Fifi and fifty others dance Khaliji

August 23, 2008 at 11:09 am (Belly Dancing) (, , , , , , , )

or would that be… Khaleegy… Khaleege… Khaleji… Khaleejy…

anyway, starting with the Fifi Abdo Khaliji Video and going on for many many more… check the VodPod link. 

Also men dancing khaliji style and more Ouled Nail videos.

happy viewing!

– Aziza

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Penguin Belly Dancers and the Ouled Nail

August 20, 2008 at 1:04 am (Belly Dancing) (, , , , )

It’s a silly thing, but enjoy the Penguin belly dancer

For something more serious, Shimmy TV.

But if you’re intersted in something really cool, check out the Ouled Nail… part of my inspiration for this:

Aziza with Turkish Spoons
Aziza with Turkish Spoons

is this:

Ouled Nail - French Postcard

Pop Quiz:  What contemporary music is from the home of the Ouled Nail? (answer below)

More info and photos of the Ouled Nail from the Belly Dance Museum ( part 1 / part 2 )

More about them from Jasmin Jahal and Sherazzah (good photos).

And some of their music, photos and dance:

And the answer to the quiz: What contemporary music is from the home of the Ouled Nail? 

They’re from Algeria, home of Rai music… Khaled (Aisha),  Rachid Taha, Cheb Mami.

Khaled:

Rachid Taha:

Cheb Mami:

check the VodPod list for more.

– Aziza

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