Workshop Venue: Goodman Arts Center, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053
Dance Studio @ Block M #02-53
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5 Dance Choreographies to learn! Get discounted if you sign up more than 3 workshops!
Packages including free ticket for Gala Show on Oct 13 evening!
Oct 12 Saturday
Angella Kim (Drum Solo)
(3 个小时）舞蹈: 鼓舞
Nadia (Jazz Fusion Style)
Fatema (Modern Baladi)
Oct 13 Sunday
Lebanese Pop Style: Till we meet
舞蹈：Shabbi 风格道具Melaya -
Pricing of Master Workshops
SGD 600: All 5 master workshops + free ticket to Oct 13 gala show(worth SGD58)
SGD 518: Any 4 master workshops + free ticket to Oct 13 gala show(worth SGD58)
SGD 408: Any 3 master workshops + free ticket to Oct 13 gala show(worth SGD58)
One workshop 150 SGD
Two workshops 300 SGD
SGD 600： 全部5节大师课+赠送10月13日精彩大师晚会门票（价值58）
SGD 518： 任选4节大师课+赠送10月13日精彩大师晚会门票（价值58）
SGD 408： 任选3节大师课+赠送10月13日精彩大师晚会门票（价值58）
Workshop Venue: Goodman Arts Center: Block M #02-53
Workshop Fees : Each Workshop SGD150
Gala Show on Oct 13, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
1 Ticket :SGD58, 5 Tickets: SGD261
Buy 10 Tickets (SGD580) and get 1 Ticket Free
International belly dance festival Gala show Tickets (13/10)
Gala show will present you a grand performance with 7 champions and masters, together with the winners from 2013 Singapore Golden Sands International Belly Dance Competition. Much to show and must to catch!
For master workshops, CD with 16 songs selected by Master Angella Kim + workshop certifcates signed by workshop masters for those who signed up at least for 4 workshops.
2. By cash/cheque (please write to Desert Roses Belly Dance)
/nets/credit cards in person
@ Desert Roses Studio, 22b Upper Cross Street (please make appointment before you come)
Organizer: Desert Roses Belly Dance
Lily Shi ( To be a sponsor, please SMS or Whatsapp +65 97523028)
2013 Singapore Golden Sands International Belly Dance Festival & Competition
(October 11 -14)
Introduction of the Belly Dance Masters
(Korean Shimmy Queen)
Angella Kim, a professional belly dance artist and master originally from Korea, now based in Beijing, China, has been recognized and known for her teaching system with strong techniques, as well as her full enthusiasm in achieving dramatic expressions with various emotions in dance. Of the 5 years of professional drama studying and performing, and 8 years of professional Belly Dancing, the very unique combination experience in art made her unique dramatic style of belly dancing.
Domestically in China, She has been constantly appeared on famous TV programs, such as “ China’s got talent”, “The dream show” and “The Unique Dance” etc.
Being a TV celebrity and a top belly dance artist and master in China, She has been invited to perform and judge in many international and domestic festivals in the countries like Korea, Argentina, Singapore, China and UK. In 2011, She was invited as the top belly dance artist in China to perform and travel in SEOUL 、 BALI 、 TAIBEI 、 JAPAN 、 LA with the world famous Jillina’s BDE group from USA.
As a top belly dance master in China, she developed her unique AFOD belly dance teaching system and practised it all over China. Besides her own dance school in Beijing, she has been touring in China and giving master workshops in more than 30 cities every year since 2009. She has fostered generations of excellent belly dance instructors for China. Her powerful techniques, dramatic expressions and humorous teaching method always inspire the students to build up self-confidence and bring awareness in self-improvement.
(Multiple World Champions)
A Singaporean Local, world class belly dance artist and master, Fatema started to dance since young, her dance background includes Malay dance, Indian dance, Chinese dance and she also studied hip hop, African dance and Modern dance. She has been performing and dancing for more than 10 years, and won countless awards which include more than 10 national and international awards. She has continued to hold championships and other ranks in global competitions in Belgium and Singapore, such as Asian Global belly dance champion, 3 rd place in Caro belly dance soloist competition, 2 nd place in Cairo belly dance group competition. She is an all-round belly dance choreographer, performing artist and master.
Over the years, Fatema has performed in numerous arts events and functions in south east Asian region. As the regional belly dance star, Fatema has been invited to perform for distinguished royal families in Singapore and Malaysia. Her dance is a mixture of Egyptian and modern styles, widely received and loved by the audience. Her dance style is passionate with subtleness, fully expressing the joyful wildness and graceful feminine in a smooth transition. Her breathtaking and involving dance, vividly interpreted her mastery in belly dance and music. Fatema’s rich experience in teaching, includes innovating and choreographing dances, inspiring students to pursue higher dance level, delivering her understanding in dance in an approachable and well received way. She has been invited to give intensive workshops in many Asian countries and as well as European countries, and loved by her students everywhere. She hopes to bring awareness and acceptance of the powerful strength of this feminine dance to audiences throughout the world.
(International Champion and Embassador)
A world class belly dance performer and master, Sophia’s legendary life in belly dance starts from 2005 when she first stepped into Singapore. She became the Art Director and core instructor of Desert Roses Belly Dance since 2009. Her footsteps have been all around Singapore in many local schools and institutes such as National University of Singapore. Australian International School. In June 2010, she was invited to perform overseas in Abu Dhabi for summer in Abu Dhabi festival for 1 month to showcase Chinese Dance together with Malay and Indian dancers to represent the beauty and harmony of Singapore culture and was interviewed and reported in local newspaper. Sophia has performed in many NAC-AEP programmes in local schools and countless other company function performances outside of schools, highlights include F1 Singapore 2009.
