  • For schedule & more information, please visit KKUP Cupertino , email Lars or call 408-227-4640
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday November 19th, 2004. 9:00 pm
Hala dances at Giza Club Party in San Francisco, CA

Amina's studio, 829 Elizabeth St, San Francisco CA 94114

Hala performs at dance party following Jacques El Asmar's workshop
Jacques El Asmar teaching a dance workshop at Amina's studio on Friday Nov 19th, 7-9pm
  • Giza Cabaret potluck party immediately following Jacques's class
  • Jacques al Asmar's workshop fees: $25 in advance (send checks to Aswan Dancers 829 Elizabeth St. San Francisco, CA 94114) or $30 at door
  • Jacques will be teaching new choreographies with new music
  • For more information, please visit http://www.aswandancers.org, email Amina or call (415) 282-7910
Thurs Nov 11th, Sat Nov 13th & Thursday November 18th, 2004. 8:00 pm
Hala dances at Cuccini, San Jose, CA
Cuccini Restaurant, 72 N Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110
Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Cuccini's in San Jose to live music
  • Cuccini serves delicious Middle Eastern food.
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music & dance.
  • For more information or reservations, please call Violet at (408) 287-1737

 
Sunday November 14th, 2004. 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Ghawazee Holiday Dance Festival, Hayward, CA
Centennial Hall, 22292 Foothill Blvd. (at City Center Dr), Hayward CA
Hala performs at Ghawazee's annual Dance Festival at 1:30pm. Event hosted by Alexandria and Ghawazee.com
  • Enjoy a fun day of Belly Dance & shopping. International market featuring arts, crafts, dance, costumes, jewelry, comic books and gifts of all kinds. Live music & dance all day.
  • Admission: $12/adult, $5/child under 12
  • For more information please visit Ghawazee.com, email Alexandria or call (510)548-4260 or (415) 332-4113
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday November 5th, 2004. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala dances at MECDA Belly Dance Pizza Party in San Jose

Straw Hat Pizza, 1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA

Hala performs at MECDA Pizza Party with many other dancers from all over the bay area
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Music & Dance Association) presents:
  • Belly Dance performances by dancers and teachers from all over the bay area
  • For more information, please visit bay area MECDA website, email Yolanda or call (650) 365-1066 #2
Thursday November 4th, 2004. 8:00 pm
Hala dances at Cuccini, San Jose, CA
Cuccini Restaurant, 72 N Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110
Hala performs Egyptian Oriental dance at Cuccini's in San Jose, 2 shows starting at 8:00pm
  • Cuccini serves delicious Middle Eastern food. Hala's show is followed by live Arabic singing!
  • Come join us for a fabulous evening of fine Middle Eastern cuisine, music & dance.
  • For more information or reservations, please call Violet at (408) 287-1737

 
Friday October 22nd, 2004. 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Stanford University Escondido Village Graduate Community Celebration
Stanford University's Graduate Community Center

Click here for map and directions

Hala's dance class 9:00-10:00pm, open floor social dancing 10:00 - 11:00pm

 
Wednesday October 20th, 2004. 11:00am - noon
Palestinian Cultural Day at College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA
College of San Mateo at 1700 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at the College of San Mateo.
  • Students for Justice in Palestine Proudly Present: PALESTINIAN CULTURAL DAY on Wednesday, October 20th, 9 AM -1 PM
  • LIVE ARABIC MUSIC, TRADITIONAL DANCE, AUTHENTIC MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD
  • No entrance fee. Open to the public.
 
Saturday October 2nd, 2004. 6:00 - 11:45 pm
Hala Dance Company performing at the Arab American Cultural Center (AACC) of Silicon Valley Annual Banquet
Santa Clara Marriott Hotel - Grand Ball Room. 2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054

An evening of celebrating Arabic culture hosted by the AACC of Silicon Valley.
  • Tickets (per person): $55 for members, $65 for non-members, and $75 at the door
  • Program includes Palestinian Performers, Arab Artists Work, Live Music & Dancing and more.
  • Complete Dinner Menu, including Salad, a Choice of Entree (halal Chicken, Salmon, or Vegetarian), followed by Deserts - Soda, Tea & Coffee will be served
  • For more information and reservations, please contact AACC:
    By Phone: 408-279-2722
    By Mail: 416 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110
    By E-mail: arabcenter_sj@sbcglobal.net

