Soraya's Belly Dancing Articles, Stories and Newspapers

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The opening day at the 
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, Atlantic City, NJ appearing in 
The Philadelphia Daily News

Special one night only, Arabic Concert Appearance in the United States!  Starring the famous International stars: AMR DIAB, the best trend setting singer in the world, AND the amazing, cutting edge, International Star of Middle Eastern Belly Dance, SORAYA! LIVE IN CONCERT in NEW YORK CITY!
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Whoot! Newspaper, Pleasantville, NJ International Belly Dance Star Soraya performs gala tour in India


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The Philadelphia Inquirer 
 Weekend Section, 

 "The Gift of the Nile Show"


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Soraya in concert with famous Arabic singing stars George Wassouf and Rafic Al-Aridy Showboat Casino Showroom, Atlantic City, NJ


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Arts and Entertainment Feature story Arts Contact, "An interview with International  Belly Dance Star, Soraya".


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Soraya brings the best 
in authentic belly dancing 
to York, PA, with her
 critically acclaimed  
world dance and
 music show entitled: 
"Soraya's Night at the Casbah"


The incomparable Soraya 
teaching another sold-out
workshop on proper
 Arabic dance technique,
 stage presence and professionalism
 at Rutgers Univerisity 

 Workshop and show entitled:
 "Liquid Sugar"

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The Asbury Park Press  
Entertainment Section 
Featured story: 
"A Belly Dancer's Art"




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The Princeton Packet  
front page photo! 
Incredible action shot
 in her beautiful purple iris costume.


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Soraya featured in the 
Arts and Entertainment section of The Philadelphia Inquirer



Show Poster advertising 
"Soraya, The Dancing Diva"
 in her awesome  standing room only
 Egyptian world dance 
and music tour

 



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International Belly Dancer 
and choreographer, 
Soraya's feature story in 
The Courier News,
 Bridgewater, NJ
 (Strickly Somerset Section) entitled:
 "Belly Dancer Puts Her Art Form On Display"


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"A Collage of some of 
Soraya's 
many accomplishments"







The Princeton Packet  wrote yet another story on 
the popular entertainer
Soraya, as she explains 
the anthropological history
in more detail in a 
wonderful and informative
Lifestyle feature entitled:
 "Shake, Rattle and Roll, Belly
Dancing Makes It's Comeback!
"



Once again, it's the back
 by popular demand 
(Top of Oriental Dance) 
Arabian music and dance tour
entitled: 
"The Jewel of the Nile, 
starring Soraya, 
The Queen of Belly Dance"!
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The Main Line Times
 covered Soraya's 
High intensity cultural show: 
"Night at the Casbah,
 an evening of
authentic 
Oriental dance and music
"
 in Bryn Mawr, PA
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Another prestigious 
newspaper from Princeton,
NJ covered
 Madame Soraya's 
awesome show entitled,
"The News Eagle of Princeton"

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The Philadelphia Inquirer
featured Soraya 
in the Arts and
Entertainment  section for the show: "The Gift
of the Nile" 
shukran for the great
publicity...
the show was a smashing 
sold out
success!

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International star, 
Soraya feature story 
in prominent Egyptian newspaper 
of New York City and Cairo, Egypt entitled: "Al-Manassah"


Earning the title: "The Best of Belly Dance", Soraya was featured in the entertainment section of the respected Cherry Hill, NJ newspaper: "The Courier Post" which celebrated this young ethnic dance star and entrepreneur's natural innate talent and business savvy to successfully change the face of this misunderstood art form to give it credibility, symbolism, meaning and professionalism of the highest caliber possible.  The article was entitled: "The Soul of the Veil"


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Alkhimah, 
A Special Valentine's Day Show
Soraya's vivacious and incomparable performances were a huge hit and a real treat for this festive occasion


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Various Press clipping 
showcasing 
Soraya










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"Authentic Belly Dance Instructions by Soraya"
Soraya performs and demonstrates her signature intricate choreographic technique, dynamic style and elegant stage presence that is known all over the world to this standing room only audience.


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"The Casino Life Story"
A story featuring International Belly Dance Star Soraya and her world renowned Troupe of Arabic musicians and variety/specialty acts,  "Raks El Helwa" and how they off the Atlantic city casinos, corporate events, weddings, cultural  shows, art museum galleries, select upscale special events all of the true flavors and atmosphere of the exotic mystique of the Middle East/Mediterranean

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"Celebrity Beverly Hills Party"  Beverly Hills, CA
Soraya entertains and delights many celebrities and their families at special theme parties and events who bring her from the East coast for Egyptian dance performances throughout the Los Angeles area at their private residence and hotels including Bel air, Beverly Hills, Studio City and more 

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Egyptian Dance Seminar and Gala Show
"Soraya's Jewel of the Nile Show" is a cultural event that is perfect for the entire family.  It was standing room only as she captivated her audience both young and old with her high energy one woman show and seminar.



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"Jareeda"
Cover Feature



Cover feature story about Soraya, The International Star of Belly Dance!


 


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"Soraya at the Nile Cafe"
Newspaper Story





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"The Philadelphia Inquirer's Top 7 Events Picks"!
Soraya made the prestigious and exclusive Top 7 events Picks list of the Philadelphia Inquirer! Mabrouk!

