This Nagwa Fouad, who I read about while reading an article from Hossam Ramzy about Baladi. He mentioned Nagwa, and I absolutely loved this dance. I am really developing a huge soft spot for classic Egyptian belly dancing. There was something so special, elegant, and feminine about these dancers! I am amazed at their skill and their incredible beauty in dance. I still can’t get over how controlled yet FAST her shimmies were toward the end! Oh my gosh, I want to get there one day!
Could you link me to the article, I’d love to read it!
This is folkloric bellydance, known as felahin from a specific area of Egypt!
This blog needs more folkloric performances.
The Legends of Belly Dance 1947-1976 (Egypt, w/ Samia Gamal, Nagwa Fouad, Soheir Zaki, Fifi Abdou, Tahia Karioka)
Aziza of Cairo
Submitted by bettyboopjkt:
Bar Dina and Randa, there aren’t actually very many professional Egyptian bellydancers nowadays. It’s a sad reality. However, there is still a new generation of young up and coming dancers. Aziza is one such dancer. I love her seemingly effortless style and hip work.
She’s been gaining tremendous popularity in the bellydance world, and now she is regularly teaching workshops throughout the world.
Enjoy the video!