Events

Catch live performances by Rahel at these upcoming shows and events around the Lower Mainland:

UPCOMING EVENTS for 2016:

NOV 18: Just Dance Journeys
Rahel will be facilitating a Just Dance Journey
An alcohol free, shamanic, healing dance experience
Move through guided explorative movement on the theme of Self Love
Safe, good vibes, sweet DJ music, and ambient environment
Russian Community Centre
9:00-11:30pm
$20 at the door

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JAN 5, 2018: Rahel Present Raqs on the Drive and Helwa Dancer Auditions
Rahel's small bi-monthly, bellydance showcase
Performances by Rahel, members of the Helwa Dancers as well as select high level students of Rahel's
Plus Auditions: Dancers will perform to try out for the Helwa Dancer troupe Doors 8:00pm Show 9:00pm
Cafe Deux Soleil 2096 Commercial Dr
All ages
Yummy food, drinks and cheap entertainment
Cover $10 at the door, no pre-sale no reservations
Come early to get a seat
To audition contact Rahel
Facebook Event and poster TBA


**** MOHAMED SALAH ****, principal Dancer in The Reda Troupe, is coming to Vancouver for the First time! Don't miss out on this opportunity to study with this dancer from Egypt!

** To Register email: salahvan2018@gmail.com **
OR
** website registration: salahvan2018.ca **

**** WORKSHOPS ****
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
TIME: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
WHERE: The Welsh Hall

SATURDAY, June 9, 2018
TIME: 10:00am - 12:30pm; 1:30pm - 4:00pm
WHERE: The Welsh Hall

SUNDAY, June 10, 2018
TIME: 10:00am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 3:00pm
WHERE: The Scotiabank Dance Centre

**** PRICING AND PACKAGES ****

** FULL WEEKEND **

$360 - EARLY BIRD - Available until February 15, 2018
$420 - REGULAR PRICE - After February 15, 2018

** SINGLE DAY **
EARLYBIRD: Available until February 15, 2018
$100 - Friday only
$170 - Saturday only
$135 - Sunday only

REGULAR PRICE: After February 15, 2018
$110 - Friday only
$180 - Saturday only
$145 - Sunday only

**** WORKSHOP TOPICS TBA ****
**** SHOWS ****
* HAFLA * Saturday, June 9, 2018
LOCATION: TBA
TICKETS: TBA
TO PERFORM: email salahvan2018@gmail.com.
Preference will be given to workshop participants.

* YA HELWA *, Sunday, June 10, 2018
LOCATION: The Rickshaw Theatre
TICKETS: TBA
This is Rahel's curated end of year student show with special guest, Mohamed Salah.

For more information, or to register, contact:
salahvan2018@gmail.com
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Jun 10, 2018: Rahel Present YA HELWA VII
Rahel's massive annual student showcase
Performances by all of Rahel's Beginner and Intermediate students. as well as high level student solos, The Helwa Dancers, special pro guests, and of course...Rahel! PLUS a very special surprise guest!
Richshaw Theatre 254 E Eastings
19+ no minors
Vendors, licensed bar, prizes and more!
Tickets TBA
Facebook Event and poster TBA




PREVIOUS EVENTS:

MAY 12th 2012: SHIMMY MOB II
The world’s largest bellydance flashmob is back and it’s bigger than ever!
Rahel is one of the choreographers for the routine

MAY 12TH 2012: MOLOTOV CARAVAN STARRING MARTINA
Scarlet Lux presents a gala showcase starring Martina
And featuring guests performance by Rahel and other local talent
Ukrainian Hall: 805 East Pender, Vancouver, BC

JUNE 13TH 2012: SHANTEL AT THE RED ROOM
Beats without Borders and Caravan World Rhythms present SHANTEL!
Rahel will be giving a featured bellydance performance during the evening
Red Room Ultra Bar: 398 Richards St. Vancouver, BC

JUNE 16TH 2012: VELVET SMOKE
Luciterra presents a gala showcase starring JILL PARKER!
Featuring Rahel and other guest performers
Rio Theatre: 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC

