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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 Loves A Hafla!

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    One thing that you can count on MEDA for is opportunities to dance, and we are happy to announce that the next MEDA sponsored hafla is coming up in June! Date: June 7, 2015 Time: 6 p.m. doors, 6:30 show Price: $5 – everyone pays, including dancers Potluck: Bring something to share (consider labeling your dish) Location: Moberly Arts and...
  2. MEDA AGM 2015

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    It is time again for the Middle Eastern Dance Association’s Annual General Meeting. Come get a behind the scenes look at how one of the oldest organizations in our dance community runs. Hang out with an amazing group of women, ask questions, voice your opinion, vote, volunteer, or run for a position on the Board of Directors! All MEDA members...
  3. 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....
  4. 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...

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Upcoming events

A Few of Our Favourite Things

May 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC V2T 1W7, Canada

Tha Realm Dance Studio, Abbotsford's Home for Bellydance, presents

A Few of Our Favourite Things - A Bellydance Showcase

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Spring Belly Fling

May 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2L2, Canada

Asmira's Annual Bellydance Showcase. Asmiradance.com

Hafla in the Ridge

June 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eagles Hall 23461 Fern Crescent, Maple Ridge

This annual show will feature albu al wadi and guest performers from all over the lower mainland.

Kami Liddle in Victoria BC

June 13, 2015 - June 15, 2015
Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 2504 Government Street, Victoria BC

Just a few spaces Left :) Contact me at candace@harmonybellydance.com to get your spot today!

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Ya Helwa IV: A Bellydance Showcase

June 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rickshaw Theatre, 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1P1, Canada

Rahel is proud to announce her fourth annual student show “Ya Helwa” (Meaning "Oh, Beautiful!")
Solo and group performances by

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