Ariyana is an award-winning bellydancer in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is available for corporate events, restaurant shows, and parties. She is one of the only bellydancers who performs Egyptian bellydance and folklore, and the only dancer in the islands who performs and teaches Khaleegi Dance. She will work with you to tailor the perfect show for your event. She responds promptly and is always in communication. Her charming and interactive shows will whisk you away on a trip through the Egypt.
Ariyana also speaks Japanese.
If you are looking for the best presentation of bellydance (Raqs Sharqi) with some fun and excitement sprinkled in, then Ariyana is the dancer for you.
Price Range: contact for fees
Gig Length: 20 - 60 minutes
Languages: English, Japanese
Insurance: $2,000,000 - Professional and General Liability Insurance
What to Expect
You are treated to a 20 minute set of specially chosen music for your event. You will get modern, traditional, and folkloric dance from Egypt and other areas of the Middle East. It is also an interactive show. Ariyana strives to present the dance as you might see it in Egypt.
Ariyana's shows include a classic oriental dance, prop usage, drum solo, and a chance to dance for yourself. Some options for shows can include Khaleegi, Melaya Leff Dance, zills/sagat, Wings, balance tray, and/or Shaabi (street dance).
Ariyana was introduced to Egyptian Dance (bellydance) in 2007. After moving to Japan, she began at the famous Lapis studio in Tokyo. She appeared in many restaurant shows and large events featuring superstar dancers like Dina and Soraia from Egypt.
Ariyana has learned from an array of international dance artists. She has taken numerous intensive course with Hadia and Gamal and Khaled Seif. She is Level One Teacher certified through Hadia. She placed second in the Tokyo International Bellydance Competition for the non-professional category in August 2014.
She continues her studies with Hadia and Joana Saahirah of Cairo and is an avid learner of all things bellydance.
Additional Booking Notes
Ariyana will provide her own music on CD or MP3 player. The venue must accommodate the media. Music includes Egyptian classics to pop, drum solos, and prop usage. She will work closely with you to create a memorable show for you and your guests.
Please provide the following when booking Ariyana.
-Venue size and floor plan
- CD or MP3/iPhone hook-up capabilities with proper PA system
- adequate lighting
- carpet or hard flooring is Ok.
- Basic show (20 minutes) or several shows.
Past Booked Events
|May 12, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Shakti's Den Fundraiser|
|May 04, 2018–May 06, 2018 • 6:00pm - 12:00pm||Kauai|
|January 09, 2018 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Kan Zaman Kaimuki|
|June 12, 2017 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Graduation|
Folkloric/Prop (Shaabi, Khaleegi, Melaya, or oriental prop dance)
Finale with audience participation
Influences & Inspiration
Soheir Zaki (Egypt)
Orit Maftsir (Israel)
Joana Saahirah (Egypt/Portugal)
Secured area for dancer
Proper sound system (No Boomboxes)
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