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Helena's Performance Schedule



SHOWS/EVENTS


1) February 15th & 16th (Saturday & Sunday)

I am judging

"Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition"
Long Beach Convention Center
This is two days of competitions & shows. I am not teaching or dancing this year. I am only judging but it is interesting even for part of the event that goes on all day & night Saturday and Sunday.
Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition

2) February 25th (Tuesday)

I am dancing

"TIARA TUESDAYS"
PRINCESS FARHANA'S BELLY DANCE SHOWCASE RUNS ON THE LAST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH
Princessfarhana.com

3) March 9th (Sunday)

I am dancing

"A Night at the Baghdad Cabaret"
Vino At Trios is located at 10 North First St., Alhambra, CA 91801
There are three dancers, each with a 25 minute set. Sets at 6:15, 6:55, and 7:35
Sponsor:
Aubre Hill.com
Vinotrios.com

4) March 23rd (Sunday)

I am teaching and dancing

"Classical Belly Dance Workshops & Show"
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Workshops with Anisa, Angela & Helena each teaching a 40 minute workshops. Show to follow from 4:00 - 7:00
AnisaDance.com

5) April 26th (Saturday)

I am teaching and dancing

"An Evening of Middle Eastern Dance"
The Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College in Torrance CA.
More information to follow. Flyers not up yet.

6) May 3rd (Saturday)

I am showing my 1980's costumes

"Historical Belly Dance Collective"
Studio-A Dance on Hyperion in Silverlake on May 3rd at 7pm.
Here's a link to the event page: www.facebook.com/events






Please check often for performance dates, times and venues. Check my Main Page as well for Workshops and Shows

 

 
PAST EVENTS, SHOWS & WORKSHOPS
(Los Angeles & Out of Town)



APRIL 14, 2012
taXim
a live music and bellydance showcase
Studio Iqaat
in Eagle Rock
Los Angeles
3515 Eagle Rock Blvd.
Los Angeles CA, 90065
http://www.dancegardenla.com/taxim.html



APRIL 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2012 Pittsburgh, IL
LEGENDS OF RAQ

4 days of belly dance fun! For information check the wesite below:
Legends of Raq


June 1 & 2, 2012
June 1st: Tales of the Golden Age of the Night Club Dancer: a Q&A Panel!
Friday, June 1st from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm at Cairo Caravan (on the Queen Mary, Thebes Level). Join us for a Q & A Panel discussion with a reception immediately following the Panel event.

June 2nd: Historical Costume Fashion Show
Watch works of art glide down the Catwalk!
Saturday June 2nd at Cairo Caravan: 3:00pm to 4:30pm.
www.mecda.org/cairo/lectures12




VIP PARTY: Friday the 17th of Feb - 7pm to 10pm
BDUC 22 VIP Launch party ON THE WATERFRONT in SHORELINE VILLAGE!
http://www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com/bduc2012/bduc2012-schedule.htm#judges


February 17, 18 & 19, 2012
Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition

Long Beach, CA
BellyDanceroftheUniverseCompetition.com
Helena will be performing in the Celebrity Judges Show, teaching workshops and judging.























AUGUST 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th, 2011
CARNIVAL OF STARS

Surreyya.com
Show Information: Carnival of Stars

FEBRUARY 18, 19 & 20, 2011
Belly Dancer of the Universe® Competition
Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition

September 11 & 12, 2010 WAMEDA Annual Hafla Weekend @ College Park, MD

September 11, 2010 WAMEDA Annual Hafla featuring Helena Vlahos @ HILTON GARDEN INN WAMEDA

September 18, 2010 USA Belly Queen Competition
The USA Belly Dance Queen™ Competition is organized by the Arab American Association and sponsored by Arab TV1 station USA Belly Queen Competition

APRIL 29, 30, MAY 1, 2, 2010 FLORALIA Belly Dance Festival
Truth or Consequences New Mexico, 87901
Email Contact: selenakareena@yahoo.com

OCTOBER 3, 2009
Host: Plaza de Anaya ~ World Fusion Studio plazadeanaya.com
Type: Music/Arts - Performance
Suhaila Salimpour is teaching workshops at Plaza de Anaya the whole weekend! plazadeanaya.com


SEPTEMBER 26th & 27th ARAB AMERICAN FESTIVAL http://www.arabamericanfestival.com

http://arabamericanfestival.com

SEPTEMBER 13th 2009 Amaya's official DVD release party for her new
"American Legends of Belly Dance" documentary. Royal Persis Restaurant
2790 E Flamingo Rd # A
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Amaya and special guests Helena Vlahos

Three inspiring days of workshops Luxury Hotel Resort in Orlando, FL!