 
Saturday October 2nd, 2004. 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hala Dance Demo Class at Core Fitness Studio

Core Fitness Studio is located at 1062 & 1070 Lincoln Ave, Willow Glen, San Jose, CA

Hala teaches a demo class at the Open House at Core Fitness Studio
  • All day Saturday from 8:00am to 3:00pm there will be free classes in Yoga, Pilates, Ballet, Bosu and Dance.
  • FREE event. Open to all!
  • Please check in for class at 1062 Lincoln Avenue no later than 10 minutes before the start of class.
  • For reservations & more info, please call 408-286-9626, email info@corefitnesssanjose.com or visit www.corefitnesssanjose.com

 
Wednesday September 22nd, 2004. 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Hala teaches & performs at Stanford University Orientation 2004

A very special performance with the International Peace Belt!!

Stanford University's Bechtel International Center
(corner of Mayfield and Lomita Drive on the Stanford Campus)

Click here for map and directions

Middle Eastern Belly Dance Workshop and Show! Open to ALL!!
  • Demo Dance class: 7:00 - 8:00pm. Hala Dance Performance: 8:00 - 8:30pm
  • Hala will dance with the International Peace Belt that has been traveling the globe to promote world peace!!
  • Part of a week-long orientation activities for International graduate students and their families at Stanford's Bechtel's International Center.
  • FREE EVENT, Open to all!
  • For details, please visit Stanford Orientation 2004

 
Tuesday September 21st, 2004. 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hala Dance Demo Class at the "Fall Cardio Festival" at the Decathlon Club

Santa Clara Decathlon Club is located at 3250 Central Expressway in Santa Clara, CA 95051

Hala will teach a demo class at the Decathlon Club in Santa Clara, CA as part of the "Fall Cadio Festival"
  • Decathlon's "Fall Cardio Festival" gives you the opportunity to try out new classes, enjoy great workouts, and raise money to make strides against breast cancer.
  • The 4-week Cardio Festival features speciality classes, a fashion show and a sticker contest.
  • For reservations & more info, please call 408-331-2932 or email Michele Mandell

 
Sunday September 19th, 2004. 11:00 am
Belmont Arts & Wine Festival
Twin Pines Park, 1219 Ralston Avenue, Belmont, CA
Hala performs Egyptian Oriental style dance in Belmont
  • Hala dances to Egyptian music as part of Nadiyah's group showcasing Belly Dance at the Belmont Arts & Wine Festival.
  • The festival runs for 2 days Saturday Sept 18th: 10am - 6:00pm and Sunday Sept 19th: 10:00am - 5:00pm. Hala's performance is on Sunday Sept 19th: 11:00 - 11:30am
  • Free event. Open to the public.
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday September 18th, 2004. 11:09am
Desert Dance Festival
San Jose Civic Auditorium, 135 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA
Hala Dance Company performing at 11:09 am at the Desert Dance Festival in San Jose, CA
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday & Saturday September 10th & 11th, 2004
Hala performs & teaches in Monterey, CA

Performance: Kalisa's La Ida Cafe, 851 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 - 9:00 pm
Workshop: 33 Park Ave, Monterey, CA 93940 - 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Hala performs and teaches Egyptian Folkloric and Oriental Dance at 33 Park Ave in Monterey
Janette presents Egyptian dance show and workshop, featuring Hala
  • Dance show at Kalisa's La Ida Cafe on Friday Sept 10th at 9:00pm. Cover charge: $5.
  • Workshop with Hala on Sat Sept 11th at 33 Park Ave Dance Studio in Monterey. 1:00 - 3:00pm.
  • Workshop fees: $25.
  • For more information, please call Janette Brenner at (831) 384-4141or email Janette
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Friday & Saturday August 27th & 28th, 2004
Hala judges & performs @ MEDINA in St. Louis, Missouri

Maryland Heights Centre at 2344 McKelvey Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Hala judges & dances at Desert Moon Dance MEDINA event featuring Hadia
Arleah presents MEDINA (Middle Eastern Dance In North America) Aug. 27 - 29, 2004, featuring Hadia

 
Saturday August 7th and Sunday August 8th, 2004 Mahmoud Reda workshop and show : information and schedule
Farida Fahmy Workshop
Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Master dancer and instructor Farida Fahmy will teach a 2-day dance workshop in the San Francisco bay area. Come learn the feeling and different styles of Egyptian dance from the star dancer of 25 years of the Reda folkloric troupe of Cairo, Egypt. We are very fortunate to have such a dance legend come to us from Egypt. This is her only stop in the Western United States as part of her 2004 teaching tour that includes Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Michigan and New York.