In 2010, Sophia joined Mediacorp channel 5’s talent show One Moment of Glory (OMG) with other two instructors from Desert Roses Belly Dance Singapore. Desert Roses won the best belly dance group Singapore and was invited to perform for the biggest countdown party of 2010 by channel 5 and also performed with many TV celebrities in President’s Charity Show 2010. She was awarded first runner up and group championship, in Asia Global belly dance competition 2012 at Singapore Street Festival.
In 2012, she represented Singapore and won the first international belly dance champion in Nagwa Fouad Competition in Seoul, Korea. She was interviewed on mediacorp TV Channel Newsasia and Channel 8 (Good Morning Singapore) for the grand awards she brought back for Singapore. She is young and talented, yet very experienced and inspiring belly dance instructor. She is extremely good at stage performance, has wowed audience with her graceful movements, superb techniques, extreme flexibility and exceptional passion and freedom in her dance moves. Countless appreciation messages were received through words, sms and emails. Her love for dance and students keeps inspiring her students to explore more in belly dance with her.
(World Belly Dance Traveller and Author)
Originally from CZECH REPUBLIC now living in SINGAPORE, Sharka is a well-travelled belly dance artist and master. Sharka has performed and gave workshops internationally in Czech Republic, Great Britain, Germany, India, Australia and Singapore since 2009. She has won 3rd place at competition BELLYDANCER OF THE WORLD in Duisburg - Germany 2010 at category DUO with her dance partner MONA. From 2010 till May 2012, Sharka has lived and performed throughout India. In 2011, she moved to Singapore for her love and made Singapore her new home again.
Sharka is also the author of book Tajemství orientálních tane?nic (Secret of the belly dancers). She spent 2 years and interviewed 31 belly dancers and musicians in CZECH and compiled a book of belly dance passion.
(Studio Director and Fitness Practioner)
Despite her childhood passion for dance and performing arts, Soheila decided to pursue an engineering degree at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. However, even after graduating from university and a successful career in engineering, her love for dancing never diminished. Following her move to Singapore and a period of teaching at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, she finally found a way to combine her analytical skills and teaching experience to pursue her main passion by creating the Rhythmic Fitness Program for ladies and children. Rhythmic Fitness is a combination of movements using the Middle Eastern dance steps as a means of keeping fit with the music playing an essential role in creating a relaxed state of mind. Since its formation in 2002, Rhythmic Fitness has attracted hundreds of students from all ages with many of them being offered opportunities to perform in various events. Soheila has choreographed numerous performances including numbers staged in the Chingay Parade and at the Esplanade by students from Tanglin Trust school. Soheila’s students have also performed in many charity events. In 2011, She decided to establish a permanent home for the Rhythmic Fitness Studio where she could offer various dance genres and fitness activities to a wider audience.
(Belly Dance Fusion Creator and International Champions)
A professional Japanese Bellydancer, Instructor & Choreographer, NADIA has devoted most of her life & heart to this beautiful ancient art of Oriental Dance.
In 2005, she moved to Singapore and started her career as Bellydancer, studying under many world renowned masters in Singapore and overseas. In spite of her short career, she has achieved and received 5 times, the Winning Awards from International & Local Bellydance Competitions as soloist. Besides this, she has also been featured on various TV programs, radio stations, newspapers & magazines articles, and many other international and local media.
Through her years of professional performing experience, NADIA has been invited to perform on numerous major platforms including the Youth Olympic Game 2010, the TV show "One Moment of Glory, Live Countdown TV show "Celebrate 2011" by MediaCorp, and many more.
Her improvised dance style in dynamic and soulful expression has been well-established with high reputation for brilliance as an artistic aspect among her huge fans in Singapore and overseas. On her stage, NADIA brings the positive energy to captivate you as she dances to honor the beauty and the joy of life.
(Male Belly Dance Champion and Belly Dance Evolution Activist)
Darren Ho was featured in the Singapore book of records in 2008 for being the only male bellydancer in Singapore. He is also the Champion of Asian Global Belly Dance Competition 2013. Professionally trained in prestige NAFA (Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts), he has broadened his spectrum for this art into what he calls – Evolution. Known for his skilled modern contemporary fused bellydancing making it a breakthrough for the local scene. Le'Mirage holds a platform for males to not only showcase but be exposed to the discipline of this very ancient art form. Darren explains yin and yang for its main vision to live and create a magnificent culture of other disciplinary performing art forms coming together.
(Belly Dance Celebrity, Painter and Event Decorator)
Inessa wears many hats: artist, dancer, event decorator and businesswoman. “Where are you from?” Inessa has no simple answer to this question. Inessa K (Inna Kalabekova) has seven nations to call her own. She is a mix of four nationalities: polish, zirjan, gypsy and Ukrainian.
Born in Kazakhstan, migrated to Russia, she calls Singapore home for last 6 years. After getting Degree in Architecture and Design, she started her career in architecture. It led her to Russia, London and finally to Singapore and made her create variety of projects from state-of-the-art skyscrapers in Dubai to pet hamster house for Russian nouveau riche. Her other passion is event decoration. From Arabian Night, to Bollywood, to Latin Fiesta, to Oriental night. From romantic wedding decors to Halloween parties. As a polished professional belly dancer, Inessa performed at various events across Asia, won few Asian dance competitions (Singapore & S.Korea) & collaborated with MediaCorp as performer and dance instructor for local celebrities like Fann Wong and Apple Hong.
Copyright 2013 Singapore Golden Sands International Belly Dance Fesitval and Competition 2013
Organized by Desert Roses Belly Dance www.mildlily.com (Singapore)
Partnered with Angella Oriental Dance www.angelladance.com (China)