Mohamed Kazafy of Egypt, Sahra Saeeda, Naser Musa & Helena Vlahos will be guest artists/instructors

http://stellaradvantage.net

SUNDAY JUNE 14TH 2009

Helena Vlahos is coming back to Tucson for a special one day workshop
Flor DE LIZ Dance Studio 318 W. Ft Lowell RD, Tucson AZ 85705


MAY 30, 2009 MINI WORKSHOPS

4 workshops - cabaret morning, tribal afternoon

Helena Vlahos - 11:00 - 12:30 - shimmy & quarters

Evening Show starts at 6:30

February 21 & 22, 2009
BDUC 2009
SEE YOU for the 19th Annual
Belly Dancer of the Universe Competitions
http://bellydanceroftheuniverse.com/bduc2009/index
http://bellydanceroftheuniverse.com

June 8, 2008
RAMONA PRESENTS HELENA VLAHOS IN WORKSHOP & SHOW!

Helena Vlahos is coming to Tucson for a special one day workshop. She will challenge us to explore old moves with new twists and train the brain!
Studio West School of Dance
6061 E Broadway Ste. 114
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520)747-9464

May 31, 2008
EGYPTIAN CARTOUCHE'S 2ND ANNUAL DANCE PROFUSION!
www.egyptian-cartouche.com

May 17th & 18th, 2008
RAQS LA
www.raqsla.com
Miles Copeland
and the... Bellydance Superstars

April 12, 2008
UNITED DANCERS GUILD OF ARIZONA Proudly presents...
KARIM NAGI OF TURBO TABLA in WORKSHOP & SHOW
www.turbotabla.com

February, 2008
Belly Dancer of the Universe Competitions
(Long Beach)

BDUC2008 Flyer
www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com

OCTOBER 27th & 28th
Anisa Presents.....KING TUT RETURNS
Helena Vlahos will teach two workshops at
Anisa's School of Dance
14252 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 908-8008

OCTOBER 28TH
SHOW ON SUNDAY NIGHT!
Olympia Banquet Hall
16922 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA 91406

SEPTEMBER 14-17, 2007
ARABIAN NIGHTS AT SEA CRUISE http://www.arabiannightsatsea.com/index.htm

NOVEMBER 3, 2006 7:30 pm
Arizona’s Chapter of the
Middle Eastern Culture & Dance Association
Layali Restaurant
4855 E Warner Rd. (just west of I-10)

OCTOBER 29, 2006
WORKSHOP & DINNER SHOW (CALIFORNIA)
WORKSHOP WITH HELENA VLAHOS: COMBINATIONS/TECHNIQUE
Anisa's School of Dance
14252 Ventura Blvd
818) 752-9829 anisa@anisadance.com
SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST: HELENA VLAHOS

OCTOBER 8, 2006 6:30-10:00pm
Benefit Bellydance Show
Leukemia/Lymphoma Society
Cannedy Dance Centre 6222 N. 7th St. & Rose Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85014

APRIL 28, 2006 8:00 - 9:00 P.M.
Cortez High School 31st Ave. & Dunlap (next to Metro Center Mall) for Relay For Life.

MAY 12, 2006 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Salome’s Secret
Presents… Helena Vlahos & Her Beautiful Students in a Belly Dance Showcase & Recital

MARCH 12, 2006 7:00 p.m.
An Evening of Music & Dance With Master Percussionist Souhail Kasper,Oud Master Naser Musa, Ramzy on Keyboard & Majdi Kurd on Percussion.
Dance Performances by Helena Vlahos & MahinThe Olive Branch Restaurant
3231 S. Mill Ave. Tempe

FEBRUARY 18th & 19th 2006
Come study with the "Legends of the Dance," featuring 16 workshops. Workshop Leaders and Celebrity Judging Panel:

DECEMBER 7, 2005
TONYA'S ANNUAL SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS EXRAVAGANZA!

SEPTEMBER 30, 2005
United Cerebral Palsy of Central AZ
Mesa Women’s Club, 200 North MacDonald, Mesa, AZ

September 24, 2005
Gabby Tawil & Friends!
Featured dancers: Helena Vlahos, Ava Fleming and Melissa
Shirley's Delhi Bellydance Studio
4323 W. Cactus Dr, Ste 7
Glendale, AZ 85304

JUNE 25, 2005
Helena Vlahos performing at Airport Inn on Saturday, June 25th
STAR STUDED SHOW! Staring Tamra Henna of Los Angeles, DaVid of Scandinavia. Best Western Airport Inn
2425 S. 24th St. Phoenix, AZ