 
The Way We Dance show information and schedule Saturday August 7th , 2004, 7:00 - 9:30pm
The Way We Dance
Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

An Oriental Dance show following Farida Fahmy workshop with BellyDance Superstar Dondi, authentic Nour, beautiful Salawa and many more headlining the event. This show promises to be an astounding success. A must-see for all Middle Eastern Dance lovers!


 
Sunday July 25th, 2004. 7:30pm
Rakkasah "Summer Caravan" 2004
Scottish Rite Center at 1547 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA
Hala Dance Company will close the show on Sunday concluding the Summer Caravan for 2004.
 
Dance Tour to Egypt June 24th - July 8th, 2004
Hala Dance Tour in Egypt

Attending Raqia Hassan's "Ahlan wa Sahlan 2004", touring Cairo & Sharm L Sheikh

Hala leads this annual trip for dancers and musicians who wish to study Arabic music and dance in their own home. Details
 

 
Saturday & Sunday June 12th & 13th, 2004. 2:00pm & 8:00pm
26th Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, San Francisco, CA
Palace of Fine Arts Theater at 3301 Lyon St (Lyon @ Francisco), San Francisco, CA 94123
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at 3 shows on the first weekend of the 26th annual Ethnic Dance Festival in San Francisco.
  • Show times are: Saturday June 12th at 2:00pm and 8:00pm and Sunday June 13th at 2:00pm.
  • Ethnic dances from all over the world. 14 dance companies were selected out of 116 auditioning in January 2004
  • More info at http://www.worldartswest.org

 
Friday May 21st, 2004. 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Stanford University International Week Celebration
Stanford University's Bechtel International Center Assembly room
(corner of Mayfield and Lomita Drive on the Stanford Campus)

Click here for map and directions

Hala teaches a FREE dance workshop 5:00 - 6:00pm followed by live performance
  • MIDDLE EASTERN LIVE MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCE by Matt’s band and Hala (Dance Workshop from 5-6 All are welcome!).
  • Come experience the magic of Middle Eastern Live music & dance, including a dance workshop from 5-6pm. The class is open to all genders, ages, body types and flexibility levels. Bring a hip wrap or a large scarf.
  • After the class, Hala will do a live performance with Matt's band. Matt is oud player and Stanford grad student. He has been playing for 6 years, and his teachers include Suleyman Feldthouse, Ali Sinan Erdemsel, Haig Manoukian, and Nasser Musa.
  • During the Intermission, Middle Eastern snacks and drinks will be served
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday May 15th, 2004. 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Hala teaches & performs @ 12th Annual Homeless Benefit Show in Sacramento, CA

Star of India Restaurant, 8121 Madison Ave. (& Fair Oaks), Sacramento CA

Hala teaches a dance workshop then performs at Jodette & Nour El Amar Homeless Benefit Show
Jodette & Nour El Amar Present the 12th Annual Homeless Benefit Show "Feed the Hungry" and the "Queen of the Nile" Contest workshop & show
  • Workshop: Doors open at 10:00am. Beginners: $25, Advanced: $50. Lunch is $5
  • Show: Doors open at 6:00pm. Cover: $10, Dinner: $10, not including beverages & tips
  • Don't miss this great opportunity to study with the authentics. Show will feature authentic dances by Hala, Jacques El Asmar, Nour El Amar, Najwa Salem and Jodette's troupe
  • For more information, please visit http://www.Jodette.com, email Jodette or call Jodette at (916) 447-3793. For Host of India restaurant, please call (916)967-1550

 
Saturday May 8th, 2004. noon - 5:00pm
Stanford University International Festival
Stanford University's Bechtel International Center
(corner of Mayfield and Lomita Drive on the Stanford Campus)