JUNE 26TH 2012: RAKS VANCOUVER
Tamara presents a showcase of some of Vancouver's finest teachers and their students!
Featuring performances by Rahel and some of her students
The Columbia Theatre: 530 Columbia St. New Westminster, BC

SEPTEMBER 12TH 2012: CAROLENA NERICCIO
BellyBellyHip presents the founder of ATS dance Carolena Nerricio
Rahel will be doing a duet with Ashley of the Harem Dancers

SEPTEMBER 21ST 2012: BOMBAY UNDERGROUND
Iron Pixie presents a variety showcase starring Samantha Riggs and Portico Dance Co.
Rahel will be giving a slightly out-of-the-ordinary performance.
The Wise Hall 1882 Adanac St. Vancouver, BC

DECEMBER 8TH 2012: IRON'S PIXIE'S BADASS BIRTHDAY
Theatrical Bellydance duo Iron Pixie celebrate their one year anniversary
Rahel will be performing as well as her student troupe The "Helwa Dancers"
Cellar Nightclub 1006 Granville Street

JANUARY 19TH 2013: MUSE: A CONTEMPORARY BELLYDANCE SHOWCASE
An evening of bellydance starring April Rose, Hosted by Luciterra
Rahel will be featured along with other local talent
The Rio Theatre 1660 East Broadway (@ Commercial)

FEBRUARY 16TH 2013: CABARET ORIENTALE STARRING AMAR GAMAL
Ammara Dance Co presents superstar Amar Gamal in a bellydance showcase
Rahel will be featured along with other hand selected guest performers
The (beautiful restored) Columbia Theatre 530 Columbia St. New Westminster, BC

FEBRUARY 22ND 2013: BELLYDANCE SUPERSTARS "CLUB BELLYDANCE
Lava presents Club Bellydance, a fabulous bellydance showcase
Half the show composed of hand-selected local performers (featuring Rahel)
Half the show composed of the Bellydance Superstars!!
At the Orpheum Annex 823 Seymour St. Vancouverc

APRIL 8TH 2013: YA HELWA!": AN EVENING OF BELLYDANCE
An evening of bellydance starring Rahel, her students and special guest performers
Hosted by Rahel
The Wise Hall 1882 Adanac St. (Near Victoria)

SEPTEMBER 10TH 2013: TUESDAY NIGHT SHOWCASE: BELLYDANCE DOES CABARET
Frenetic Edge Entertainment hosts an evening of bellydance
Bellydance interpretations of the musical pieces of "Cabaret"
The Cellar Nightclub 1006 Granville St.

FEBRUARY 22ND: GIGI DISLAH @ THE KOZMIK ZOO
Rahel will be featured in this unique bellydance showcase
Hosted by Raqasa Studios, starring Turkish sensation Gigi Dilsah with Live Music by Rakkab
Kozmik Zoo, 53 West Broadway, Vancouver BC

APRIL 26TH: CABARET ORIENTIALE III
Rahel will be a featured guest performer in this bellydance showcase
Rahel's Troupe The Helwa Dancers will also be performing
Hosted by Ammara Studio, starring Zahra Zuhair
Columbia Theatre 530 Columbia St., New Westminster, BC

MAY 9TH: MOLOTOV CARAVAN III
Rahel will be a featured guest performer in this variety showcase
Bellydance, Burlesque, Sideshow, Circus, Magic, Music...Mayhem
Hosted by Scarlet Lux, starring Christy Greene
The Wise Hall 1882 Adanac St, Vancouver, BC

MAY 30TH: TEACHER FEATURE AT CHATEAU NEGA
Rahel will be the featured teacher
Performances by Rahel, and her students along with hosts Habayeb El Raqs
$20 covers a Persian dinner and over 2 hrs of dance performances
Chateau Nega 2nd floor 88 west Pender St, Vancouver, BC

JUNE 8TH: JCC YEAR END SHOW
Rahel's JCC Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced students will be performing
Year end dance recital for all of the dance classes at the Dena Wosk School of Performing Arts
Norman Rothstein Theatre 950 West 41st Ave, Vancouver, BC

