Welcome to VENUS ORIENTAL FESTIVAL


Ntia Pilatou will be your host for the 3rd Venus Oriental Festival in the most beautiful city of Greece, Volos ! Get ready for Shows, Contests and Master Classes that will blow your mind ! ! !

Teachers-Judges


  • Ntia Pilatou

    Organizer & Master Teacher, Greece

    Aleksei Riaboshapka

    Master Teacher & Judge, Ukraine

    Artem Uzunov

    Master Teacher, Russia

  • Prince Kayammer

    Master Teacher & Judge, Greece

    Athina Pirgioti

    Guest Instructor, Greece

    Eleni Tare

    Guest Instructor & Judge, Greece

  • Valentina Antonova

    Judge & Performer, Estonia

    Samira Demir

    Judge & Performer, Turkey

    Aliah

    Judge, Performer & Fashion Bazaar, Poland

  • Yara Dagher

    Judge, Performer & Fashion Bazaar ,Syria-Greece

Ntia Pilatou
Organizer & Master Teacher, Greece
Ntia Pilatou is a professional bellydancer, owner of one of the biggest bellydance schools in Greece .She is also the creator of a new warming programme for bellydancers called Bellyfitness and organizer of "VENUS" Oriental Dance Festival located in Volos, Greece. At her early age she added music in her life by having piano and dancing lessons. Now she is a recognized dance teacher and judge (by THE INTERNATIONAL DANCE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION in Great Britain) and multi-awarded winner of national and international competitions. Ntia is known for her unique dance style and her standout choreographies which make her students constitute some of the most successful dance groups and soloists in Greece
Aleksei Riaboshapka
Master Teacher & Judge, Ukraine
Aleksei is well-known perfomer and a recognized choreographer of belly dance and oriental folkloric styles. He's a superstar in Ukraine and one of the best male bellydancers in the world. He was invited in festivals of almost thirty countries to his art and passion for oriental dance. He is also teacher and judge of the League of belly dance masters (Russia) created by Elena Ramazanova. In home country, Alekesi created his own unique dance company RA-Studio whose students are taught by high-class professionals to become professionals. Many of them are winners of prestigious contests world-wide. Aleksei workshops are known to be interesting, creative and fun. His talent, choreographic originality and bright personality have touched a lot hearts of dancers
Artem Uzunov
Master Teacher, Russia
Prince Kayammer
Master Teacher & Judge, Greece
Prince Kayammer was born and raised in Thessaloniki. His love for the Egyptian dance led him to Cairo, where he studied alongside Mahmoud Reda, Farida Fahmy, Aida Nour, Mohammed Kazafy, Khaled Mahmoud, Randa Kamel,, Lubna Emam, Tito Seif, etc. He completed more than 400 hours of training with Egyptian Master Teachers.He also took workshops and classes with Turkish,American and Tribal style teachers. Prince Kayammer began dancing professionally in 2003 in Thessaloniki performing nightly for more than 6 years in arabic restaurants and night clubs. Since 2004 he worked as a teacher and choreographer in many dance schools. From 2007 to 2009 he was a member of the male dance troupe Sultans of Raqs, which toured for performances and workshops in many countries of Europe.He also trained a lot of proffesional dancers in Greece and abroad. Prince Kayammer formed the first Oriental Dance Festival in Greece (Thessaloniki) in October 2008 including workshops from 5 International teachers,Gala show and hafla.He was also the first instructor to create a proffesional dance training course including 24h of theoretical issues & practical application of the Egyptian dance in Athens and Thessaloniki 2011.He is also the co-founder and organizer of Oriental Passion,the biggest Oriental Dance festival in Greece along with Elena Eleftheriou. Well known for his great technique and strong,full of emotions dance character he is one of the most sought-after performers and instructors nowadays
Athina Pirgioti
Guest Instructor, Greece
Graduated the Higher Professional Dance School of Larissa where trained by the distinguished teacher and director of the school, Mr. Gesh Mihov obtaining the Diploma Professor of Dance, she is also honors patentee "Professeur de Barre Astié" and all examinations of the English system RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) in classical ballet until ADVANCED 1. She attended classical ballet courses, modern dance, improvisation and music with either Greek or dance teachers from abroad. Since the September of 2013, she teaches ballet and contemporary dance and from 2012 she has been working privately as a teacher Barre Astié. She was also a part of the Barre Astié Festival held in the Higher Professional School of Dance, Rallou Manou in Athens and Venus Oriental Festival in years 2015 and 2016.
Eleni Tare
Guest Instructor & Judge, Greece
Eleni is the Venus Queen 2017
Valentina Antonova
Judge & Performer, Estonia
Valentina is oriental dancer for more than ten years, improving her skills under the leadership of the best masters from Egypt, Russia, Estonia and many other countries: For many years she herself is a teacher teaching in the group, in private classes and master classes. Now Valentina is the head of the oriental dance studio LuXoR. 2016 February - 1st place at the Tabla Queen 2016 Contest www.raqsmystique.eu Tallinn, Estonia 2016 April - bronze in the category professionals - classic oriental and silver in the category professionals - improvisation at the international festival Night in Luxor 2016. Vilnius, Lithuania 2016 July - a joint project with percussionist Chronis Taxidis - recording of a musical composition and shooting in a music video. Athens, Greece 2016 October - training and performances at the big international festival Let's Dance Bellydance. Thessaloniki, Greece 2017 July - judge at the international competition Venus 2017, Volos, Greece 2017 October - the first place at the international festival of oriental dance in Tallinn Valentina is recognized for her powerful energy on the stage and the special contact with the audience.
Samira Demir
Judge & Performer, Turkey
Aliah
Judge, Performer & Fashion Bazaar, Poland
Professional bellydance performer, instructor, judge, organizer of “Dance Weekend in Warsaw with stars” festival. Aliah has performed Bellydance since 2009. For 5 years she actively took part in various contests and festivals winning and taking prize places in many of them. Austria, France, Switzerland, Lithuania, Latvia, Austria, France, Switzerland, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovakia, Greece, Cyprus, Spain, Netherlands, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia – these are the countries she has recently visited as a festivals participant. In 2013 she opened her Bellydance classes in Belarus. Her students became winners and champions of Belarussian contests. In 2014 her group became champion of Belarus in the Show category. Since 2015 she lives in Warsaw, Poland where she performs her own classes too. Her students dance on the best city stages and travel with her to visit festivals all over the Europe. In 2016 Aliah organized a few dance events in Warsaw. Among them there was a small tribal festival with workshops and a party and a big bellydance festival “Dance Weekend in Warsaw with stars” with the world-famous bellydace stars invited. It attracted dancers from 10 countries: Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Switzerland, France and Ireland. For 2017 Aliah gets a lot of invitations to be an instructor and a judge at many European festivals. Her bellydance tour has already got 13 festivals in 11 countries and more to come. Beside to be the dancer, judge and organizer, Aliah is a designer of exclusive bellydance costumes, training clothes and accessories. Her web shop – http://shop.aliah.dance
Yara Dagher
Judge, Performer & Fashion Bazaar ,Syria-Greece
Yara Dagher originates from Syria. She has studied microbiology and then she studied fashion design because of her love on that subject and due to her deeper weakness to the world of oriental, where she has now dedicated herself. She has launched projects to a large number of artists and famous dancers in Greece and abroad. An important factor for the two above is the impact of fashion show. Because of her temperament she has taken part as guest and perform in plenty shows and festivals: Mediterranean delight festival, Let’s Dance Bellydance, Oriental Passion, Cairo by night, Raqs Mystique (Estonia), Rakkas festival (Turkey) ,Night in Luxor (Lithuania) International Oriental Festival (Germany), Cairo by Cyprus festival, Enigma of Arabia (Ukraine) and in many other countries such as Denmark-Sweden. Finally, after her dancing experience boosted by Latin dances, she finally recognized her passion for the Eastern dance scene and started her own dance school, in Athens. With this school, she engages teaching and promotion of special features.

