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On September 22, 2012 at the AFP Theater, the largest annual belly dance event in the Philippines enters its 6th year. BELLYFEST 2012 brings together professional bellydancers, enthusiasts and fans of the middle eastern vibe in one whole day of dance, food, music, shopping and learning. This time, we bring to the Philippines Korea’s Jin Hee Kim, 1st place winner of the 2012 World Bellydance Convention and a multi-awarded bellydancer. Watch her perform and conduct workshops. Immerse yourself in daytime activities at the Arabian Market featuring all-day performances by dancers and musicians, pocket workshops by Jinhee and other experts, henna tattoo artists, merchants selling unique finds, photobooths and great food. 

The festival culiminates in the Grand Evening Show featuring various styles of belly dance such as Cabaret, Egyptian, American Tribal and more modern forms performed by bellydancers from Manila, Bicol, Batangas, Mindoro and Davao. Enjoy performances headlined by Jill Ngo’s Goddesses of Bellydance, percussionists Escape the C and Korea’s Award-winning Jinhee Kim. The evening extraganza promises to be as colorful as ever as other dance styles such as flamenco, hiphop, jazz and striptease get infused in the program as well.

Join us for a whole day of sisterhood and the celebration of all things belly dance! Meet new friends, network and immerse yourself in the alluring culture of the Middle East.

Tickets are available at all TicketWorld Outlets, online at ticketworld.com.ph and at Peak Performance Dance and Fitness Quezon City and Binondo. Each ticket entitles a guest to one seat at the Grand Evening Show which starts at 7:00 pm plus access to daytime activities such as pocket workshops, raffles, lootbags, shops and daytime shows beginning 2:00 pm. Doors open at 1:00 pm

For more info and festival activities, log-on tohttp://bellyfestphil.asiapad.com/ or facebook.com/bellyfest. For other inquiries please call 0917-6247534 or 502-2912. The Annual Bellyfest is organized by Jill Ngo and Peak Performance.