Description or Abstract
Belly dancing in Egypt was once a beautiful and highly esteemed art but has fallen from glory in the last few decades, becoming illicit and not respected. A 9.30-minute audio documentary about belly dancing in Egypt and how the once beautiful and highly esteemed art but has fallen from glory in the last few decades, becoming illicit and not respected. Dancers in recent generations are seen as cheap entertainment with little professional skill or value. By contrasting the old and new dancers, this documentary looks into the history and the possible future of this art form.
Dance, Belly Dance, Egypt, Audio, Tahiya Karioka, Samia Gamal
Journalism & Mass Communication Department
[advisor not specified]
Ghali, Maghie, "Belly dancing in Egypt : what went wrong?" (2015). Audiovisual Projects. 636.