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The Middle Eastern Dance Association is a non-profit society whose members share an interest in the Middle Eastern dance arts and their components. We foster community involvement and awareness by sponsoring and supporting events and by providing services.

What’s New

  1. MEDA Grande Bazaar Workshop Topics Announced

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    SATURDAY MARCH 21 11:00am-12:00pm Mahraganat (Street Shaabi) with Jamiila Join Jamiila for an energetic morning of Mahraganat. Mahraganat means “festivals”. This new dance, done to a totally new genre of music in Egypt, began several years before the revolution of 2011 and continues to be a popular yet subversive way to thumb noses at the un-democratic, controlling, and super-conservative powers-that-be in Egypt....
  2. MEDA Grande Bazaar Consignment Table

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    Hey MEDA members, looking to make some extra cash while clearing out your closet? Sell some of your old dance gear at the consignment table! Here’s the scoop: MEDA provides this table as a service for members. It is staffed by volunteers (whom we greatly value), so please be courteous to them – if you want to sell on this...
  3. MEDA Grande Bazaar volunteers needed!

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    The Middle Eastern Dance Association needs your help! The Grande Bazaar is coming up on March 21 & 22 and its the biggest Lower Mainland bellydance event of the year. We would love your help to take cash at the entrance, work at the consignment table, decorate the stage, take membership applications, and just helping out anywhere needed! What’s in...
  4. 2015 Grande Bazaar

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    The Middle Eastern Dance Association presents Grande Bazaar 2015 March 21 & 22 | 10 am – 4 pm Bonsor Recreation Centre 6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby (by Metrotown) Admission: $5/day or $8 for both days (children free >11 years old)

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Upcoming events

SPRING HAFLA AT SOLSTICE CAFE

April 17, 2015
Solstice Café, 529 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC V8W 1N5, Canada

With Tamalyn Dallal and in conjunction with the Tamalyn Dallal workshop below.
www.raksbobbie.com

Hindy Haymour Workshop

April 18, 2015 - April 20, 2015
Kelowna, BC, Canada

Oriental Technique and Choreography on Saturday and Drum Solo Technique and Choreography on Sunday.
Check out Hindy's website at http://www.hindbellydance.com
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Bashirah MED Company & Taiya Present: Tamalyn Dallal Workshop

April 18, 2015 at 9:30 pm - April 19, 2015 at 4:30 am
Bashirah Middle Eastern Dance Studio, 137 Skinner Road, Victoria, BC

“Technique, Veil & Zills”
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Tamalyn's technique is based on the energies of "Earth and Sky",

BC Bellyfest 2015

April 25, 2015 - April 27, 2015
Penticton Lakeside Resort, Convention Centre & Casino, 21 Lakeshore Drive West, Penticton, BC V2A 7M5, Canada

Get Bent presents: BC BellyFest 2015, April 25 & 26.

Located in sunny Penticton, heart of Okanagan Wine Country, at

Shimmy Mob

May 9, 2015
Worldwide!

Register today for Shimmy Mob! http://www.shimmymob.com

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