Who are the ladies who transfix us all with their sultry moves?
With hips that sway and swivel beyond the abilities of a normal human being, and donning elaborately bedazzled costumes that put their, err, assets, on display, belly dancers can transfix an entire crowd with one magical move. Here are some of the Egyptian ladies who have gotten men to melt and women to be envious with their sultry dancing.
Dina is one name that never gets old when it comes to the belly dancing scene. Getting involved in the profession in the early 1970s, she was named "Last Egyptian Dancer" by Newsweek. She graduated from the university of Ain Sham and also happens to have a Masters Degree in Philosophy! Who knew?
The queen of oriental dance is 62 and still rocking it, but these days she's moved away from dance and is jumping from being an actress to a TV show host. The empowering female reportedly owned 5,000 dancing costumes, the most expensive being valued at $40,000. And she's freaking fabulous. Khamsa emwah.
Amie was born to an Egyptian family, but grew up in Singapore and was raised a classical ballerina who happened to develop a passion for the art of belly dancing later on in her life. Other than mastering the moves of jazz, contemporary, and tap dance, Amie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from Rhodec Institute of the Arts and is an alumnus of Cairo American College.
Famous Egyptian hip swiveling queen Lucy has always rocked stages and weddings, played a big role in growing the belly dancing scene in Egyptian culture, and entertained millions with her magnetizing moves.