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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. Twilight at the Oasis Auditions Announcement

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    September is around the corner which means it’s that time of year again! MEDA’s big show! We are now accepting videos and scheduling time slots for TatO auditions to be held on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014 from 1 to 4 pm at Trout Lake Community Centre, Lakewood Room (3350 Victoria Drive, Vancouver) We are looking for a variety of performances, so...
  2. Brendan Lally Dance Training Scholarship

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    We are proud to introduce the Second Brendan Lally Photography / MEDA Dance Training Scholarship. MEDA and Brendan Lally Photography have once again teamed up to sponsor Dance Scholarships for 3 lucky MEDA members. The three winning recipients will be awarded 200 dollars each to use for regular classes, workshops or private lessons, as long as it is bellydance related....
  3. Join MEDA for the Canada Day Parade 2014

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    Once again MEDA will be representing our Bellydance community in Vancouver’s annual Canada Day Parade. And we need YOU to join us! Every year this parade gets bigger and better. Thousands of people attend, and cultures from all over the world are represented. MEDA is super excited to be a part of such a great event! The Scoop We are...
  4. MEDA Grande Bazaar 2014!

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    The Middle Eastern Dance Association presents Grande Bazaar 2014 Larger than ever! A Weekend of Shopping Dance Performances Workshops March 22 and 23 10 am to 4 pm Saturday 10 am to 4 pm Sunday Bonsor Recreation Centre 6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby (by Metrotown) Admission $5/day or $8 both days Vendors include: Arabian Boutique Arwen’s Apparel Ammara Dance Co Belly...

Upcoming events

  • Events on September 26, 2014
    Safar: Conference for Middle Eastern Dance and Music
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: September 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Vancouver
    Description: Dream Team Productions Inc. invites you to Vancouver, BC for the premier of:
    Safar - Conference for Middle Eastern Dance and Music! Featuring FOUR Internationally renown instructors from 3 different countries over 3 days, this weekend will have something for every style and level of dancer.
    In addition to workshops, you will enjoy: - a star-studded Gala Show, - an exciting Competition, - tons of vending and shopping, - lectures and presentations, - dance party and Hafla .....all on the beautiful West Coast of Canada!
    Further details including Instructors, workshop descriptions, registration/pricing, hotel info and all other pertinent info will be coming very very soon!
    In the meantime, save your pennies and spread the word, Safar is going to be the go-to event of the year!
  • Events on September 26, 2014
    SAFAR: CONFERENCE FOR MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE AND MUSIC
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: September 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Description: Dream Team Productions Inc. invites you to Vancouver, BC for the premier of:
    Safar - Conference for Middle Eastern Dance and Music! Featuring FOUR Internationally renown instructors from 3 different countries over 3 days, this weekend will have something for every style and level of dancer.
    In addition to workshops, you will enjoy: - a star-studded Gala Show, - an exciting Competition, - tons of vending and shopping, - lectures and presentations, - dance party and Hafla .....all on the beautiful West Coast of Canada!
    Further details including Instructors, workshop descriptions, registration/pricing, hotel info and all other pertinent info will be coming very very soon!
    In the meantime, save your pennies and spread the word, Safar is going to be the go-to event of the year!
  • Events on October 18, 2014
    SAVE THE DATE: MOHAMED SHAHIN WILL BE RETURNING TO VICTORIA AND MERCEDES NIETO WILL BE JOINING HIM!
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 20, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
    Description: Details coming soon!
  • Events on November 22, 2014
    Raqasa Studios Presents: Karim Nagi in Vancouver!
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: November 24, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Raqasa Studios, 25 East 6th ave, Vancouver BC
    Description: More details to come

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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.

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