Category Archives: MEDAH Sponsored Events

MAY 11: 2019 INTERNATIONAL SHIMMY MOB IN HAWAII

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MEDAH (Middle Eastern Dance Artists of Hawaii) invites you to take part in the world’s largest international belly dance event: Shimmy Mob! The Shimmy Mob raises awareness for domestic violence and raises funds for shelters worldwide.

United, we dance using the same song and the same choreography, wearing the same t-shirt, sharing the same goals, on the same day, all over the world. Year after year, we strive to break the world record … and we do!

We invite women, men, children of all ages to participate.
No dance experience is required. Super fun! Join us!

Sign up now at https://www.shimmymob.com/events/upcoming-events/.

For information about choreography and rehearsal times, follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/375058749755010/.

Registration deadline: Sunday March 31, 2019

FEB 23: MEDAH’S SPRING SHIMMY SHOWCASE

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Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 5 PM – 6 PM

Ala Moana Center Stage
Honolulu, Hawaii

Join the Middle Eastern Dance Artists of Hawaii (MEDAH) as we kick off our first showcase of the 2019 year! Shimmy and shake with us as we explore the beauty of Middle Eastern dance in a wide variety of formats!

About MEDAH:

The Middle Eastern Dance Artists of Hawai’i (MEDAH) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Founded in 1989 by Dr. Peggy Murphy (Hazzard), MEDAH is the only non-profit group of its kind in Hawai’i devoted to creating and supporting the educational, cultural and entertainment aspects of Middle Eastern dance, music, related cultures and arts. Our diverse membership includes dancers, musicians, students, teachers, artists and persons interested in celebrating and learning about Middle Eastern dance and music.

Every year, MEDAH sponsors several events and workshops, attracting knowledgeable, experienced, dedicated, and culturally motivated instructors to enrich public education and appreciation for Middle Eastern culture, dance, music and art.

Performers:

If you are a 2019 MEDAH member who would like to perform for this event, please fill out our performer application here by January 25. You will be notified by February 1st whether we have a slot for you! Don’t wait!

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2018 MEDAH Presents…MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S GLEAM

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In 2018, more than 2,000 luminaries lit up Foster Botanical Garden on the evening of July 21, as part of “Midsummer Night’s Gleam,” an annual program featuring live entertainment, botanical painting, children’s crafts, games, storytelling and a demonstration of Mongolian martial arts.

MEDAH is a proud participant at the annual Gleam, and we hope you can join us each year!

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