Click here for map and directions

Hala Dance Company performing a variety of Egyptian Folkloric dances at 1:15pm

 
Friday May 7th, 2004. 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Hala Dance Company performance @ BellyDance Star Search
The Edge Night Club, 260 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 93304 Tel: 650-321-6464
Miles Copeland & the BellyDanceSuperStars hosting a "Star Search" in Palo Alto.
  • Hala Dance performance at 8:30pm
  • The evening also features a Star Performance following the competition: Sonia and master percussionist Issam Houshan fresh off the 58-city Bellydance Superstars tour.
  • Guest admission: $15/person
  • To register as a contestant or to purchase tickets in advance, contact Kathy Neville: call @ 650-960-2400 x100 or email hr@wpma.tv. You may also call Lana in Miles' office at 323-512-4080

 
Sunday May 2nd, 2004. 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Faten Salama Workshop & Show, San Jose & Milpitas, CA
Faten Salama Workshop & Dance Show
Hala Dance Company is proud to celebrate National Dance Week by hosting this exceptional event
  • Faten Salama teaches a 5-hr Egyptian dance workshop from 12:00 - 5:00pm in San Jose at Core Fitness Studio at 1070 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125.
  • Dance show to follow the workshop at Rings Club at Sheraton, 1811 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035
  • Exceptional performances by star dancers and dance teachers from all over the bay area including Dhyanis, Yolanda, Lu'Lu', Anaestasia & Phaedra, Catarina, Debbie, the Hala Dance Company and more. The evening will be crowned by Faten Salama's headline performance.
  • For details, to register and purchase tickets, please contact us!
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday May 1st, 2004. 6:00 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm)
Berkeley African Students Association 12th Annual Spring
Festival, Berkeley, CA

UC Berkeley. International House, Chevron Auditorium at 2299 Piedmont Avenue (corner of Bancroft) Berkeley, CA 94720-2320

Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at UC Berkeley
  • Berkeley African Students Association (BASA) is proud to celebrate its 12th Annual Spring Festival with food, dance, music and lots of fun!!
  • Admission: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Children: $7. To purchase tickets, please call (510)286-7984.
  • All ticket prices include food after the show, and an after party for those
    interested
  • For directions or to reach the front desk of the International house, please call (510) 642-9490

 
Thursday April 29th, 2004. 12:00 noon
Palestinian Cultural Day at College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA
College of San Mateo at 1700 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian dance at the College of San Mateo. The event will be outdoors near the fountains, infront of the library.
  • Students for Justice in Palestine Proudly Present: PALESTINIAN CULTURAL DAY on Thursday, APRIL 29th, 10-2 PM
  • LIVE ARABIC MUSIC, TRADITIONAL DANCERS, AUTHENTIC MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD
  • No entrance fee. Open to the public.
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday April 25th, 2004. 7:00 pm
Hala dances at Salamat Sunday in San Francisco

Tropi Gala dance club, 358 Ocean Ave. (near San Jose Ave), San Francisco CA

Hala performs at Salamat Sunday to live Arabic music
Salamat Sunday is a monthly Arabic music and dance party
  • Open Stage performances every last Sunday of the month with a superb belly dance show, and dance to the exciting fun music of DJ Raffy and The Arabian Knights Band.
  • Admission Fee: 21 and over - $10.00 cover.
  • For more information, please visit http://www.aswandancers.org, email Amina or call (415) 282-7910

 
Saturday April 24th, 2004. 12:00 noon Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule
People's Choice Award at Menara Restaurant in San Jose, CA
Menara Moroccan Restaurant at 41 Gish Road, San Jose, CA
Hala Dance Company competes at the People's Choice Award contest
  • This will be the 7th annual Peoples Choice Awards. The Peoples Choice is a Luncheon Show and Belly Dance competition hosted by Karri Duke
  • Luncheon will be served at Menara Moroccan Restaurantat 12:00 noon. No Host Cocktails. The fee for Luncheon is $25.00
  • There will be No Walk-ins. Mail check or money order to Karri: P.O. box 1055 Tres Pinos, CA 95075
  • For more information call (408) 848-7722, or email Karri
 
Tuesday April 13th, 2004. 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm

Hala Dance Company celebrating Middle Eastern Heritage at San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College

San Jose City College: 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. It is located at the Corner of Bascom Ave. and HW 280.