JUNE 18, 2005
Damon the Gypsy. It's a name that makes the hair on the back of a record collector's neck stand up. His original album, "Song of a Gypsy" (listed in "Goldmine Price Guide to Collectible Record Albums" at a value of $3,000.00), is probably the most coveted of the most coveted objects in vinyl. (Helena Vlahos, finger cymbals Richard Barham, durbeki)
Damon will be performing at Peter's Cafe Europe 7125 5th, Ave Downtown Scottsdale, AZ (480) 874-0104
CHECK OUT DAMON'S WEB SITE: Damon the Gypsy

JUNE 11, 2005
Cairo Carnivale: Helena Vlahos' performance at 5:58 p.m. Bazaar Stage
Middle Eastern Culture & Dance Association (MECDA)
PO Box 946, Rosemead, CA 91770
Website/email: www.mecda.org

April 2, 2005
Samia & Michael inviting you to another...
"Student Night with Featured Teacher "Helena Vlahos"and
Drum & Dance Party" to follow... held at Samia's!

JANUARY 29, 2005 (SATURDAY)
Helena Vlahos in workshop
Sinbad's restaurant (5004 S. Price Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282 www.sinbadaz.com br /> contact Yasmina for more info and to register, 480/962-6303 or yasmina@joyofbellydancing.com

NOVEMBER 6, 2005
Belly Dancers Boutique and Bead Store Belly Dance Supplies & Dance Studio

NOVEMBER 13TH
Helena will teach a workshop on Greek Style Belly Dance. Salome's Secret Presents Featured workshop Instructors Eva Cernick from Denver & Sabura of Seattle (13th & 14th).
Plus local teachers: Yasmina, Helena Vlahos, Morgiana & Ava Fleming of the Phoenix area!
Phx Airport Inn

November 21, 2004
Helena Vlahos and Alexia Gicoudis present...
CELEBRATION OF THE DANCE III
Bacchanal Restaurant
3015 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix
ALEXIA, HELENA VLAHOS, FAYRUZ, LARA, AND KATAYNA

Belly Dancer of the Universe Competitions 2006

I have just returned from my duties as a judge/workshop instructor and performer in the Belly Dancer of the Universe Competitions. It has been a great success for our Arizona belly dancers for this year of 2006 as it was in the year 2004. Ava Fleming (AZ) in 2004 was the Egyptian Champion and Congeniality Award and People's Choice Award winner. Habib (AZ) 2004 was the Fusion Champion and Peoples Choice Award winner. Diosa (AZ) 2004 in Fusion was 1st Runner-Up. For the Universal category 2004 Habib was 3rd Runner-Up and People's Choice Award winner)
Check out 2004 winners: bellydanceroftheuniverse.com/bduc2004-winners.htm
The 2006 winners: bellydanceroftheuniverse.com/bduc2006/bduc2006-contestants.htm

Again we have made Arizona proud this year 2006. Quite a few Arizona dancers entered the competitions. Carrie Konyha of Sedona (Fusion) Myryka of Scottsdale (Fusion). Some of my students watched the Fusion category while I was teaching my workshops and told me that both Carrie and Myryka were great. Troupe dancers named "Mystique Oriental Dancers" (Alexia, Laura, Pamela, Azita and Michelina all of Bacchanal) danced in the Adult Group Competition. I watched that competition and they were amazing. They interacted with each other and made their troupe dance very exciting. My protégé Christina Karras of Phoenix looked beautiful as always. Her dance technique was very unique and fluid. My protégé Katayna of Scottsdale was the ultimate universal dancer. She did better than ever and looked like a goddess. (I have to brag, I feel so proud of my protégés). Katayna was wearing a beautiful lilac costume, beautifully beaded by the late Joyce Daniels who was also Katayna's instructor. I feel that Joyce was somewhere up in heaven watching and looking out for her.

All did a great job. We can be proud of all of them. Congratulations to all of our Arizona dancers who entered the competitions. You were great!

Special Congratulations to the ones who won awards this year 2006

Katayna is the Champion of the Universal category (I think this is the most difficult category because the contestants had to dance to 4/4, 6/8 and 9/8 rhythms and they had to play finger cymbals in some part of the routine. Also the four who were chosen to be in the preliminaries had to dance to live music).

Christina Karras won the Congeniality Award for the Universal category

Myryka won the Peoples Choice Award & the Congeniality Award for the Fusion category

All the competitors from all the states and countries were amazing. It was difficult to judge one above the other. The ones who won first place, won by a close margin I’m sure.

It was a great experience for all of us. Special thanks to all my students/friends who were able to join us in our adventure and lend their support (Pamela and her husband Paul, Joumana, Shawna, Kathi, Sarabeth and Janine.

A big THANK YOU! to Tonya and Atlantis for working so hard to make the Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition such a success and a memorable event for me.

Helena Vlahos
 

 


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