WAMEDA’s Annual Hafla
Saturday, September 26, 2015
TIME: Saturday 09-26-2015 at 6pm
PLACE: Sorrento Grill in Herndon, VA (http://www.sorrentogrill.com)
ADMISSION: $5 for WAMEDA members and $10 for non-members
WAMEDA members, please contact LuLu or Shagoura to reserve your performance spot.
The owner of the Sorrento Grill asks that all attendees purchase at least $12.00 in food and/or drink during the evening.
Annual Swap Meet
August 2, 2015
Our annual WAMEDA Swap Meet had a great selection. There were bargains a-plenty to browse, and lots of great merchandise.
|Beautiful costumes for sale!||Who doesn’t love loads of glittering fabric?|
|So much delightful stuff to browse.||Tables set up and waiting!|
Annual Members’ Showcase
June 7, 2015
We had a beautiful show with an enthusiastic and appreciative audience!
Thanks go to Gerson Kuhr, our MC; Bahiya and her daughter, Ellen, for handling the check-in table and answering questions; Dorsey Vengrouskie and son for handling the audio equipment; Lulu and Shagoura for organizing the show and making the program; and Jerry and Verna Thompson for procuring the venue.
Special thanks go to our very fine performers: Sha’vei, Philomeana, Shagoura, LuLu, Porsha, Rashid Moudala, Veda Sereem, Nimeera Nazmine, and Amustela.
|Sha’vei opens the show with a flourish, doing a raks sharqi!||Sha’vei dances to “Hamada” by Sayed Balah.||What a beautiful dress!|
|Philomeana performs an Algerian festival dance choreographed by Veda Sereem.
Photo courtesy of Veda Sereem.
|Philomeana dances to “Bou Saada Festival Dance” from “Music of the Ouled Nail.”||This ethnic dance is serious business: Philomeana had to wear a solemn look.|