Evergreen Valley College: 3095 Yerba Buena Road • San Jose, CA 95135

San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College celebrate MIDDLE EASTERN HERITAGE MONTH starting April 13th, 2004. INSTRUCTORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR CLASSES

Hala Dance Troupe present Egyptian Dance at 12:00 p.m. in the cafeteria at SJCC then at 1:00pm at Evergreen Valley College at Gullo Student Center, first floor.

Events are free and open to the public. ALL ARE WELCOME. For more information and the full program:

 

 
Sunday March 21st, 2004. 4:10 pm and 5:30 pm
Rakkasah West 2004
Richmond Memorial Auditorium at 27th & Nevin, Richmond, CA
Hala Dance Company performs on the Cabaret Stage at 4:10pm Then Hala performs a solo to live music with Tahneed at 5:30pm
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday February 29th, 2004. 7:00 pm
Hala dances at Salamat Sunday in San Francisco

Tropi Gala dance club, 358 Ocean Ave. (near San Jose Ave), San Francisco CA

Hala performs at Salamat Sunday to live Arabic music
Salamat Sunday is a monthly Arabic music and dance party
  • Open Stage performances every last Sunday of the month with a superb belly dance show, and dance to the exciting fun music of DJ Raffy and The Arabian Knights Band.
  • Admission Fee: 21 and over - $10.00 cover.
  • For more information, please visit http://www.aswandancers.org, email Amina or call (415) 282-7910

 
Saturday February 21st, 2004. 6:00pm
Rhythm of Light Fund Raiser in Hayward, CA
Chabot College Performing Arts Center at 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA
Hala Dance Company presents Egyptian folkloric dance as part of the fund raiser organized by Sankara Eye Foundation to benefit visually impaired Indian people.
  • All Show Proceeds benefit Focus-AP project
  • This extravaganza kicks-off with Hindi music performances by the finest Bay Area artists and reaches a crescendo with the enthralling dance performances like Bollywood, Bhangra, Egyptian Folkloric, Flamenco, Indo-Western Fusion, Salsa and more, by the immensely talented artists of various cultural origins.
  • Admission: General - $20, Preferred - $25, VIPs - $100 (10% discount on Preferred and General category tickets, if purchased before Jan 20th, 2004)
  • Online ticket sales at www.Sulekha.com
  • To buy tickets through phone / email please contact Snehal / Praful at
    408-247-9611 or write to snehpraful@sbcglobal.net
  • More info at http://www.giftofvision.org/events/2004/RhythmOfLight.htm.

 
Sunday January 25th, 2004. 7:00pm
Dance show with Jillina, San Francisco, CA
Tropi Gala dance club, 358 Ocean Ave. (near San Jose Ave), San Francisco CA
Hala performs at the evening show of Jillina's workshop in San Francisco. Event hosted by Amina and the Aswan Dancers
  • Jillina teaches a 4 hour workshop 1-5:30pm at Dance Mission 24th and Mission in San Francisco. She then performs in a show at 7pm at Tropigala with other Bay Area star dancers.
  • Prices: Payment postmarked by Jan. 17, 2004: $50 for workshop or $57 for workshop and show. You may buy additional show tickets for $10 each when you buy a $57 workshop/show package. Workshop at door is $60. Show tickets without workshop is $12 advance and $15 at door.
  • For more information please visit http://www.aswandancers.org, email Amina or call (415) 282-7910
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday January 17th, 2004. 12:40 pm & 2:15 pm
Hala Dance performances at the World Arts West auditions for the 26th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

McKenna Theater at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco CA 94132

Hala & the Hala Dance Company audition to perform at the SF Ethnic Dance Festival
The auditions are open to the public. Over 115 dance companies are auditioning over 2 weekends.
  • Hala Dance Company is performing at 12:40 pm then Hala will do a solo at 2:15 pm.
  • Admission Fee: $5 all day with in and out privileges (under 12 years of age free)
  • Your support through applause is encouraging for the dancers on stage.
  • Photographing or videotaping inside the theater is NOT allowed.
  • For more information, please visit the World Arts West website, email info@worldartswest or call (415) 474-3914

 
Saturday January 10th, 2004. 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hala Dance Class & Performance at Core Fitness Studio

Core Fitness Studio is located at 1062 & 1070 Lincoln Ave, Willow Glen, San Jose, CA

