8TH ANNUAL GODDESS DIVINE FESTIVAL (info)


GODDESS DIVINE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 2019 GODDESS DIVINE FESTIVAL

Johannesburg. 9, 10 and 11 August 2019 – Goddess Divine Productions presents the 2019 Goddess Divine Festival featuring the “8th Annual Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competition” on Friday, 9 August at the Roodepoort Theatre, “Workshops by Internationally Acclaimed Sadie Marquardt and Amar Lammar” during the day on Saturday, 10 August and Sunday 11 August at the Rivonia Recreation Club, the “Night of the Stars Gala Belly Dance Showcase” on the evening of Saturday, 10 August at the Roodepoort Theatre, and the “Oriental Dreams Open Stage Showcase and After Party” on the evening of Sunday, 11 August at the Rivonia Recreation Club.

Celebrating the beauty and variety of belly dance, the “Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competition” brings belly dancers from across Southern Africa together, to uplift and grow diversity within the dance community. Goddess Divine Productions is thrilled to bring you this prestigious competition for professional and amateur belly dancers. From Egyptian Oriental Belly Dance to Tribal Fusion Belly Dance, from dancing with Isis Wings to dancing with Swords, from soloist performances to group performances, dancers young and mature will enthral you and delight in your support as they compete in their specific categories.

The Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competition will take place on Friday, 9 August 2019, from 9am to 9pm, at the Roodepoort Theatre, 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Florida Park, Roodepoort, Johannesburg.

Hot on the heels of the Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competition, enjoy a belly dance spectacular featuring world renowned international superstars, Sadie Marquardt from the USA and Amar Lammar from Mexico. The line-up also includes special guest performers who are some of the most talented belly dancers from across Southern Africa, including the Festival Organiser – Natalie Clark; the 2019 MBDSA Judges – Thelma Rose, Simone’ Biddulph and Nina Hangone; the winners of the 2019 Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competition; and top professional and advanced belly dancers from across Southern Africa. This unmissable, awe-inspiring evening is one you will savour in your mind’s eye for years to come, as beautiful belly dancers entertain, enchant and mesmerize in this years “Night of the Stars Gala Belly Dance Showcase”.

The Night of the Stars Gala Belly Dance Showcase will take place on Saturday, 10 August 2019, from 8:30pm to 10:30pm, at the Roodepoort Theatre, 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Florida Park, Roodepoort, Johannesburg.

The “Oriental Dreams Open Stage Showcase and After Party” is the perfect opportunity for belly dancers to showcase their talents and perform in a more relaxed and social setting. Doors will open at 7pm and guests will have a chance to grab a drink, catch up with their dance chums, network with other belly dance enthusiasts and be entertained by many vibrant and talented belly dance artists.

The Oriental Dreams Open Stage Showcase and After Party will take place on Sunday, 11 August 2019, from 7pm to 10pm, at the Rivonia Recreation Club, 47 Achter Road, Paulshof, Sandton, Johannesburg.

All these events are perfect for the whole family. Come see for yourself and enjoy a feast for your eyes and ears. Prepare to be mesmerized.

TICKET BOOKINGS:
• Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competition and the Night of the Stars Gala Belly Dance Showcase
o Tickets can be purchased online from Webtickets or in person at the Roodepoort Theatre box office on the day/night of the event.
• Oriental Dreams Open Stage Showcase and After Party
o Tickets can be purchased directly from Natalie. Contact her on goddessdivinefestival@gmail.com or 083 781 2766

TICKET PRICES:
• Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competition – Friday, 9 August 2019
o General admission: R180 p/p
o Discounted (kids u/12 & pensioners): R150 p/p
• Night of the Stars Gala Belly Dance Showcase – Saturday, 10 August 2019
o General admission: R180 p/p
o Discounted (kids u/12 & pensioners): R150 p/p
• Oriental Dreams Open Stage Belly Dance Showcase – Sunday, 11 August 2019
o General admission: R180 p/p
o Discounted (kids u/12 & pensioners): R150 p/p

Goddess Divine Productions produces the Goddess Divine Festival to provide a platform for belly dance artists from all over Southern Africa to showcase their talents, participate in a belly dance competition, and undergo extensive training conducted by Master Belly Dance Instructors of International Fame.

For more information contact: goddessdivinefestival@gmail.com