The Kingdom of Ansteorra Middle Eastern Dance Webpage
Middle Eastern Dance Competition
See the Kingdom Calendar for date
Middle Eastern Dance is focused on the promotion on all styles of Middle Eastern Dance and Music.
We have a Facebook page called Ansteorra ME Community, Please like us and stay tuned for updates on different ME events and things of interest around the kingdom.
The typical rules for Middle Eastern Dance Championship are:
Documentation is highly recommended, but is not required.
- Dancers will perform 2 pieces. Whether the pieces are choreographed or spontaneous the dancer's choice. This piece is limited to 5 minutes.
- The second piece is an improv piece, preformed to the "house band". The reason for this piece is the Kingdom Champion must be able to perform at the need of the Crown. This piece is limited to 3 minutes.
- Dancers may perform to live music or recorded music. Recorded Music must be appropriate for the period style piece that is being performed.
- Dancers may provide their own musician(s) or use the "house musician(s)" when dancing to live music.
- Dancers MUST sign in by 11 a.m. Saturday morning and pick up information packet; sign in location will be posted at the event.
- Depending on number of dancers, there may be a preliminary competition round prior to the evening's final competition/performance.
- Performances will be judged according to the current Kingdom A&S performing arts judging form (see the Kingdom's A&S website to view the form)