gypsybelly dance museumgalleryshopmusicbelly dance infoalmeh
home | museum | shop | music | info

bellydance legendsbellydance legends
 

 Samia Gamal moves to western dance.

Samia Gamal 1966No doubt that the legendary Samya was on of the egyptian dancers that gave birth to modern belly dance as it is now. Her dancing was more theatrical than that of the performers that preceded her: the ghawazee and almeh. Shedeveloped a very distinctive style over the years.

Samia Gamal arabic
Samia Gamal


Samia Gamal in 1966.


home museum shop music info