The (New) Kansas City Belly Dance Coalition

Nikoria & Co. , Cafe Cedar, and the new KC Belly Dance Coalition


The Raqsi Awards & Competition Event



Come Join Us for this Unique Event...!

The newly formed Kansas City Belly Dance Coalition is one of the sponsors of the Raqsi Awards Event. This is a unique event in Belly Dance and in the Midwest Region.

The goal is to bring dancers together to promote "the dance", do community outreach, and educate the public about this interesting dance form.

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Location of Event:

Cafe Cedar Restaurant & Bar
2 East 2nd Street,
Parkville, Missouri 64152
(816) 505-CAFE (2233)

Sign-up Party & Showcase:

  • Sun., Jan. 24, 2010, 3-5pm

Dates of Competition:

  • Sun., Feb. 28, 2010, 3-5pm
  • Sun., Mar. 28, 2010, 3-5pm
  • Sun., Apr. 25, 2010, 3-5pm

Participating Vendors:

  • Cartouche of Lawrence, KS
  • Once in a Blue Moon
  • Duende
  • Belli Phat
  • And Others...!

Participating Showcase Performers:

  • Siham Ali & Co.
  • Layla Bint Ali
  • Melody Gabrielle
  • Nikoria & Co.
  • Troupe Duende
  • M'Chelle DeMars
  • And Others...!


In the spirit of sharing, education and good will, this event is intended to serve as a forum for dancers to come together, share information, learn from each other, shop, and have a good time...!

For beginners and students, it is an opportunity to receive guidence, feedback, and constructive suggestions from some of the top professional dancers in the area...!

For professional dancers, it is an opportunity to network with other dancers, share information, present awards for contributions in the field, and lay a foundation for future work in Belly Dance the KC area.

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