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May 3-5, 2019. Stay tuned on Instagram and Facebook

Our Biggest Edition

Orientalísimo Weekend Barcelona 2019

No other festival offers to the dancers the visibility of Orientalísimo. Come to our biggest edition, with amazing artists and reputated teachers, in a beautiful location very close to the beach, in Barcelona city.
Poster Orientalísimo Weekend Barcelona 2019

Competition, Workshops & Gala Shows

Live the Orientalísimo Experience

From May 3rd to May 5th, whether you are a professional artist or a bellydance student, enjoy our festival in many different ways.
Bellydance Competition
Competition
Two days of competition, one for soloists and another one for groups. Raks Sharki, folklore, fusion, groups and amateur nominations.
Bellydance Workshops
Workshops
Three days of workshops, 24 hours of classes in 12 workshops, from reputated and high quality teachers.
Bellydance Gala Shows
Two Gala Shows
Opening Gala show on Friday and our Main Orientalísimo Show on Saturday, with groups, international stars and an amazing atmosphere.
Oriental Bazaar
Bazaar
Find amazing costumes and accessories in our bazaar.
Tourism
Enjoy Barcelona in May. Sun, beach, food, beautiful historical spots... Our agency has prepared some tourist packages that will make you enjoy the city while enjoying your bellydance passion.

About Us

devoted to the oriental dance

Since our birth we have been devoted to the aim of contributing to the world of oriental dance with spaces of promotion for the artists and professionals dedicated to the oriental dance. This festival in Barcelona is one example of our vision
Our Story
Based in Barcelona, where we have our Belly Dance school, we started building our community on Instagram in February of 2016, with the aim of promoting and providing services to belly dancers all over the world
The Festival
Orientalísimo organises events collaborating with local and international artists. Orientalísimo Weekend is the biggest of those events, for three consecutive years it has been coorganised by Alina Babayan, with high quality show and prestigeous teachers
Bellydance Fashion
Our designers produce unique collections of exclusive costumes, that will make you shine and feel unique belly dancing on stage. Get yours now
Community
Be part of our oriental dance community, an exclusive space for the promotion of artists, schools and events. Create now your dancer profile

Locations

where the event takes place

Our weekend will be celebrated in Barcelona, in two different and beautiful venues, with International Gala Show in a beautiful theater in the city center and Competition, Soloist Gala Show and Workshops in a hotel in front of the beach
12 workshops / 8 teachers

Hotel Occidental Atenea Mar ****

Workshops, Competition & Opening Gala Show in front of Barcelona Beach
Passeig García i Faria, 37-47, 08019 Barcelona
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Alina Babayan Lulu Sabongi Julia Farid Artem Uzunov Leyla Jouvana & Roland Guillermo Nassim Alina Seregina
Groups Competition / International Show

Sala Luz de Gas

Enjoy the Groups Competion & Main International Gala Show in Luz de Gas.
Muntaner 244, 08021 Barcelona
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Alina Babayan Lulu Sabongi Julia Farid Artem Uzunov Leyla Jouvana & Roland Guillermo Nassim Alina Seregina

Feel the Rythm

dance with Artem Uzunov

Dance with Artem Uzunov at Orientalísimo Weekend

Three Unique Opportunities

Wanna Dance With Artem?

From September 1st to December 20th, join our online contest on Instagram to be eligible to dance with Artem. To participate, post your video on Instagram dancing to Artem Uzunov's music starting the text with "#iwannadancewithartem @weekend.orientalisimo". You will have to follow @weekend.orientalisimo and challenge three other friends to participate as well, telling them to follow @weekend.orientalisimo Best videos will be posted at @orientalisimo
Soloist/Group at International Gala Show
The dancers in the video with more likes on our Instagram will dance a drum solo with Artem Uzunov on the main stage of the festival, on Saturday 4th, at theater "Luz de Gas".
Soloist at Opening Gala Show
The second qualified will dance a drum solo with Artem Uzunov, on Friday 3rd, at Hotel Occidental Atenea Mar.
Orientalisimo Troupe at Main International Gala Show
Among all the contestants, Alina Babayan will choose up to 10 dancers to form Orientalisimo Troupe and dance with Artem Uzunov Alina Babayan's choreography. All the members of the troupe will get for free Training Outfit from Orientalísimo to perform on stage together with Alina.

