Egypt’s stomach dancing scene thrived past century, when icons like Samia Gamal and Tahya Carioca rose to fame on the silver screen. But researchers say Egyptian modern society has mainly observed the dance as enjoyment, to be watched but hardly ever taken up as a profession.
FILE: Moroccan belly dancer Maya Dbaich dances at a marriage in Egypt’s money Cairo. Picture: AFP
CAIRO – At a Cairo marriage ceremony hall, Russian stomach dancer Anastasia Biserova shimmied to the dance flooring in a vivid, higher-slit skirt and an elaborately sequined bra leading.
She swirled her diaphanous pink shawl and glided by