Sayed el Joker Sayed el Joker
 
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Enjoy a video of egyptian folklore dance !!
TANURA.MPG - 1123 KB TAMRHANA.AVI - 845 KB SKNDRANI.MPG - 1431 KB SAIDA.MPG - 1161 KB NUBIAN.MPG - 1529 KB HAGALA.MPG - 1061 KB
Tanura Tamrhana Skandirani Saida Nubian Hagalla
  
 
Sayed el Joker is an expert and artist with years of experience in the world of Egyptian dance which started in childhood and continued throughout a worldwide dance carriere. He is comitted to the preservation of the tradition of this rich and beautiful art form as well as experienced in adaptations to modern settings. A native of Deschna in Upper Egypt, he started dancing in the Luxor Folklore Ensemble when he was only 11 years old. From 1973 - 1976 he was trained in the School for Ballett and Performance Art in Cairo/ Egypt. Since that time he appeared in numerous shows, musicals and in almost all of Egypt's major folkloric troups. He also was a member, teacher and soloist in the famous Mahmoud Reda Troup and in the Egyptian State Television Ballett.    Sayed el Joker
 
Sayed el  Joker    In Germany he just became famous in the dance theater and first oriental musical named "ZARO" (production and choreography by Momo Kadous) by playing the title role as "Zaro" at Germany's most important oriental dance event, the Festival Art Oriental '97 in Frankfurt.
He as well performed in different wellknown nightclubshows in Cairo, with such acclaimed artists as Aza Sherif, Fifi Abdou and Sahra Saeeda. Numerous tours brought him to many oriental countries as to Jordania, Tunisia, Morocco, Cypria, Turkey, Syria and Irak. From 1992 he was asked by the famous american dancer Sahra Saeeda to join her performance tour through the USA, where he continued to stay until 1995.
 
Im Horus-Tempel During 1996 he performed mainly in France and Portugal with the well-known dancer Leila Haddad, before he came to Germany. Sayed EI Joker is a master of the different kinds of authentic egyptian folklore. In his workshops he explains carefully the origin and the cultural background of the dances he is teaching. He not only shows up the difference between the typical masculine and feminie style of the dance, but he also explains very sensitive the different qualities of feeling in the dances.
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