Festival 2017 Christchurch

Featuring Zaghareet Daniela direct from Cairo and Bellydance Super Star Kami Liddle, plus musicians Bilge Özgün (AUS) and Doug Brush (USA/NZ)! More information here.
Tickets available from EventFinder - Join MEDANZ for a great discount!


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Special edition belly dance retreat.....
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Welcome to the website of MEDANZ:

The Middle Eastern Dance Association of New Zealand

We are a non-profit Incorporated Society for dancers and enthusiasts.

MEDANZ provides a network for dancers and also maintains a list of New Zealand teachers.

Middle Eastern Dance is a term which includes a number of dances that originated around the Mediterranean and North Africa. It is often known as "Belly Dance" in the West.

We are open to Dancers (students, amateurs and professionals), Teachers, Musicians, Vendors, and general supporters.

We have recently created a page to assist you with some of your most Frequently Asked Questions, click here, or find it in the drop down menu under 'Contact Us'