Schedule

WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE

Download here the full schedule
Alina Seregina

Alina Seregina

Mejance With Veil
03.05.2019
11:00 - 13:00
Technique. Interesting tips for technique and captivation of the audience.
Alina Babayan

Alina Babayan & Artem Uzunov

Dance With Artem Uzunov
03.05.2019
13:00 - 15:00
Drum solo choreography by Alina Babayan with a caucasian touch and Artem Uzunov playing live darbuka.
Lulu Sabongi

Lulu Sabongi

Arms as Movements Vectors
03.05.2019
16:00 - 18:00
Create your air through displacements. Improve your arms technique with Lulu Sabongi, teacher of teachers.
Kareem Gad

Kareem Gad

Egyptian Cute Baladi
04.05.2019
10:00 - 12:00
Pelvic techniques, gestures and signs and choreographic combinations.
Julia Farid

Julia Farid

Advanced Technique in Julia's Style
04.05.2019
12:00 - 14:00
Improve and enrich your technique with Julia Farid's style.
Lulu Sabongi

Lulu Sabongi

Freedom on Stage
04.05.2019
14:30 - 16:30
Travelling steps and technique for turns. Have freedom on stage.
Artem Uzunov

Artem Uzunov

Improvisation with Drummer
04.05.2019
16:30 - 18:30
Learn the structure of a drum solo and tips for improvisation with drummer.
Julia Farid

Julia Farid

Golden Era
05.05.2019
10:00 - 12:00
Oriental dance with Golden Era touch in Julia Farid's style.
Kareem Gad

Kareem Gad

Spicy Shaabi Mix Styles
05.05.2019
12:00 - 14:00
Body language, technique and choreography.
Lulu Sabongi

Lulu Sabongi

Melodic Reading in Arabic Music
05.05.2019
14:30 - 16:30
Sinuous movements and the melodic reading in arabic music.
Leyla Jouvana & Roland
05.05.2019
16:30 - 18:30
Improve your shimmies with Leyla, the shimmie queen, with more then 20 years of experience as teacher. 44 shimmies with Leyla Jouvana and live darbuka by Roland.
Guillermo Nassim

Guillermo Nassim

Classic. Hawel Teftekerni
05.05.2019
18:30 - 20:30
Classics are eternal and the expression of their emotions captivates beyond borders. In this workshop we will learn the comprehension of the message, the expression of the sentiments in the clasic songs, displacements and technique for this genre and a beautiful choreography that comprehends all these aspects.

Prices

WORKSHOPS & GALA SHOWS

Workshops €50. Gala Shows & Competition €15. Save Money with Full Pass & Day Pass!

Gala Tickets

Get now your tickets for the Competitions and International Gala Shows
Stage in Luz de Gas, Barcelona
15.00
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AT THE HOTEL

Friday 19:00 - Soloist Competition

Friday 21:00 - Opening International Gala Show

AT LUZ DE GAS

Saturday 19:30 - Groups Competition

Saturday 21:00 - Grand International Gala Show

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Day Pass

All the workshops on Saturday or Sunday
170.00
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FRIDAY

Not included

SATURDAY

Kareem Gad

Julia Farid

Lulu Sabongi

Artem Uzunov


SUNDAY

Julia Farid

Kareem Gad

Lulu Sabongi

Leyla Jouvana & Roland

Guillermo Nassim


Includes Competition in One Nomination

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Full Pass

All Workshops and Shows
299.00269€ Now
INCLUDES

Ticket for the Soloist Competition & Groups Competition

Ticket for the Opening Gala Show

Ticket for the Main International Gala Show

Competition in One Nomination

All Workshops

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Full Experience

All Included
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INCLUDES

**** Hotel. 2 nights, double shared room

Breakfast included

Opening Dinner/Cocktail with the Teachers

Ticket for the Competition

Ticket for the Opening Gala Show

Ticket for the Main International Gala Show

Competition in One Nomination

All Workshops

Single Workshop

Any workshop with our master teachers
50
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FRIDAY

Alina Seregina

Alina Babayan & Artem Uzunov

Lulu Sabongi


SATURDAY

Kareem Gad

Julia Farid

Lulu Sabongi

Artem Uzunov


SUNDAY

Julia Farid

Kareem Gad

Lulu Sabongi

Leyla Jouvana & Roland

Guillermo Nassim

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Barcelona Experience

Enjoy the festival and take the opportunity to also enjoy a few days of sightseeing Barcelona
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
from 614.00
INCLUDES

All Workshops

Gala Cocktail

Competition in One nomination

Tickets for Gala Shows & Competitions

4+ Nights in Barcelona, breakfast included

Barcelona City Tour Hop On - Hop Off

Guided tour "Discover Barcelona's gothic neightbourhood"

Optional additional tours

More Info

Competition

RULES and AWARDS

The competition will be divided in two days. First day on Friday, at the Hotel for soloists and second phase on Saturday, for groups, at the main stage of theater "Luz de Gas". Winners of Raks Sharki, Folklore and Fusion nominations will have the chance to dance also on Saturday, at the Main International Gala Show.
Registration for the competition costs €60, minus a discount of €20 for each workshop you take. Contestants can apply for more than one nomination, each additional nomination costs 20€

Competition categories are:
Professional
Advanced
Fusion
Teen
Princess
Groups


The evaluation criteria will be:
25% Technique
25% Interpretation
25% Choreography
25% Image

Music length: maximum 2 minutes 30 seconds (3 minutes for groups).
The jury will be composed by Lulu Sabongi, Kareem Gad, Julia Farid & Leyla Jouvana.