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"Press Kit Collage of assorted stories"














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"More assorted Press Kit articles written about Soraya"
Newark Star ledger, Spiritual Egyptian/Near Eastern Dance Tour of select five star hotels in East India and many more.







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The anthropological culture awareness of the distinct and spiritual heritage of the "Megreb".  a journey into the studies if the countries of El Magrebi.  The people, history, traditions, customs, mystique and dances of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia with Soraya.  "Ya Amar with Soraya"!
Soraya often performs her wildly popular: "Dance-Lectures" for numerous ivy league universities and colleges as well as for mainstream, national bookstore chains to rave reviews and back by popular demand requests.

Soraya in Rutgers University ethnic dance workshop
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Special Marlton, NJ Show!
 


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Spotlight on Soraya!


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Starring Soraya!


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The Times News Story




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Nightlife





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Zorba's Presents Soraya


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Caravan



Soraya International Belly Dance Star, who has received worldwide acclaim not only as a dynamic performer but, also as an entertainment entrepreneur, Soraya and her orchestra are featured here in a magazine story.

"SORAYA & RAGHEB ALAMEH SHOW POSTER (Concert at THE BAHIA MAR BEACH RESORT HOTEL BALLROOM, FLORIDA.

A Night at the Casbah with Soraya, (Master Class and Gala Show Tour)" Concert Poster


The back by popular demand, BORDERS TOUR with International Belly Dance Star, SORAYA, stops in Delaware! Show Poster

PHILADELPHIA CITY PAPER, "THE GIFT OF NILE SHOW, STARRING SORAYA"

"Soraya's tour is featured in Entertainment Best Bets (The Dance Notes)"


"Showboat Casino Show Press Article with singers Diana Haddad and Bassem Saleh, also featuring the incomparable International belly dance star, Soraya".

"SORAYA & KADHUM AL SAHIR SHOW POSTER: CAESARS CASINO, CIRCUS MAXIMUS THEATER-SHOWROOM"

"The Secrets of the Taj - Part 2" from the Philadelphia Daily New!"


"SORAYA and SAMIRA SAI'D SHOW, TRUMP PLAZA CASINO SHOWROOM"

"SORAYA and WAEL K FOURY, live in Concert, (Show Poster from the Showboat Casino)"

"SORAYA & Moroccan Tea - The Best of Belly Dance"


"SORAYA & NEW ZORBA'S article"

"SORAY & NEW ZOOM article"

"SORAYA & The Evening on the Nile Show Poster"


"Tropicana Video Magazine Advetisment"

"Zaghareet Cover Feature on Soraya, Belly Dance Star!"

"Soraya, Live at the Tropicana Casino Showroom Video," as a magazine advertisement."


"New Video Advertisement from Major Magazines"

"COME FLY WITH ME" (Another Page from Soraya's Very Extensive and Impressive media and Press Kit).

"Soraya's other brand new video advertisement, taken directly from the pages of a major magazine"!


"MIDDLE EASTERN SUPER SHOW WITH, world famous belly dancer, SORAYA & Egyptian singing star, HANY SHAKER SHOW AT RESORTS INTERNATIONAL CASINO SHOWROOM"

A very special Arabic concert starring Soraya called:
"MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS"
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"Soraya, The Jewel of the Nile" Egyptian Show Flyer
 

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The Newark Star Ledger Magazine,
"Health and Fitness" Cover Story

SORAYA ARABIC CHANNEL 3

"SORAYA and other famous Middle Eastern singing stars are featured in the highly respected international ALLEWA AL-ARABI ARABIC NEWSPAPER"


SORAYA IS THE CHARACTER OF THE WEEK IN THE NEWSPAPER!
 

"SORAYA'S EGYPTIAN DINNER DANCE SHOWCASE"

"NEWER ESMERALDA & MORE MONTAGE"


"SORAYA PHILLY WEEKEND HANI SHAKER SHOW"

"First Video Advertisement"
 

"NEWER ZORBA'S MONTAGE"


"AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION"

"THEN AND NOW COMPARISON OF SORAYA"!
 

"WASHINGTON ARTICLE"


SORAYA, THE QUEEN OF BELLY DANCING featured in GALA EGYPTIAN BELLY DANCE TOUR OF SELECT FIVE STAR HOTELS IN INDIA!

This poster advertised just one of Soraya's rare belly dance shows on her gala Egyptian belly dance tour throughout India.  It appeared on billboards, in newspapers in India and Dubai, United Arab Emirates and TV showcasing this one of a kind cutting edge, cultural belly dance event.
 

An interview with International Belly Dancer Soraya from "DANCA ORIENTAL"l:, the publication from the countries of Argentina and Brazil.

 


"Soraya Rocks The Beat"!!

"Soraya's Night at the Casbah, Egyptian Belly Dance show is featured in the Burlington County Times Newspaper"

"SORAYA'S PROFESSIONAL STAGE MAKEUP TIPS"


"Soraya appears in "US 1", The Entertainment Newspaper of Princeton, NJ"


"The Secrets of the Taj - Part 2" from the Philadelphia Daily New!"
 


"With Zills on her fingers and Bells on her toes"