JUNE 22ND: RAHEL PRESENTS YA HELWA III
Rahel hosts her very own third annual bellydance showcase
Half of the evening will feature solo and group performances by Rahel's students
The other half will feature special guest performances
Rickshaw Theatre 254 East Hastings, Vancouver, BC
Check out the show's Review

JULY 13TH: KATALIN SCHAFER AT SEVEN LOUNGE
Rahel will be a featured guest in this bellydance showcase
Starring Katalin Schafer of Hungary, hosted by Raqasa Studios
Seven Lounge 53 west Broadway, Vancouver, BC

SEPT 19th 2014: JUNO REACTOR (FINAL FRONTIER)
Rahel will be a featured performer at this epic musical event
International musical collaboration Juno Reactor performs with live dancers and other Djs
Presented by Goa Trance Mission
Rickshaw Theatre 254 East Hastings

SEPT 26th 2014: SAFAR DANCE COMPETITION
Rahel will be competing in the solo category
**Rahel was awarded 1st place in the competition by the judges, as well as Audience Choice**
Presented by the Safar Middle Eastern Dance Conference
Westin Wall Center Airport Ballroom
3099 Corvette Way, Richmond BC

OCT 10TH: TAMBURA RASA ALBUM RELEASE PARTY
Rahel will be a featured performer at this collaborative musical event
Tambura Rasa performs their new album, with featured dance performances from all over the world
Academie Duello
412 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC
19+ event, no minors

OCT 11TH: RAHEL AT AFGHAN HORSEMEN
Rahel will be giving a (nowadays rare) restaurant performance
Full 20 minute bellydance set at Afghan Horsemen restaurant
Afghan Horsemen
1833 Anderson St. Granvill Island, Vancouver, BC
No cover, dining in

OCT 25TH: RAHEL AT MAD GREEK TAVERNA
Rahel will be giving a (nowadays rare) restaurant performance
Full 20 minute bellydance set at Mad Greek restaurant
Mad Greek
7260 Westminster Hwy. Richmond, BC
No cover, dining in

OCT 25TH: ANWAAR PRESENTS BADEYA
Rahel will be performing as a special guest
Presented by Anwaar Dance Company
Faris Family Studio
Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie St, Vancouver BC

OCT 25TH: LUCITERRA'S 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Rahel will be performing as a special guest
Luciterra celebrate 5 years as a consensus based, non-hierarchical fusion dance troupe
Sideshow Studios
15 West 2nd, Ave, Vancouver BC

OCT 28TH: TEMPLE OF DOUM Rahel will be a featured guest in this Halloween Bellydance Show Presented by Azrakesh
Seven Dining Lounge
53 West Broadway, Vancouver, BV
No tickets, just $20 minimal food/drink purchase

MAR 21ST-22ND: MEDA ANNUAL GRANDE BAZAAR
Shopping, food, performances and workshops all day for two days!!
Rahel's Troupe The Helwa Dancers will be performing on the main stage
March 22nd at 12:00pm
Bonsor Recreation Centre 6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby
Event is 10:00am - 4:00pm Sat & Sun

APR 25TH - 26TH: BC BELLYFEST
Two days of workshops, lectures, performances and shopping
Rahel will be performing in the Presenter's Gala on Saturday night, starring Yasmina Ramzy!
Rahel will also be teaching a veil workshop on Sunday at 1:45pm
As well as sitting on two panel discussions, Saturday at 2:15pm and Sunday at 10:00am
Cannery Trade Centre & Orchard House Theatre, Penticton BC

MAY 9TH: NEIL E. DEE'S DANGER THRILL SHOW, ALL AGES @ OLYMPIA PIZZA
Circus side show freaks, sword swallowing, glass eating, contortion, madness, (and Rahel dancing)
The most dangerous show in town, not be missed!
Olympia Pizza 10257 King George Hwy, Surrey, British Columbia
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm - 12:00am

MAY 10TH: ARMS & HANDS WORKSHOP WITH RAHEL
Ammara presents "Teacher Feature"
7 weeks, 14 amazing workshops with 14 different teachers!
Rahel will be teaching May 10th at 3:00pm
Sundays, April 12 - May 31

