Let's Dance - Prague International Festival - Festival Master Teachers

 Jillina (USA),  Lubna Emam (Egypt),  Osama Emam (Egypt),  Amparo Núñez (Chille)


Jillina

USA

Jillina is back in Prague for the third time! As Artistic Director and main choreographer for the Bellydance Super Stars and Desert Roses, audiences admire Jillina for her artistic interpretations, and her understanding of the culture. Her talents have taken her around the world to Japan, Argentina, U.K., Europe, Taiwan, Brazil, Monaco, Canada, Germany, Paris, Ireland and Egypt, gaining her recognition by the dance community worldwide. Through her years of professional and teaching experience, Jillina has mastered the art of dance instruction to artists of all levels. As a master instructor, she upholds the integrity and tradition as well as engraving in it her style. Jillina choreographed and directed the Bellydance Super Stars and Desert Roses concert at the world famous "Follies Bergere" in Paris, and as it was a huge success, she returned there in the fall of 2005. Recently, Jillina returned from a successful three month run in Monte Carlo with the Bellydance Super Stars and Desert Roses at the famous "Monte Carlo Casino", as well as numerous workshops completely sold out as well as concerts held throughout Europe.

25. 7. Fri 14:00 - 17:00 WS Shaabi More information and registration
26. 7. Sat 12:30 - 15:30 WS Percussive precision More information and registration
27. 7. Sun 11:00 - 14:00 WS Oriental fusion More information and registration
  20:00 - 22:00 Performance Gala show of stars

Lubna Emam

Cairo, Egypt

Lubna Emam - one of the most sought after oriental dance teachers, Lubna is often called "Madame High Voltage" for her enery and powerful way of dancing. She started dancing early as a child with the accalaimed Egyptian National Folkloric Groupe, Kaomeya Troupe. She danced and travelled around the world with the troupe. For 18 years, Lubna acted as the dancer and choreographer for one of the Egyptian dance legends, Madame Nagwa Fouad. For the past several years Lubna is one of the most distinguished oriental dance instructors in the international festivals, among others Nile Group in Cairo, Bellydance Festival in Stockholm, etc. Lubna will be teaching for the first time in the Let´s Dance Festival in Prague. Among others, she will teach Classical oriental dance in the style of the golden age of this dance. She will also teach the Cairo style of Melaya Lay and one of her speciality - the baladi dance.

26. 7. Sat 16:00 - 20:00 WS Melaya laf - Cairo style More information and registration
27. 7. Sun 10:00 - 14:00 WS Classical oriental dance More information and registration
  20:00 - 22:00 Performance Gala show of stars
28. 7. Mon 18:00 - 21:00 WS Baladi More information and registration

Osama Emam

Cairo, Egypt

Osama Emam is back in Prague on popular demand! :) Osama is originally from Cairo, where he also works as a choreograf, teacher and manager of the Egyptian State Folkloric group, Kaomeya Troupe. Osama has over 35 years of experience in performing and teaching in many countries, such as USA, France, Germany, Korea, China, Great Britain, etc. For the past several years he is one of the main teachers in the Nile Group Festival in Cairo, Bellydance Festival in Stockholm. This charismatic dancer and inspirational teacher is coming to the Let´s Dance festival for the second time. He will bring several Egyptian dance "treasures": the bouncy and happy Nubian dance, the upbeat dance of Egyptian countryside, Fellahin, the temperamental baladi-ghawazy to the famous tune of queen of Baladi, Fatme Serhan, and the cheeky Iskandarani.

24. 7. Thu 18:00 - 20:00 WS Modern Raks Sharki More information and registration
25. 7. Fri 18:00 - 20:30 WS Nubian Dance More information and registration
26. 7. Sat 10:00 - 13:00 WS Baladi/ghawazy (Fatme Serhan) More information and registration
27. 7. Sun 15:00 - 18:00 WS Iskandarani More information and registration
  20:00 - 22:00 Performance Gala show of stars

Amparo Núñez

Chille

Amparo Núñez comes from Chille. She performs and she gives lessons and workshops in many countries round the world. She studied flamenco in Chille, USA, Mexiko, Argentina and Spain. In Spain she got her education among others from Mari Magdalena, Hennri Burgas and Maximo Hita. Amparo found a group called Peňa Flamenca, where she performs. Her dance is very suggestive and explosive. She handles the technique "zapateado" and plays knackers/castanets very well. You will find her workshops very inspiring. Amparo has a special gift not only to inspire you but she will show you how to improve your dance as well and among others she will wake the desire to "go on" in you.

26. 7. Sat 13:00 - 16:00 WS Rumba, Tango, Sevillana More information and registration
  17:00 - 20:00 WS Alegria, Sevillana a Fandango More information and registration
27. 7. Sun 13:00 - 16:00 WS Rumba, Tango, Sevillana More information and registration
  20:00 - 22:00 Performance Gala show of stars