Hala will teach a class then give a demo performance at the Open House & Wellness Fair at Core Fitness
  • All day Saturday from 8:00am to 4:00pm there will be free classes in Yoga, Pilates, Ballet, Bosu and Dance.
  • Featured Wellness Speakers: Pre-natal yoga with Divya, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Team in Training, Guided meditation with Ali Sharifi of The Sage Within
  • Please check in for class at 1062 Lincoln Avenue no later than 10 minutes before the start of class.
  • For reservations & more info, please call 408-286-9626, email info@corefitnesssanjose.com or visit www.corefitnesssanjose.com
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday December 7th, 2003. 7:00pm
Hala Dance performance at GAMAL Dance Academy Awards of Middle Eastern Dance, San Francisco, CA

Tropi Gala dance club, 358 Ocean Ave. (near San Jose Ave), San Francisco CA

Hala Dance Company performs at this annual event of the Giza Club
The Giza Academy of Middle Eastern Dance videos will be honoring the winners of the 7th annual video festival at TropiGala. The festival will feature:
  • Excerpts from the winning videos by way of large screen video projection.
  • Incomparable performances by The Aswan Dancers, Jacques al Asmar, Hala & the Hala Dance Company, Latifa, Ma*Shuqa and Yolanda.
  • The Arabian Knights Band, DJ Raffy and vocalist Fadi Hanani
  • Admission for this special event is only $10 (Giza members please contact Amina directly for info on Giza discount)
  • For more information, please email Amina or call (415) 282-7910
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday November 9th, 2003. 7:30pm
Hala dances at Zawaya's Fundraiser for Mimi Spencer, San Mateo, CA

College Heights Church 1150 West Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo CA 94403

Hala performs to live Egyptian music with Saed Muhssin, Devi Ja and Vince Delgado
  • ASWAT, the Arabic choir sponsored by Zawaya, is holding a fundraising event for Mimi Spencer - ASWAT's qanoon player - Mimi is suffering from lung cancer.
  • Arabic singing and music, dancing by Hala
  • Suggested donation: $15
  • For more information, email info@zawaya.org or call 650-341-3697

 
Saturday November 8th, 2003. 8:00pm - 11:00pm
4th Annual Performance Panoply at the Jon Sims Center For The Arts

Jon Sims Center at 1519 Mission St. (Between Sth Van Ness & 11th)
San Francisco, CA 94103-2512

Hala Dance Company performance at the Benefit event for the Jon Sims Center
  • The event features Hala Dance, Juba Kamakla, Elizabeth Stark, Meliza Banales, the SF Buffoons, Carolyn Ryder Coolie & Friends, Bint el Nas, Charlie Anders & more
  • Tag-Team Performance in 2 studios
  • Yummy food & a variety of drinks included
  • Tickets are $10 (working artists & students), $20-$40 (reliable income) - no one turned away for lack of funds.
  • For reservations & more info, please call 415-554-0402 or visit www.jonsimsctr.org

 
Wednesday October 29th, 2003. 8:00pm - 2:00am
BELLYLICIOUS at Club Cocomo

Club Cocomo at 650 Indiana St. in San Francisco, CA
Hala taught a dance class from 8:00 - 9:00pm followed by Hala Dance Company performance then OPEN FLOOR Dancing to DJ Raffy music.
  • Belly dance class (8:00 - 9:00pm)
  • Hala Dance Performance (9:30pm)
  • DJ Raffy - Arabic and international mixes
  • Mazza and hooka smoking available all night long
  • 8-11PM (18 & UP), 11PM-2AM (21 & UP)
  • Entrance fee for the whole evening $10
  • For more details, please call 415-970-0877, email Sheekimage@yahoo.com
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Sunday October 26th, 2003. 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm)
Hala at Menara Morrocan Restaurant in San Jose, CA
Menara Moroccan Restaurant
41 E. Gish at First St.
San Jose, Ca. 95112
Hala performed to live Egyptian music with Reda Darwish, Fouad Marzouk and Nazir Latouf
  • Dinner and show $35.00 per seating (Gratuities not included) ~ La Dinner Menara includes: Moroccan salad, B'stilla, Chicken with Lemon, Lamb with Honey, Vegetable Cous Cous, Dessert with Mint Tea ~ Vegetarian Dinner available upon request
  • Many top dancers from the Bay Area will be starring at this exciting show for more information email Parri or visit: Parri's website
  • Reservations are a must: (408) 453-1983
  • Details and Reservations