Download the complete rules here.

Duos/Groups

Competition for groups
Belly Dance Group
1workshop/dancer
PRIZES

1st Position

Featured regularly in Orientalísimo until 2020

Performance at Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

50% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

50% Discount Full Pack Venus Oriental Festival 2019 (Greece)

50% Discount Full Pack Oriental Fairytales 2020 (Serbia)

50% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

30% Discount Workshops Oriental Marathon Festival 2020 (France)

30% Discount Workshops Raks Glam Festival 2019 (Poland)

30% Discount Workshops Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

30% Discount Full Pack Bellyquality 2020 (Spain)

25% Discount Full Pack Bellywood Festival 2020 (Ukraine)

25% Discount Full Pack Zaghareet Festival 2019 (Italy)

25% Discount Full Pack KedaAho Festival 2020 (Spain)

20% Discount Orientalísimo Shop


2nd Position

30% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

30% Discount Full Pack Venus Oriental Festival 2019 (Greece)

20% Discount Workshops Oriental Marathon Festival 2020 (France)

20% Discount Workshops Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

15% Discount Full Pack Bellywood Festival 2020 (Ukraine)

15% Discount Full Pack Zaghareet Festival 2019 (Italy)

15% Discount Full Pack KedaAho Festival 2020 (Spain)

15% Discount Orientalísimo Shop


3rd Position

20% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

20% Discount Full Pack Venus Oriental Festival 2019 (Greece)

10% Discount Workshops Oriental Marathon Festival 2020 (France)

10% Discount Full Pack Zaghareet Festival 2019 (Italy)

10% Discount Full Pack KedaAho Festival 2020 (Spain)

10% Discount Workshops Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

10% Discount Orientalísimo Shop

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Raks Sharki

Competition for professional level dancers
Raks Sharki
60.00-20€/workshop
PRIZES

1st Position

1 Exclusive Costume from Orientalísimo Shop

Featured regularly at Orientalísimo until 2020

Teacher at Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

Performance at Winter Dance Festival 2019 (Argentina)

Full Pack Winter Dance Festival 2019 (Argentina)

Performance at Bellywood Festival 2020 (Ukraine)

Full Pack Bellywood 2020 (Ukraine)

6 Workshops Nile Group Festival 2019 (Egypt)

50% Discount Full Pack Oriental Marathon Festival 2020 (France)

50% Discount Full Pack Zaghareet Festival 2019 (Italy)

50% Discount Full Pass Jasirah's Raks Glam 2019 (Poland)

Performance at International Gala Show MabShe 2019 (Mexico)

50% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

Public Interview at "Belly Dance Life" Podcast


2nd Position

Orientalísimo Training outfit

Full Pass Orient Empire 2019 (Ukraine)

50% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

50% Discount Full Pack Bellywood Festival 2020 (Ukraine)

40% Discount Full Pass Jasirah's Raks Glam 2019 (Poland)

30% Discount Full Pack Winter Dance Festival 2019 (Argentina)

30% Discount Full Pack Oriental Marathon Festival 2020 (France)

30% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

15% Discount Orientalísimo Shop


3rd Position

30% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

30% Discount Bellywood Festival 2020 (Ukraine)

30% Discount Full Pass Jasirah's Raks Glam 2019 (Poland)

20% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

15% Discount Full Pack Oriental Marathon Festival 2020 (France)

10% Discount Orientalísimo Shop

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Oriental Folklore

Competition for professional level dancers
Oriental Folklore
60.00-20€/workshop
PRIZES

1st Position

Featured regularly at Orientalísimo until 2020

Full Pack Oriental Groove Festival 2019 (France)

Full Pass Julia Farid's Isadora Cup 2019 (Ukraine)

Discovery Pack Oriental Marathon Festival 2020 (France)

50% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

50% Discount Full Pack Venus Oriental Festival 2019 (Greece)

Performance at Closing Gala Show MabShe 2019 (Mexico)

50% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

Performance at Bellyquality 2020 (Spain)


2nd Position

Orientalísimo Training outfit

Daily Pass Tarabesque 2019 (Spain)

50% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

50% Discount Julia Farid's Intensive Dance Weekend 2019 (Ukraine)

50% Discount Full Pack Oriental Groove Festival 2019 (France)

30% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

30% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

15% Discount Orientalísimo Shop


3rd Position

30% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

30% Discount Full Pack Oriental Groove Festival 2019 (France)

20% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

15% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020(Poland)

10% Discount Orientalísimo Shop

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Oriental Fusion

Any kind of fusion with oriental dance
Fusion Belly Dance
60.00-20€/workshop
PRIZES

1st Position

1 Exclusive Costume

Featured regularly at Orientalísimo until 2020

Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

Full Pack Oriental Fairytales 2020 (Serbia)

50% Discount Full Pack Bellyquality 2020 (Spain)

Performance at Opening Gala Show MabShe 2019 (Mexico)

50% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

30% Discount Full Pack Oriental Dance Festival of Europe 2019 (Germany)

30% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

20% Discount Orientalísimo Shop


2nd Position

Orientalísimo Training outfit

50% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

30% Discount Full Pack Bellyquality 2020 (Spain)

30% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

20% Discount Full Pack Oriental Dance Festival of Europe 2019 (Germany)

20% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

15% Discount Orientalísimo Shop


3rd Position

30% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

20% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

10% Discount Full Pack Oriental Dance Festival of Europe 2019 (Germany)

10% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

10% Discount Orientalísimo Shop

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Advanced

Competition for non-professional dancers. Raks Sharki & Folklore
Bellydance amateur competition
60.00-20€/workshop
PRIZES

1st Position

Orientalísimo Training outfit

Performance Orientalísimo Weekend 2020

Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020

Full Pack Bordeaux Oriental Dance 2020 (France)

50% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

30% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

25% Discount Full Pack Zaghareet Festival 2019 (Italy)

25% Discount Full Pack KedaAho Festival 2020 (Spain)

20% Discount Orientalísimo Shop

2 Packs of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

1 DVD The art of Bellydance Choreography


2nd Position

Orientalísimo Training outfit

30% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

30% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

20% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

20% discount on Workshops Oriental Groove Festival 2019 (France)

15% Discount Full Pack Zaghareet Festival 2019 (Italy)

15% Discount Full Pack KedaAho Festival 2020 (Spain)

15% Discount Orientalísimo Shop

1 Pack of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

1 DVD The art of Bellydance Choreography


3rd Position

20% Discount Full Pack Orientalísimo Weekend 2020 (Spain)

20% Discount MabShe Pass 2019 (Mexico)

10% Discount Full Pack Zaghareet Festival 2019 (Italy)

10% Discount Full Pack KedaAho Festival 2020 (Spain)

10% Discount Full Pack Diamonds of Orient 2020 (Poland)

10% Discount Orientalísimo Shop

1 Pack of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

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Teen

Competition for dancers from 13 to 17 years. Raks Sharki.
Bellydance teenager competition
60.00-20€/workshop
PRIZES

1st Position

More prizes Will be Announced Very Soon

Orientalísimo Training outfit

50% Discount Full Pack Venus Oriental Festival 2019 (Greece)

2 Packs of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

1 DVD The art of Bellydance Choreography


2nd Position

More prizes Will be Announced Very Soon

1 Pack of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

1 DVD The art of Bellydance Choreography


3rd Position

More prizes Will be Announced Very Soon

1 Pack of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

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Princess

Competition for dancers up to 12 years. Raks Sharki & Folklore
Bellydance children competition
60.00-20€/workshop
PRIZES

1st Position

More prizes Will be Announced Very Soon

Orientalísimo Training outfit

Full Pass Odessa Fest 2020 (Ukraine)

50% Discount Full Pack Venus Oriental Festival 2019 (Greece)

2 Packs of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

1 DVD The art of Bellydance Choreography


2nd Position

More prizes Will be Announced Very Soon

50% Discount Full Pass Odessa Fest 2020 (Ukraine)

30% Discount Full Pack Venus Oriental Festival 2019 (Greece)

1 Pack of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

1 DVD The art of Bellydance Choreography


3rd Position

More prizes Will be Announced Very Soon

30% Discount Full Pass Odessa Fest 2020 (Ukraine)

20% Discount Full Pack Venus Oriental Festival 2019 (Greece)

1 Pack of video classes from Iana Komarnytska

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Thank You

our partners

Our partners and sponsors deserve a special mention. Orientalísimo Weekend wouldn't be possible without the prizes they provide to our competition

Gold Partners

Our gold partners deserve a special mention for their contribution to the organisation of the festival

Silver Partners

Bazaar

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