MAY 29TH: BIF NAKED EXTRAVAGANZA @ THE RICKSHAW
Celebrated international performer, humanitarian and activist, Bif Naked will take centre stage at the Rickshaw on May 29th backed up by her band and with some very special guests.
with Cobra Ramone, Wett Stilettos, The Living, The Lovers Cabaret, Ginger Avenue, Rahel Bellydance, The Kingsgate Chorus, Audrey Siegl AND MORE!!!
Rickshaw Theatre 254 E. Hastings, Vancouver, BC

JUNE 14TH: RAHEL PRESENTS "YA HELWA IV"
Rahel is proud to announce her fourth annual student show "Ya Helwa"
Solo and group performances by Rahel, Rahel's students, and special guests
Rickshaw Theatre 245 East Hastings
Vendors, Prizes and fully licences bar (19+)

SEPT 26th: SALSA DUELLO WITH RAHEL AS SPECIAL GUEST
Rahel will be a special guest performer at this regular salsa night
Rahel will be giving a special guest performance around 11:00pm
Academie Duello
412 West Hastings

NOV 21st: AN EVENING OF BELLYDANCE @ VISUAL SPACE GALLERY
An intimate evening of dance, inspiration and education
Featuring performances by Rahel and some of her higher level students
Plus short lecture on bellydance history and cultural context, as well as a mini dance lesson and Q&A
Visual Space Gallery
3352 Dunbar Ave (@17th)

JAN 10TH: HELWA DANCERS AUDITION AND SHOW
As well as member hopefuls auditioning with the best they've got!
Seven Dining Lounge
53 West Broadway

FEB 13th: ALL LOVE IS DOUMED
Annual Valentines Day instalment of Azrakesh's "Temple of Doum" series.
Valentine's Day themed funny, sad, cheesy, beautiful bellydance!
Seven Dining Lounge
53 West Broadway
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FEB 20th: FOR THE LOVE OF THE DANCE
Sally Myrfield presents an evening of bellydance.
Featuring dancers from the Salimpourium project and special guest (including Rahel).
Rozinni's Restaurant
221 Ewen Rd. New Westminster< BC.


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MAR 13th: KATALIN SCHAFER AT THE EMERALD
Starring Katalin Schafer (Hungary) and featuring some of Vancouver's top bellydancers
The Emerald Dining Lounge and Supper Club
555 Gore Ave, Vancouver, BC


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MAR 20th: MEDA GRAND BAZAAR
The Annual Grande Bazaar
The Helwa Dancers will be performing a choreography by Rahel
Bonsor Rec Centre
6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby BC


APR 1st-3rd: BELLYDANCE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
A bellydance festival celebrating the participants and focusing on community
Rahel will be performing an explorative solo piece,
Choreographing a solo piece for Radi Atanasova from Toronto,
and choreographing an duet for Hala and Maysa from Banff.
Harbourfront Toronto


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APR 16th: WELL I'LL BE DOUMED
April instalment of Azrakesh's "Temple of Doum" series.
A surprising Bellydance show with dancers doing the unexpected!
Seven Dining Lounge
53 West Broadway



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Scarlet Lux presents
A variety show featuring bellydance, burlesque, magic and more.
Rahel will be performing.
Rickshaw Theatre
254 E Hastings, Vancouver BC


0001-238171577 MAY 31st: PERFORMANCE PSYCHOLOGY WORKSHOP
The Anderson Performance Clinic and Rahel Present
5 tools for mental control in performance with Stuart Anderson
(Credits include Cirque Du Soleil, Ballet BC,
Olympic Athletes and London Symphony Orchestra)
More spots may open up to the public closer the date
Scotiabank Dancer Centre (Jandali Studio)
677 Davie St, Vancouver BC

0001-219445745 JUN 12th: YA HELWA V
Featuring Rahel, her students and special guest performers
Prizes, vendors and fully lisenced bar
Rickshaw Theatre
254 East Hastings, Vancouver, BC