 
Saturday September 27th, 2003. 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Badia'a Workshop in Dallas Texas
Best Western Hotel at 13333 N Stemmons Fwy (I-35) in Dallas, TX
Hala performed folkloric and modern Egyptian dance at Badia'a's retirement workshop in Dallas, TX. Hosted by Tambra
  • For more details, please call 972-242-2487
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday September 20th, 2003. 7:50pm
Desert Dance Festival
San Jose
Hala Dance Company will be performing at 7:50pm at the Desert Dance Festival in San Jose, California.
 
Wednesday, September 17th, 2003. 7:00 pm
Welcome Orientation at Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Hala Dance Company will be performing Folkloric Egyptian dances at 7:00 pm on the back patio of Bechtel International Center at Stanford University.
  • Free admission. Open to all.
  • For more info, please call 650-497-3326
  • Directions & map: Stanford University's Bechtel International Center
  • The event is part of the welcome events organized to welcome new grad students, postdocs, scholars and their families. There will be an "International deli cafe" set up on the patio at 6pm selling snacks, mostly pastries and drinks etc.

    Afterwards, there will be a talk starting at 7:30 on the 'US media and its perpective on world events' in the assembly room. Everyone is also welcome to attend.

 
Sunday September 14th, 2003. 10:00am - 7:00pm
9th annual Arab Cultural Festival
San Francisco County Fair Building at Golden Gate Park at 9th Ave and Lincoln in San Francisco, CA
Hala Dance Company will present Folkloric and Modern Egyptian dance at the Arab Cultural Festival in San Francisco. There will also be Middle Eastern food, arts and crafts, children games and traditional fashions.
 
Saturday, August 16th, 2003. 1:30 pm and 3:00pm
10th annual Middle Eastern Festival in Orinda, CA
Orinda, CA
Hala Dance Company will be performing Folkloric Egyptian dances at 1:30 pm and at 3:00 pm at the Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church at 433 Moraga Way, Orinda
  • Festival admission. Adults $3.00; Children under 12 free
  • For more info, please call 925-258-4255 or visit www.stjohnorinda.org
  • Directions: Orinda exit from Hwy 24. East on Moraga Way (towards Moraga) 2 miles to Festival grounds - on left, just past Glorietta Blvd. Ample parking on site & at Methodist Church next door
  • Fabulous Foods, Live Entertainment, Folk Dancing, Exhibits, Bazaar, Crafts, Door Prizes, Astro Jump & Fun games for children of all ages
  • Sat 10am - 8pm AND Sun 11:00am - 7:00pm

 
Sunday July 27th, 2003. 4:50pm
Rakkasah "Summer Caravan" 2003
Scottish Rite Center at 1547 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA
Hala will dance to live music by Vince Delgado & Monday Nite Rababa Ensemble at 4:50pm
 
Saturday, May 31st, 2003 - 7:00pm
San Francisco's Arab Cultural Center 30th Anniversary party
The Westin Hotel, Old Bayshore Highway, Millbrae, CA
Hala Dance Company will perform at the Arab Cultural Center party in San Francisco, CA. Time TBD

 
Thursday May 29th, 2003. 12:00noon - 1:00pm
Redwood Middle School in Saratoga
Saratoga, CA
Hala Dance Company will be presenting Egyptian folkloric dance as part of the Middle School Culture day.
  • Details forthcoming...
 
Monday, May 26th, 2003. 10:00 am - 4:00pm
6th annual MultiCultural Festival in San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
Hala Dance Company will be performing Folkloric Egyptian dances at 1:00 pm at San Jose History Park @ Kelly Park: 1650 Senter Road, San Jose, CA
  • Free admission. $5 Parking fee
  • For more info, please call 408-521-5110 or visit www.rfcommunity.org and select "Festival"
 
