“Some believe to compete is only to win; we believe competitions can help us uncover our weakness and lead us to a path of self-discovery.
Our true opponents are but ourselves. Setting a goal will help you grow and enrich your skill level through preparing and vigorous training”
Age: 15 years or older 5 or more years or experience in Oriental Dance.
Finalists will compete with NYCairo live Orchestra!
Limited to: 22 Competitors
Eligibility: To Qualify to enter any of the solo competitions you must have signed up to for the Full in the festival workshops.
In these competitions you are allowed to dance to only one of these three styles; Oriental (Modern or Classic), Shaabi or Baladi, these three styles are not separate categories. Our judges will judge you based on your own interpretation of the style you picked against the other dancers with the style they picked.
Props: The only props will be allowed are veilks and zills.
Time: 3.5 minutes maximum 4 munities.
First Round Friday May 19th: A song of your choice; the song must follow the Competition Guidelines regarding timing and style.
Second Round Saturday May 20th: The second round will be performed before our Superstars Gala show, starting at 8:30pm, If you happen to be one of the finalists, The song will be chosen for you in a random lottery and will be given to you right after you have been announced as a finalist on Friday May 19th.
Here are the Classic Song Titiles:
These songs will be recorded tracks and you will be able to study them before the final competition. Let your expertise and professionalism shine through. As a professional your entire performance will be studied by our judges, in addition to the criteria mentioned bellow.
Friday May 19th.
Music: A song of your choice; the song must follow the Competition Guidelines regarding timing and style.
Time: 3.5 munites maximum 4 Minutes.
Once you registered to compete, we will send you a link to upload your music and photo, this link will be emailed to you about two month prior to the opening day of the festival.
Winners Announcement: The announcement will take place the same night of the competition.
Friday May 19th.
Must consist of Two or more dancers, and no more than 8 dancers. There is no time experience required. Free Style as long as related to Oriental Dance, this could be Oriental, Folklore or Oriental Fusion.
Participants in the groups of Two Dancers only, each dancer must have signed to partake in a Full. Participants in the Group competition of Three or more dancers, each dancer must have signed up for at least Two workshops in order for the group to be qualified to enter the competition.
Free Style as long as related to Oriental Dance, this could be Oriental, Folklore or Oriental Fusion.
Props: All allowed
Time: 3.5 munites maximum 4 Minutes