Festival Schedule


July 2, 2017
09:00 - 10:00
Warm Up
Athina Pyrgioti - Greece
Venue: Domotel Xenia Volos
10:00 -12:00
Drum Solo
Ntia Pilatou - Greece
Venue: Domotel Xenia Volos
12:00 - 14:00
Golden Era
Prince Kayammer - Greece
Venue: Domotel Xenia Volos
14:00 - 16:00
Dapke
Alexei Riaboshapka - Ukraine
Venue: Domotel Xenia Volos
20:30
GALA SHOW
Venue: Politistiko Kentro N.Ionia Theatre
July 1, 2017
09:00 - 10:00
Bellyfitness
Eleni Tare - Greece
Venue: Domotel Xenia Volos
10:00 - 12:00
Oriental Style
Alexei Riaboshapka - Ukraine
Venue: Domotel Xenia Volos
12:00 - 14:00
Rythms & Improvisation Secrets
Artem Uzunov - Russia
Venue: Domotel Xenia Volos
14:00 - 16:00
Shabbi
Prince Kayammer - Greece
Venue: Domotel Xenia Volos
18:00
COMPETITION
Venue: Politistiko Kentro N. Ionia Theatre

CONTEST CATEGORIES

Open Stage Solo
*Baby: 5-8 2:00 min
*Junior: 10-14 2:30 min
*Teens: 15-18 2:30 min
*Adults: 18+
Solo
*Folklore: 14+ 2:30 min
*Fusion: 14+ 2:30 min
*Drum Solo: 14+ 2:30 min
*Princess Venus (Classic style): 14+ 3:30 min
*Queen Venus Professional (Classic Style): 16+ 3:30 min
Group
*Group (more than 3 members): 14+ 3:00 min
*Duet: 14+ 3:00 min

