Dunya presents Egyptian Week Aug 13-17, 2012! Show off your knowledge of this fun fact at Hafla on the Hill on Aug 17th during the raffle quiz supporting The Girl Effect.

 

Cairo-born Fifi Abdou is a famous Egyptian raks sharki (bellydance) dancer and actress known for her energetic and engaging style full of personality and stage presence. She was a star during the Post-Classic Period of Bellydance (1960-1989).  Her technique and style consists of deep muscle work, layering in the hips, mastering weight changes in the feet, and her dynamic shimmies earned her the title of ‘Queen of the Shimmy’. Here is a video of one of her fantastic performances demonstrating her amazing shimmies and personality. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pjedXhCJo4&list=PLD2CBD48CCE38A5AC&index=5&feature=plpp_video