Highlights of Past Events

Apr 28 2017
Noor Dance Student Night

Noor Student NIght Spring 2017

Sep 10 2016
The Dance Centre Open House

Maki is happy to be representing bellydance at The Dance Centre's Annual Open House this year. She will be teaching a free class (at 4pm) for all levels. Come and experience a host of different dance styles in a day of free classes, workshops, studio showings and events at Scotiabank Dance Centre, Canada’s flagship dance facility. There will be classes in the following styles by some of Vancouver's top dance artists and dance companies: capoeira, swing, contemporary, ballroom, voguing, Pow Wow, Highland and Meits juggling!

The Dance Centre Open House

Aug 14 2016
TD Vancouver Chinatown Festival

TD Chinatown Festival Vancouver 2016

 

Jul 30-31 2016
Powell Street Festival 40th Anniversary

Powell Street Festival 2016


May 8 2016
Noor Student Night Show

Noor Dance Co Student Night


April 8 2016
UBC ELI's International Night

 

April 9 2015
Semiramis Mediterranean Mezze Bar

Semiramis

April 3 2016
Rahma's Student Night

Guest Dancer-Maki

Rahma's Student Night at Semiramis

Dec 11 2015
Noor Student Night Gala

Noor Student Night

 

Nov 23 2015
Southerly Bellydance and Tabla Show

Southerly Bellyance and Tabla Show

Aug 8 & 9 2015
Chinatown Festival

Chinatown Fest 2015

Aug 1 2015
Powell Street Festival

Powell Street Festival

 

Jun 25 2015
Layakari Ammara Dance Co Year End Gala

Layakari Gala Show

 

Ammara Teacher Feature

May 9 2015
Sema Yildiz Gala Performance

Sema Yildiz Gala

 

Apr 25 2015
Noor Dance Company Student Night with Tom Muhammed Ueda from Japan!

Noor Dance Company Student Night with Tom Muhammed Ueda

Dec 14 2014
Sea of Sand Featuring Tamalyn Dallal

Sea of Sand Show Poster

 

Dec 6 2014
Noor Dance Company Student Night Gala

Noor Dance Co Student Night

Nov 29 2014
The Third Annual Vancouver Island Bellydance Showcase

OPA Showcase

Oct 17 2014
Arabian Nights Revue, Victoria BC

Arabian Nights Revue

Oct 5 2014
Workshops with Maki hosted by Bellydance Jakarta

Ballet for Bellydancers & Double Cane Choreography

Bellydance Jakarta workshops with Maki

Sep 27 2014
Safar Middle Eastern Dance and Music Gala Show

Safar Middle Eastern Dance and Music Gala Show

Sep 26-28 2014
Safar Conference for Middle Eastern Dance and Music

Safar Conference 2014

Aug 9 2014
TD Chinatown Festival

TD Vancouver Chinatown Festival

Aug 4 2014
Noor Dance Academy Student Gala

Noor Student Night Aug 2014

Jun 22 2014
Ya Helwa 3

Jun 12-16 2014
New York Theatrical Bellydance Conference

New York Theatrical Bellydance Conference

May 23 2014
OrientaRhythm Vol1

OrientaRhythm Vol1

May 2 2014
Noor Dance Academy Student Night

Noor Dance Academy Student Night

Apr 26 2014
Cabaret Orientale 3 Featuring Zahria Zuhair

Cabaret Orientale 3

May 2 2014

Apr 10-13 2014
Raks by the SEA-Bali

Raks by the SEA poster

Feb 22 20154
Gigi Dilsah Live at Kozmik Zoo
Gigi Dilsah in Vancouver

Jan 24 2014
The Electric Emerald Revue
The Electric Emerald Revue poster

Dec 15 2013
Noor Dance Academy Student Night


Noor Dance Co Bellydance Student Night Show Poster

 

Oct 26 2013
BellyBellyween


Missed seeing Maki as The Little Mermaid? Click to catch her performance on Youtube!
BellyBellyween

 

Aug 3 2013
Powell Street Festival

Powell Street Fest 2013

 

Aug 9, 11 2013
Orientalia

Orientalia 2013

June 9 2013
Safar Voyage
Contemporary Works by Arab, Iranian and Turkish Artists
Performance with Dr. George Sawa

UBC MOA Safar

May 5 2013
Noor Dance Academy Student Night with Special Guest Nahoko from NYC!
Noor Student Night

May 4 2013
Turkish Roma Fantasy Workshop with Nahoko from NYC
Nahoko Workshop Flyer

