World Belly Dance Day 2016

World belly dance day is a celebration of this ancient and mystical dance form. On this day each year Belly Dancers of all styles & levels from all over Ireland unite to perform and celebrate.

This evening of dance is hosted by Sahara Belly Dancers Cork.

Each dancer and troupe will display their own style and interpretation of Belly Dance, from Modern Egyptian styles to American Tribal.

Dancers range from first time performers to professional dancers – each as excited as the next to share this special day in any belly dancers calendar with like-minded people.

Various dancers and troupes from all over Ireland will perform, for full details and bios on the performers please visit

Director, Saskja of Sahara is an international belly dancer who has trained and performed all over the world. Each year Saskja leads the Sahara dancers in hosting an event for World Belly Dance Day, along with other events, performances and weekly classes.