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JUN 23rd: ORIENTAL BLISS OPEN GALA
Featuring Rahel and other dancers from around the world.
Courtyard Hall Bothell Country Village
23718 Bothell Everett Highway Suite H, Bothell, WA



auditions SEPT 7: HELWA DANCERS AUDITIONS AND SHOW
Show and Auditions for the Helwa Dancers!
Performances by Rahel, Ashley and Aviva, current Helwa Dancer members, and any auditioning hopefuls!
Cover $10 at the door.
Yummy food and drink available for purchase (no minimum)!
All ages, children welcome.
Cafe Deux Soleil
2096 Commercial Dr. Vancouver BC
http://www.cafedeuxsoleils.com/

NOV 18: RAQS ON THE DRIVE
Performances by Rahel, the Helwa Dancers, and more of Rahel's Students
Cover $10 at the door.
Yummy food and drink available for purchase (no minimum)!
All ages, children welcome.
Cafe Deux Soleil
2096 Commercial Dr. Vancouver BC
Show starts at 8:00pm, come earlier to eat and shmooze.
http://www.cafedeuxsoleils.com/


JAN 6: RAQS ON THE DRIVE and HELWA DANCERS AUDITIONS
Performances by Rahel, Ashley, Aviva, the Helwa Dancers, auditioning hopefuls and other students of Rahel's
Cover $10 at the door.
Yummy food and drink available for purchase (no minimum)!
All ages, children welcome.
Cafe Deux Soleil
2096 Commercial Dr. Vancouver BC
http://www.cafedeuxsoleils.com/

ALL LOVE IS DOUMED
Azrakesh presents her last chance to be Doumed til October
Featuring Rahel and a fantastic and diverse lineup
bring your nearest and dearest with you to celebrate the season love and hate.
No cover, $15 minuimum food/drinks encouraged.
reservations highly recommended as these Doumed shows *DO* sell out.
Seven Dining Lounge 55 West Broadway










MAY 5-7: BELLYDANCE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
Collaborative Works Random Partnership: Rahel choreographs for Riviera
Collaborative Partnership Prearranged Partnership Vanessa Choreographs for Rahel
Rahel presents a self choreographed solo
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto










MAY 13th: MOLOTOV CARAVAN
Scarlet Lux are at it again! The best show of the year! (Other than Ya Helwa)
Bellydance, Burlesque, Magic, Circus, Variety show extravaganza!
Rahel will be performing a solo and two group numbers
Richshaw Theatre 254 E Hastings
19+ no minors





Jun 2: Raqs on the Drive
Rahel and the Helwa Dancers present
Their bi monthly cafe show
Casual, all-ages, cheap cover, yummy food, performances by Rahel, the Helwa Dancers and more
Cafe Deux Soleil 2096 Commercial Dr




Jun 9: FOR THE LOVE OF DANCE
Sally presents Abigail Keyes in Vancouver
Plus performances by the Salimpourium project
Pacific Gateway Hotel 3500 Cessna Dr. "Douglas Fir Ballroom"





Jun 11: JCC Year End Show
The Dena Wosk School of Performing Arts Year End Recital
Rahel's JCC Beginner and Intermediate Students as well as the Helwa Dancers will perform
Norman Rothstein Theatre 950 West 41st


Jun 25: Rahel Present YA HELWA VI
Rahel's annual, massive student showcase
Performances by all of Rahel's Student
as well as The Helwa Dancers and high level student solos
Plus pecial pro guests, and of course...Rahel!
Richshaw Theatre 254 E Eastings
19+ no minors
Vendors, licensed bar, prizes and more!
Tickets $25
Next Ya Helwa will be June 10th 2018 Nov 3: Rahel Present Raqs on the Drive
Rahel's small bi-monthly, bellydance showcase
Performances by Rahel, members of the Helwa Dancers
as well as select high level students of Rahel's
Doors 8:00pm Show 9:00pm
Cafe Deux Soleil 2096 Commercial Dr
All ages
Yummy food, drinks and cheap entertainment
Cover $10 at the door, no pre-sale no reservations

Nov 5: MEDA Teacher Feature
Rahel's will be presenting a 90 min veil workshop
Free to MEDA Members
9:30am - 3:00pm
The Landing Dance Centre
270 SW Marne Dr