April 17 2013
Libertango Milonga by Argentine Tango Lab
Libertango Milonga

April 8 2013
Ya Helwa
Ya Helwa

Mar 23 2013
A Night with Aziza
Aziza

Mar 15 2013
Step Up and Step Out
A fundraiser for the TEAL Charitable Foundation Refugee Award
BC TEAL Fundraiser

Feb 16 2013
Cabaret Orientale: An Egyptian Dance Revue
Starring Amar Gamal

Cabaret Oriental poster

Jan 19 2013
Muse: A Contemporary Bellydance Showcase
April Rose Show

Dec 14 2012
Noor Student Night

Noor Student Night

Nov 16 2012
International Night

UBC ELI International Night

Oct 13 2012
Twilight at the Oasis featuring Amel Tafsout


Sept 19 2012
Shimmy Showdown Fundraiser for Dixon Transition Society
Shimmy Showdown

 

Sept 15 2012
Grand Caravan Serai featuring Carolena Nericcio
Grand Caravan Serai with Carolena Nericcio

Sept 9 2012
Zamani Culture House Opening Reception (Tamalyn Dallal's studio)
Tamalyn Dallal

Aug 17 2012
Sawan Mela
Sawan Mela 2012

Aug 5 2012
Powell Street Festival


Powell Street Festival 2012

 

July 27 2012
International Night
UBC International Night

July 7 2012
Damask Rose Revue 2 featuring Tamalyn Dallal
Damask Rose Revue featuring Tamalyn Dallal

June 28 2012
Layakari

Layakari, Ammara Year End Show

June 26 2012
Raks Vancouver

Raks Vancouver

May 19 2012
New Westminster "Diversity" Multicultural Festival
New Westminster Multicultural Festival

May 18 2012
Magic Sparkle Party
Magic Sparkle Party Fundraiser

May 13 2012
Noor Dance Academy Student Show<
Noor Dance Academy Student Night

May 12 2012
Beats Without Borders presents Nickodemus-Global Funk Maestro from Brooklyn NY
Beats Without Boarders: Nickodemus

May 12 2012
Shimmy Mob
Shimmy Mob
Shimmy Mob, a "Flash Mob" type event, is aiming to be the largest event of its kind by having a huge geographical territory covered in one day and raise funds for Women’s and Children’s shelters in participating communities.
In 2011, the BC Lower Mainland Shimmy Mob performed in Coquitlam Centre, Lougheed Mall, New Westminster Quay and Canada Place!


For 2012, Maki was charged with the final choreography and coordinating all the contributed choreographies into once piece for this event. We had over 1000 dancers in over 60 cities from 9 countries participating in this historic event! Visit shimmymob.com for more info!

 

May 2-6 2012
International Bellydance Conference of Canada

IBCC 2012
Maki was invited to perform at the Opening Night Gala and to be a panel speaker on the topic of "Impact of Marketing Bellydance as Fitness".

April 22 2012
CBR Fools Fundraiser & Gallery Night
CBR Fools Fundraiser

April 14 2012
Caravan Serai

Caravan Serai

 

March 25 2012
MEDA Grande Bazaar
This is MEDA's annual event, it's the biggest bellydance shopping event in the lower mainland! A full weekend of shopping, free workshops and performances.

Feb 26 2012
The Love Show-Leigh's Showcase
The Love Show

Dec 18 2011
Ya Helwa!

Nov 18 2011
International Night
UBC ELI International Night

Nov 12 2011
Yasmina Ramzy Gala, Victoria BC

Oct 30 2011
Bellydance Workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam (Apsara Studios)
Maki workshop in Hanoi

Sept 16 2011
FarmAde

UBC FarmAde

Sept 11 2011
Caravan Serai
Caravan Serai

Aug 29 2011
PNE Festival Square Stage
PNE

July 29 2011
International Night
UBC ELI International Night

June 28 2011:
"Layakari" An Evening of Dance, Rhythm and Music
Layakari poster

June 19 2011
Main Street Car Free Day
Main Street Vancouver Car Free Day

June 26 2011:
"Mirage" featuring Nath Keo

June 2 2011
Turkish Reception at NAFSA (Club 560)

May 13 2011
World Bellydance Day at Chai Gallery

Chai Gallery celebrated World Bellydance Day with some of Vancouver's best known teachers and performers including members of Ala Nar, Rahma, Maki and more.

