Release, Liability & Waiver

I understand that the study of dance has inherent risks and that my attendance in NYCairo Festival classes, rehearsals, or any other activities may involve physical exertion on my part and result in unforeseen risks and injury.

I am fully aware of, and accept all of, the risks and hazards involved.
I hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless NYCairo Raks Festival, its legal representatives or assignees and all persons acting under its permission or authority, from any and all liability, of whatsoever kind and nature, which may arise, directly or indirectly, out of my attendance in movement classes, rehearsals, or any other activities to be held as part of the NYCairo Raks Festival to be held at the Skyline Hotel Property on April 19 - 22nd 2019.

In case of emergency, I give my permission to be transported to a hospital and to treatment by a medical professional.

My signature is voluntary and implies complete understanding of this form. It also acknowledges that if I am injured or my property is damaged or missing during or after my participation in any activity that is part of or connected to NYCairo Raks Festival, I hereby waive my right to maintain a lawsuit against NYCairo Raks Festival, its affiliates, legal representatives or assignees and all persons acting under its permission or authority, I grant NYCairo Raks Festival permission to make and use video, film, photographs or any other images of my participation in NYCairo Raks Festival’s activities for promotional purposes, without compensation to me.


Due to the high excitement surrounding NYCairo Festival and limited spots available, signing up as early as possible will guarantee your spot to take the workshop, perform and or compete. However we realize that it is impossible to plan for everything many months in advance and to anticipate what you will be doing during that time in your life. Therefore, we made our refund/ cancelation policy as customer friendly as possible. Here it is:

Refund requests received between August 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018 will receive full refund, less 5% for credit card/processing fees.
Refund requests received between November 1, 2018 and January 31, 2019 will receive 50% of all monies paid.
No refund will be given for requests received after January 31, 2019.
In case of medical or other emergencies, Participants can transfer their admission to another dancer/participant. However, NYCairo Raks Festival management must handle this process in order for the transfer to be valid. Contact us: 


Any delay, cancellation or alteration in the performance by NYCairo Raks Festival management hereunder shall be excused if and to the extent caused by the occurrence of a Force Majeure.
For purposes of this Agreement, Force Majeure shall mean a cause or event that is not reasonably foreseeable or otherwise caused by or under the control of the Party claiming Force Majeure, including, but not limited to, acts of God, fires, floods, explosions, riots, war, hurricane, sabotage terrorism, vandalism, the Skyline Hotel Property being unavailable for any of the foregoing reasons or because of governmental acts, injunctions, labor strikes, inability to obtain visas for Master Instructors or illness of those or other instructors, and any other fortuitous events that are beyond the reasonable anticipation and control of NYCairo Raks Festival management despite its reasonable efforts to prevent, avoid, delay, or mitigate the effect of such acts, events or occurrences, and which events or the effects thereof are not attributable to NYCairo Raks Festival and its agents and employees failure to provide services as offered.