The first Danish Open Bellydance was held in Roskilde near Copenhagen November 2012. And since 2013 the competition has been located in Glostrup just 12 km from the heart of Copenhagen.
In just a few years our competitions and festival has grown to be one of Northern Europe biggest. We are so grateful for all the support we get from dancers all over the world.
Danish Open Bellydance is not just a big competition but a festival in it self with workshops, shows and bazaar.
During the years we have had great teachers to give workshops, perform and judge our competition:
Siri Ydstie (Norway), Anna Barner (Denmark), Guy Schalom (UK) and his Baladi Blues Ensemble, Yasmina of Cairo (Egypt/UK), Khader Ahmad (Germany), Sadie (USA), David Abraham (Argentina), Esmeralda Colabone (Brazil), Lena Helt (Sweden), Cristina Dore (Italy), Suraiya Ibrahim (Poland), Maher Kish (Egypt/Denmark), Sharon Blade (Germany), Aliah (Poland), Noura (Denmark), Suzzanne Potempa (Denmark), Mercedes Nieto (Hungray), Khaled Mahmoud (Egypt), Azad Kaan (Germany/Turkey), Lena Helt (Sweden), Fatma Zidan (Egypt/Denmark), Dominika (Poland), Mohammed Zaki (Egypt/Germany), Diva Darina (Ukraine), Benedikte Solberg (Denmark), John Rinaldo Jonassen (Denmark), Bseisa (Germany), Mohanned Hawaz (Iraq/Sweden), Anna Borisova (Russia), Fereshteh (England/Cairo), Hilde Lund (Norway), Lena Astrid (Denmark), Yallar (Latvia), Mahdy Emara (Egypt/Holland), Selina Sevil (Sweden), Tine Valois (Denmark), Fatima Serin (Germany/Turkey), Outi of Cairo (Finland/Egypt), Sirke Seppänen (Finland), Pouline Friis Lunau (Denmark).
Looking forward to be seeing you in Denmark in November.
Merrild and Noura