May 14 2011-World Bellydance Day!
World Bellydance Day at the West End Community Centre

Rahma and some of Vancouver's best known teachers and performers including members of Ala Nar, Maki and more, celebrated World Bellydance Day at this fun event showcasing the beautiful art form of Middle Eastern Dance.
"World Bellydance Day Bellydance Show" presented by Belly Belly Hip
World Bellydance Day with Belly Belly Hip

May 7 2011:
Cherry Blossom Benefit for Japan

Cherry Blossom Benefit Poster

May 1 2011:
Shimmy Mob
Shimmy Mob, a "Flash Mob" type event, is aiming to be the largest event of its kind by having a huge geographical territory covered in one day and raise funds for Women’s and Children’s shelters in participating communities.
The BC Lower Mainland Shimmy Mob performed in Coquitlam Centre, Lougheed Mall, New Westminster Quay and Canada Place! shimmymob.com

April 28 2011:
"Curtain Call for Japan"

Curtain Call for Japan poster

April 8-9 2011:
Soloist in Ishtar Dance Theatre's production of "Folkloric Impressions". James Cowan Theatre, Burnaby, BC.
Ishtar Dance Folkloric Impressions

Feb 12 2011:
"Damask Rose Revue" featuring Bozenka.
Damask Rose Poster

Nov 13 2010:
"Nights Over Egypt" Gala show featuring Ranya Renee.

Oct 23 2010:
Debke workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Aspara Studio)
Maki Bellydance Workshp in Vietnam

Nov 5-6 2010:
Cane workshop and show in Tokyo, Japan. (Nicole)
Maki workshop and show in Japan

Oct 2 2010:
"Twilight at the Oasis" annual Middle Eastern Dance Association show. James Cowan Theatre, Burnaby, BC.

Aug 13, 15 2010:
Maki was selected to be part of the cast of Jillina's Bellydance Evolution Immortal Desires show. El Portal Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Maki in Bellydance Evolution by Jillina

June 11 2010:
Arabian Nights-Graduation party for Magee Secondary, Vancouver BC.

May 29 2010:
"Rouge et Bleu- Dance against Disaster" International dance show fundraiser for disaster relief efforts in Haiti. Roundhouse Theatre, Vancouver, BC.

May 20 2010:
Grand Villa Casino, High Rollers Appreciation Night. Burnaby, BC

April 21-25 2010:
International Bellydance Conference of Canada, Toronto. Maki was selected to perform her double cane choreography on the main stage! Toronto, ON.
International Bellydance Conference of Canada 2010

January 9 2010:
"Snow on the Sahara" Gala show featuring Tamalyn Dallal. WISE Hall, Vancouver, BC.

October 17 2009:
"Twilight at the Oasis" Annual fall gala show presented by the Middle Eastern Dance Association. Shadbolt Centre for the Performing Arts, Burnaby, BC.

October 10 2009:
"Ashra" Gala performance featuring Bozenka and Nath Keo. Macpherson Theatre, Victoria BC.

July 5 2009:
"Unbellydance" an unconventional bellydance show presented by Ala Nar at the Backstage Lounge, Granville Island.

June 21 2008:
Egypt Day at Bonsor Recreation Centre, 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby. Performance and a short presentation on dance in Egypt.

May 31 2008:
"Energy" by Anu Productions. Directed and choreographed by Michael Challenger, Vancouver, BC.

December 14 2007:
"Layla Min Layalee Al Sharq" holiday party presented by the University of British Columbia Arab Student Association, Vancouver, BC.

September 29 2007:
Middle Eastern Dance Association's annual Twilight at the Oasis show, James Cowan Theatre, Burnaby, BC.

February 18 2007:
Dance All Sorts presents Ninawa Eastern Magic at the Roundhouse Theatre, Vancouver, BC.

November 18 2006:
Performance with Sahara Breeze at the Suhaila Salimpour "Silver Frosts Night Gala Show" presented by Bellyfringe Bellydance at the Scotia Bank Dance Centre, Vancouver, BC.

<October 21 2006:
Twilight at the Oasis show with Morocco presented by the Middle Eastern Dance Association at the James Cowan Theatre-Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, BC.

April 8 & 9 2006:
Eastern Dream at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, BC.
The show was directed and choreographed by Moh Al Ratta and Moh Abu Ras. Both have been dancing most of their lives and have been part of the Caracalla Dance Company, one of the largest in Lebanon. They are trained in ballet, modern, jazz, etc. The show showcases stylized Middle Eastern folkloric dances; translated for the stage and influenced by ballet, jazz and modern dance.

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