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TZ Let's Dance 2008_03_19

World-known dance teachers and stars are coming for Let's Dance Prague International Festival 2008

Let's Dance Festival 2008 will be held in Prague during the last weekend in July. The festival which will take place for the 4th time will offer richer and even more attractive program. Four internationally acclaimed dancers and dance instructors have confirmed thein participation in the festival. Orienta- dance lovers can look forward to seeing and experiencing the real oriental flair from one of the most sought after oriental teachers from Cairo Madame Lubna Emam and her younger brother Osama Emam, the director and trainer of the Egyptian State Folkloric Group, Kaomeya Troupe. Jillina, one of the biggest oriental stars from the USA will be returning to the festival for the third time. Flamenco dancer and instructor, Amparo Nunez from Chile, will be also returning to Prague to teach and perform.

Let's Dance 2008 Prague International Festival will take place in the center of Prague from July 24 until July 28, 2008. Aside from various dance workshops with international and local dance teachers, the festival will offer several new events. On Friday, July 25 prefessional dancers of hip hop, salsa, samba, flamenco and many others will perform in the show "Dance Night", with guest star: Amparo Núñez (Chile).

During Saturday, July 26, 2008 dancers and dance schools from Czech Rep. have the oportunity to present themselves on an open stage. Performances will include: oriental dance, tribal, samba, Hollywood dance, Street Dance and many others. Traditional dance bazaar will accompany the dance performances with various stands and booths with dance and life-style goods and services.

On Saturday night, professional oriental dancers and groups will compete in an international competition, headed by the international guests of the festival. The winners will present themselves one more time during the Gala evening of stars on Sunday evening, July 27, 2008, along the international and local stars of the festival. Lubna Emam (Egypt), Jillina (USA), Osama Emam (Egypt) and Amparo Nunez (Chile) will all perform during the Gala show, which is one of the key highlights of the festival.

More information about the workshops, instructors and evening programs is available on: www.letsdance.cz