PROFESSIONAL VENUS QUEEN CATEGORY PRIZES

* * * 1st Place Winner * * *
FULL PASS Orient Dance Festival Varna Bulgaria
FULL PASS Dance Weekend in Warsaw Poland
FULL PASS Orient El Hob Spain
FULL PASS Aria Festival Sicily
FULL PASS Bellywood Festival Ukraine
FULL PASS Nur Bulgaria
50% DISCOUNT Orientalisimo Barcelona
50% DISCOUNT Orient Cyprus
COSTUME & JEWELLERY by Ioanna Pakou
GUEST TEACHER & JUDGE in Venus Festival Greece 2019

* * * 2nd Place Winner * * *
FULL PASS Yalla Raqs Italy
50% DISCOUNT AL RAKESA RUSSIA
50% DISCOUNT Orient Dance Fest Varna Bulgaria
30% DISCOUNT Venus Festival Greece
10% DISCOUNT Orient Cyprus

* * * 3rd Place Winner * * *
50% DISCOUNT Night in Luxor Lithuania
50% DISCOUNT Leylet El Hop Switzerland
30% DISCOUNT Bellywood Festival Ukraine
10% DISCOUNT Orient Cyprus

PRINCESS VENUS PRIZES

* * * 1st Place Winner * * *
FULL PASS Santorini Arabic Gathering Greece
FULL PASS Ah Ya Elbi Poland
50% DISCOUNT Night in Luxor Lithuania
25% DISCOUNT ORIENT CYPRUS
Jewellery by Ioanna Pakou

* * * 2nd Place Winner * * *
50% DISCOUNT Hezz Ya Wezz Bulgaria
30% DISCOUNT Venus Festival Greece
10% DISCOUNT Orient Cyprus

* * * 3d Place Winner * * *
50% DISCOUNT Santorini Arabic Gathering Greece
30% DISCOUNT Venus Festival Greece
10% DISCOUNT Orient Cyprus

GROUP CATEGORY PRIZES

* * * 1st Place Winner * * *
50% DISCOUNT (for every member) Orientalisimo Barcelona
30% DISCOUNT (for every member) Hezz Ya Wezz Bulgaria
30% DISCOUNT (for every member) Raks Glam Poland

* * * 2nd Place Winner * * *
30% DISCOUNT (for every member) Venus Festival Greece
20% DISCOUNT (for every member) Orient El Hob Spain

* * * 3rdPlace Winner * * *
30% DISCOUNT (for every member) Venus Festival Greece

DUET CATEGORY PRIZES

* * * 1st Place Winner * * *
30% DISCOUNT (for every member) Nur Festival Bulgaria
30% DISCOUNT (for every member) Venus Festival Greece
25% DISCOUNT (for every member) Bellywood Festival Ukraine

* * * 2nd Place Winner * * *
15% DISCOUNT (for every member) Bellywood Festival Ukraine
15% DISCOUNT (for every member) Venus Festival Greece

* * * 3rd Place Winner * * *
10% DISCOUNT (for every member) Bellywood Festival Ukraine
10% DISCOUNT (for every member) Venus Festival Greece

Pricing


If you want to compete to any of the Solo categories (except of Baby Solo Category) you must register to the Full Pass* packet.

*Full Pass includes the competition fee for one Solo Category, one more category of your choice and the Master Classes. For each additional Category you wish to compete, an extra 10 € fee is required.


If you want to compete only to the Duet/Group Category then you can register to the Duet/Group Contest Pass (it does not include Master Classes).


Register now for the packet you are interested ! ! !

    • 140€

    • Early Bird Full Pass

      • *Master Classes
      • *Solo Competition Fee
      • *One More Category Of Your Choice Competition Fee
      ! ! ! Book Early Bird Full Pass by paying 70€ until 28th February 2018 ! ! !
    • Register
    • 170€

    • Door Full Pass

      • *Master Classes
      • *Solo Competition Fee
      • *One More Category Of Your Choice Competition Fee
      ***Door Full Pass applies after 1st March 2018
    • Register
    • 50€

    • Baby Full Pass

      • *Master Classes
      • *Solo Competition Fee
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    • Register
    • 20€

    • Group Contest Pass

      • *Group Competition Fee
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    • Register
    • 20€

    • Douet Contest Pass

      • *Duet Competition Fee
      • *
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    • Register
    • 10€

    • Baby Solo Pass

      • *Baby Solo Competition Fee
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    • Register

Registration Form


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How to Visit us

Please check the bus schedules from Athens and Thessaloniki in the link below.
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Accommodation

For 3rd consecutive year Domotel Xenia Volos City Resort will accommodate Venus Oriental Festival. For special prices during the Venus Oriental Festival contact with:
Domotel XENIA Volos City Resort

Videos & Photos

For the videos during Venus Oriental Greece contact with:
Oriental Videographer & Photographer Vladimir Kluchenkov
For the photos during Venus Oriental Greece contact with:
Simiakakis Studio Of Art

Contact


Contact In Details

Address

1, Plastira str. 38 221 Volos

Phone

+306987733122

Email

venusorientalgreece@gmail.com

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