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San Diego, CA, United States, 2008/01/15 - An unprecedented fundraiser titled, An Imaginary Journey Through Middle Eastern Dance, a production to benefit needy children and elderly of the YMCA, at San Diego City College’s Saville Theatre on January 20, 2000, at 3:00 pm.
Sahar Sami of The Academy of Egyptian Dance teams up with Maryann Nowell, Coordinator at the Mission Valley YMCA and director of Dunyana, a Middle Eastern Fusion Dance Troupe, to produce an unprecedented fundraiser titled, An Imaginary Journey Through Middle Eastern Dance at San Diego City College’s Saville Theatre on January 20, 2000, at 3:00 pm.
The goal of this event is to raise funds for the YMCA Annual Support Campaign Outreach program. 100% of the proceeds will go to support underprivileged families, senior citizens and inner city children with dance lessons, swim lessons and tuition for an incredible summer camp experience in Julian at Camp Marston.
Dancers from as far as The Dominican Republic and Alexandria, Egypt will participate along with some of Southern California’s top belly dancers. Combining traditional Middle Eastern Dance elements with creative expressions “An Imaginary Journey through Middle Eastern Dance” will take you through an unforgettable journey full of creativity presenting fusion and traditional Egyptian dance.
Tickets are available at the Mission Valley YMCA or at Saville Theatre the day of the event.
Gobellyfit.com is the website of Dunyana, a Middle Eastern Fusion Dance Company dedicated to performing for community events and fundraisers. Dunyana (definition world) represents our respect and admiration for all forms of dance.
About The Academy of Egyptian Dance
The Academy of Egyptian Dance (sahardance.com) is San Diego’s only school dedicated exclusively to Egyptian Oriental (Belly) Dance. Established in 2002, the Academy focuses not only on educating students about proper oriental dance technique, but also about the importance of understanding the history of the dance, understanding and respecting the culture of this dance and the students’ role in projecting a professional image when performing. Home of The Glitter Dance Company, a performing student troupe, The Academy of Egyptian Dance offers basic to advanced dance classes.