Monday April 28th, 2003. 7:30 pm - 9:00pm
Hala Dance Company performing at the "Arab Cultural Night" at Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University located at 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053. The event will be held at the Music & Dance Hall theatre at the corner of Franklin St & Lafayette St in Santa Clara
Arab Cultural Night is sponsored by the Arab Cultural Society of Santa Clara University.
This cultural show will display the many beautiful aspects of the Arabic culture. There will be a fashion show, poetry readings, dance and musical performances.
  • Admission Fee: $5 for SCU students, faculty, staff, $7 otherwise
  • For more information, please email: Vivian Khoury or call (408) 551-1752
  • For a map, please Click here

 
Sunday April 27th, 2003. 12:00noon - 5:00pm
Hala Dance Company performing at Global Village at Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053. The event will be held outside, on the lawn, in the center of the campus
Started by the Santa Clara University Multicultural Center in 1995, Global Village brings together the diverse Santa Clara University community. There are a number of activities offered. Booths, selling various ethnic foods and crafts, are set up by the various SCU clubs and independent vendors. Performances are also put on by SCU clubs and independent ethnic performers in the Santa Clara Valley.
  • Event is FREE and open to the public
  • For more information, please contact:
    Multicultural Center, Santa Clara University at (408) 554-4926
  • For a map, please Click here
 
Friday April 25th, 2003. 7:30am - 9:00pm
Hala Dance Company performing at "My Africa" culture night at Stanford
Stanford University, Rickers Dining Hall by Governors corner on Santa Teresa
An evening of art, music, theater, dance, good times and good people. Refreshments will be provided. Event sponsored by Stanford African Students' Association (SASA) as part of Africa Week starting on April 20th and celebrating the cultures of many African countries. The event is free and open to the public. for more information, please contact


 
Tuesday April 1st, 2003. 11:45am - 1:00pm
Hala Dance Company opening "Honoring Middle Eastern Heritage" at San Jose City College
San Jose City College is located at 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose CA, 95128. It is located at the Corner of Bascom Ave. and HW 280. Performance will be in the center of the campus (the Quad) near the Admissions Office, the Cafeteria and the Conference Hall.
Event is free and open to the public. For more information and the full program:
 

 
Friday February 21st, 2003. 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Stanford University International Gala
Stanford University - Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center
Hala Dance Company presented "Bent el Balad" show: a variety of Egyptian Folkloric dances.
 
Saturday, October 12th, 2002
5th annual MultiCultural Festival in San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
Hala Dance Company performed Folkloric Egyptian dances at 11:00 am at San Jose History Park @ Kelly Park: 1650 Senter Road, San Jose, CA
  • Free admission. $5 Parking fee
  • For more info, please call 408-521-5110 or visit www.rfcommunity.org and select "Festival"

 
Sunday October 13th, 2002. 10:00am - 8:00pm
8th annual Arab Cultural Festival
San Francisco County Fair Building at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA
Hala danced in 2 performances from the Middle East:
Folkloric Egyptian dances by the Hala Dance Company and
Dabke dances from Palestine and Lebanon by the Aseel Dance Troupe.
 
Desert Dance Festival 2002 : information and schedule Saturday September 21st and Sunday September 22nd, 2002
Desert Dance Festival
San Jose
Hala Dance Company performed two dances at the Extravaganza Show at the Desert Dance Festival in San Jose, California.

 
Saturday July 27th and Sunday July 28th, 2002 Mahmoud Reda workshop and show : information and schedule
Mahmoud Reda Workshop
San Francisco bay area

Master dancer and instructor Mahmoud Reda taught a 2-day dance workshop in the San Francisco bay area. Come learn the feeling of Oriental dance from the master choreographer of the Reda folkloric troupe of Cairo, Egypt. We were very fortunate to have such a dance legend come to us from Egypt. This was his only stop in the Western United States as part of his 2002 teaching tour that includes Texas, Ohio and North Carolina.

 
A Celebration of Egyptian Dance show information and schedule Saturday July 27th , 2002
A Celebration of Egyptian Dance
San Francisco bay area

An Oriental Dance show following the Mahmoud Reda workshop with Samraa al Nil, Badia'a headlining the event. This was an astounding success and highly praised by Mr. Reda himself.


 
Sunday July 21st,2002
Hala's Workshop
Sacramento, CA

Celebrating Jodette's birthday

Hala's 3-hour dance workshop in Sacramento, CA was a great success. Students learnt a beautiful Egyptian cane dance. This event was in celebration of Jodette's birthday. To contact Jodette, please email ZainJordan@aol.com or call 916-447-3793