Folklore Group Competition


If your group love folklore, this competition may be for you.  A chance to showcase what you do and get some feedback.
Please Note:  All competitors must have purchased at least one workshop before being able to enter the competition

Cost – variable – see below.
A £40 deposit is required to reserve your place.  The balance will be due at registration.  See below for details.



Do you love the traditional side of bellydance?  From Reda style to authentic traditional styles, we love it all.  Capture the essence of the style and this prize could be yours……  This is a group competition.

We classify folklore as:  Saidi, Nubian, Alexandrian – any specific regional traditional style.  Not baladi or sha’abi.  If unsure, feel free to contact us

  • Judges will mark on:
  • Content / technique
  • Choreography
  • Musicality
  • Individuality
  • Presentation
  • Group dynamics

Music tracks should not be longer than 3.30. Any tracks that are longer than 3.30 won’t be accepted by the organisation. All music must be sent to the festival organisers a week before the competition on mp3 format.

Cost:  Variable
2 – 5 performers:  £20 each
6+ performers:  £12 each
A non refundable deposit of £40 to reserve your place – the balance will be due at the festival registration.

Important: All competitors have to purchase at least one workshop before being able to enter the competition.

Categories must have more than 3 entrants to go ahead.  Full refunds of competition payments will be given if there are not enough entrants.

Venue:  Dr Bells Old Baths is a renovated historic building.  Changing space is limited so we suggest you arrive performance ready.

You can enter more than one competition, just add them to your basket.

Oriental Professional Solo

Oriental Amateur solo

Oriental Group

Folklore solo

Baladi / Sha’abi solo

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Click here to see the amazing prize:

Folklore Group Winners

Free On line NADA membership for each person 

Free tickets to Friday night show 2021

Performance slot to open Friday night show 2021

Medals & Diplomas

2nd Prize

Free on line NADA membership for each person (1 year)

Terms and conditions

Deposits are non refundable unless the organisers have to cancel a category in which case, deposits are returned in full.

The balance for each category is due on arrival at the venue and must be paid before entering the competition.

We need at least 3 entrants for a competition category to run.

If you are entering more than one category, there may be limited time to change.  Please bear this in mind when planning costuming.

Judges decisions are final.