The Shimmy Shake Festival in Rotterdam brings together the cream of the crop of the international fusion world. Expect a varied programme with dance workshops for all levels, shows, demonstrations as well as a cosy bazaar with tasty snacks and free dance performances.
Shimmy Shake is the premiere international belly dance festival in the Netherlands. Every year, the festival draws great international star dancers. They don't only come to perform. They also come to teach! There are classes for beginners as well as workshops for improvers and professionals.
The event also features an Oriental bazaar. Here you'll be able to enjoy live music, stage performances, shop and good food. Admission to the bazaar is free.
About Shimmy Shake Festival 2019
The 6th edition of the International Shimmy Shake Festival will take place on 8, 9 and 10 November 2019 in Rotterdam. In 2019, expect to see the following headliners: Piny Orchidaceae, Kira Habibi Lal, Patricia Zarnovican, Leo Orchidaceae & Tjarda van Straten.
This year, different styles will be mixed, including Polynesian and African dances and the American 'LGBT dance style' Waacking.
For more information and the official festival programme, visit the Shimmy Shake Festival website.
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