2024 Tour

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PlayThink Fest

June 12 - 16
Terrapin Hill Farm • Harrodsburg, KY
PlayThink is a summer adventure that will transform your heart. It is alcohol free. It's family-centric. It's 200+ playshops on movement, music, and healing. It's flow arts. It's a celebration of taking control of your own reality and shining your light bright.
Catch Samira's classes before lunch every day on the Pavilion & Dance stage! Learn the basics in a beginner bellydance class on Thursday, ramp it up with palm torches (or candles) on Friday, then really bring the heat learning how to bellydance with fire scimitar on Saturday!
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Circus Days

June 22 • Time TBA
French Lick West Baden Museum • French Lick, IN
Ladies and Gentlemen Boys and Girls, prepare yourself for the greatest extravaganza known to all coming to French Lick, IN.
This event is a fundraiser for the French Lick West Baden Museum, which houses the world's largest circus diorama and commemorates the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus performers who lost their lives in the Hammond Circus Train Wreak in 1918.
Samira will be performing with fire troupe Inferno Vortex.
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Community Unity Festival

July 18 - 21
Midian Festivals & Events • Springville, IN
Community Unity Festival (CUF) is an annual event dedicated to creating a shared environment of free expression for the community to gather and celebrate our diversity. Everyone is welcome to come join in the fun and create some magic!
Join us as we charge our spiritual batteries dancing and drumming around our nightly fires, participate in workshops, and enjoy a wide range of live entertainment all weekend long.
Samira will be presenting workshops and performing with fire troupe Inferno Vortex. More info TBA.
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Northern European Religions Festival

August 9 - 11
Midian Festivals & Events • Springville, IN
Welcome to N.E.R.F, the festival that celebrates the richness and diversity of Northern European Religions. Our festival is a unique opportunity for families to come together and explore their cultural roots, or discover new paths through the history, traditions, and beliefs of Scottish, Norse, Irish, Celtic, and many other ancient cultures. With a wide range of activities and events, N.E.R.F offers something for everyone - from storytelling and music to workshops and demonstrations.
Samira will be presenting workshops and performing with fire troupe Inferno Vortex. More info TBA.
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Cabaret Soirée

August 16 - 17
Westside Ballet School Theater • Los Angeles, CA
A weeklong American Cabaret Style Bellydance Intensive plus two shows in the 99 seat theatre of the Westside Ballet School in Santa Monica, CA!
Ansuya will be joined by her dance company Goddess Unleashed as well as her star students plus hot LA talent and guest stars!
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2024 Past Events

Kinetic Fire

May 16 - 19
Hannon's Camp America • College Corner, OH
Kinetic Fire is one of the largest annual gatherings for fire dancers in the United States. It is a 4 day fire performer’s paradise being held for its 12th year at Hannon’s Camp America, in College Corner, Ohio. 
The event is designed to provide a fun and open-share communal environment in which object manipulators and fire artists from all over the Midwest and the world can learn, teach, and advance together in the fire and flow arts. Kinetic Fire focuses on an amazing workshop program, high energy performances, and designated spin time with quality music.
Catch Samira's classes at the Dance Hall: 
Friday, May 17th • 12:30-1:30pm • Intro to Bellydance
Friday, May 17th • 5:00-6:00pm • Bellydancing with your Prop
Saturday, May 18th • 2:30-3:30pm • Elevate Your Stage Presence
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Sensational Summer Hafla

May 11 • 7:30-9:30pm
Room 4 in the Work The Metal facility in historic Butchertown complex
1201 Story Ave, Louisville, KY

Hafla's are like one giant party. We plan on having a good time coming together for a good cause. There will be performances by local and internationally known artists, as well as, the Louisville, Ky/ Kentuckiana Shimmy Mob Team.  This is a no pressure, fun, and wonderful gathering for students, performers, enthusiasts, and musicians a like. 
Pre-order your ticket today! $18 in advance or $25 at the door. There will be Tapas, and a Cash Bar. (A portion of all event ticket sales will go towards the collected donation to The Center For Women and Families) 
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May 1 - May 5
Our Haven Nature Sanctuary • Hillham, IN

Come out and be part of the magic as we celebrate May Day on our 175 acres of fields, forest circles, and shrines for the beginning of Summer.

Our celebration starts on May Day and continues for five days as we celebrate the coming of Summer.

Samira will be performing with Inferno Vortex Saturday night around the main fire from 8:30-9:30pm with drumming and dancing to follow.

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Spring Dance Party

April 28 • 3:00-4:30pm
Bloomington Arts Alliance Center • Bloomington, IN

Join All About Bellydance students, Donna Carlton, and special guests for performances and social shimmying. Free but get there early for a seat. Donations accepted for the Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington.

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Raindrops & Roulette

April 20 • 7pm • Online

Nizana's Night in the Global Village presents Rain Drops and Roulette in the Global Village! This family friendly, online hafla offers the roulette opportunity! The mystery play list will be set to shuffle and the dancers will be surprised at what piece comes on for their set. A true test of improv.

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Dark Side Bash - Vincennes Knox County Eclipse Festival

April 7 • Noon - 1pm
Lincoln Memorial Bridge • Vincennes, IN 
Dark Side Bash is three days of science, arts and music events, celebrating the North American total solar eclipse in 2024. A whole host of activities will be sponsored by various community groups from Saturday, April 6th through Monday, April 8. Everything is in and around Indiana's First Main Street, downtown Vincennes, Ind. Vincennes is in the center of the path of totality for the 2024 Eclipse.
See Samira with Inferno Vortex Sunday, April 7th at noon!
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Cupid's Shimmy Soirée

February 4 • 7pm
Whirling Tiger • 1335 Story Ave. Louisville, KY
Anticipate an exquisite showcase featuring a diverse array of Bellydance styles and mesmerizing props, including sword, silk veils, fan veils, and more.
Live music by the acclaimed George Wakim and esteemed performers from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky will grace the stage.
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