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  • Online Workshop with Jenny
    Online Workshop with Jenny
    Membership Offer
    Fri, 08 Mar
    Online Course
    08 Mar 2024, 4:52 pm – 20 Apr 2024, 11:50 pm
    Online Course
    Online only. You can join the online course to learn the choreography to Khatwet Serena with Jenny. Unless you have purchased a fundraising festival pass the Festival staging workshop, and performance opportunity is not included in this workshop ticket.
  • MEDANZ Festival Meet & Greet
    MEDANZ Festival Meet & Greet
    Thu, 25 Apr
    Number Six Bar & Bistro
    25 Apr 2024, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Number Six Bar & Bistro, 6 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    As dancers from all over New Zealand gather in Christchurch for their annual MEDANZ Festival, catch up with old friends and meet some new ones over a glass of wine. Please RSVP if you would like to attend.
  • MEDANZ Festival 24: Panel Discussion: Dancing with chronic illness, through injury/ Dancing as we age
    MEDANZ Festival 24: Panel Discussion: Dancing with chronic illness, through injury/ Dancing as we age
    Fri, 26 Apr
    Theatre Lobby, 1st Floor, Papa Hou
    26 Apr 2024, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    Theatre Lobby, 1st Floor, Papa Hou, 12 Hereford Street Christchurch Central City Christchurch, Christchurch Central City, Canterbury 8011, New Zealand
    Join our panel to discuss the topics of dancing with chronic illness, through injury and dancing as we age, followed by a Q&A session. Feel free to bring your Breakfast/Coffee/Tea to the discussion, you can pick up supplies at the Atawhai Cafe on the ground floor at Papa Hou.
  • Frame Drum/Cymbal Patterns with Emmola
    Frame Drum/Cymbal Patterns with Emmola
    Membership Offer
    Fri, 26 Apr
    Papa Hou Green Room
    26 Apr 2024, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm
    Papa Hou Green Room, 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch CBD, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Friday 10.15am - 12.15pm Papa Hou Green Room
  • When we begin to sway - Elegant Samaii with Zumarrad
    When we begin to sway - Elegant Samaii with Zumarrad
    Membership Offer
    Fri, 26 Apr
    Papa Hou Theatre
    26 Apr 2024, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm
    Papa Hou Theatre, 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch CBD, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
  • Mermaid Choreography with Eva
    Mermaid Choreography with Eva
    Membership Offer
    Fri, 26 Apr
    Papa Hou Theatre
    26 Apr 2024, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Papa Hou Theatre, 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch CBD, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Friday 12.30pm - 2.30pm Papa Hou Theatre
  • If you say it you can play it Drum with Jill
    If you say it you can play it Drum with Jill
    Membership Offer
    Fri, 26 Apr
    Papa Hou Green Room
    26 Apr 2024, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Papa Hou Green Room, 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch CBD, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Friday 12.30pm - 2.30pm Papa Hou Green Room
  • Divine Skirt Chaos with Samantha Flower Nova
    Divine Skirt Chaos with Samantha Flower Nova
    Membership Offer
    Fri, 26 Apr
    The Chrystal Palace
    26 Apr 2024, 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm
    The Chrystal Palace, 12 Chrystal Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    Friday 12.45pm - 2.45pm The Chrystal Palace
  • MEDANZ Festival Souk / Bring & Buy
    MEDANZ Festival Souk / Bring & Buy
    Fri, 26 Apr
    The Chrystal Palace
    MEDANZ Festival Souk / Bring & Buy
    26 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    The Chrystal Palace, 12 Chrystal Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    Are you interested in buying some belly dance related items, costumes, hip belts, zills (sagat), jewellery etc? Then join us at the Chrystal Palace in Richmond for our festival Souk. If you are interested in hiring a table, please contact us: committee@medanz.org.nz
  • MEDANZ Informal Discussion
    MEDANZ Informal Discussion
    Fri, 26 Apr
    The Chrystal Palace
    26 Apr 2024, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    The Chrystal Palace, 12 Chrystal Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    Did you want to talk about MEDANZ outside of the AGM formality? Well here is your chance! Calling all MEDANZ supporters, let's sit down and have a constructive discussion about bellydance in NZ, how MEDANZ can best serve this community, and any ideas you would like to share.
  • Hafla MEDANZ Festival 2024
    Hafla MEDANZ Festival 2024
    Membership Offer
    Fri, 26 Apr
    The Chrystal Palace
    26 Apr 2024, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    The Chrystal Palace, 12 Chrystal Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    Join the NZ belly dance community as they gather together in this informal hafla, with a variety of performances, food (pizza and salads provided) BYO drinks. Fundraising Festival Pass holders will have access to this event as it is included in the Pass. Limited tickets available from 15 March.
  • Your Formation Station with Ziva
    Your Formation Station with Ziva
    Membership Offer
    Sat, 27 Apr
    Papa Hou Theatre
    27 Apr 2024, 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    Papa Hou Theatre, 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch CBD, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Saturday 9.30am Papa Hou Theatre
  • Stylised Mejanse with Yenifer
    Stylised Mejanse with Yenifer
    Membership Offer
    Sat, 27 Apr
    Papa Hou Rangimarie Room (2nd Floor)
    27 Apr 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Papa Hou Rangimarie Room (2nd Floor), 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch CBD, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Saturday 10am - 12noon Papa Hou Rangimarie Room
  • Social Connection through Improv with Juniper
    Social Connection through Improv with Juniper
    Membership Offer
    Sat, 27 Apr
    Papa Hou Rangimarie Room (2nd Floor)
    27 Apr 2024, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Papa Hou Rangimarie Room (2nd Floor), 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch CBD, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Saturday 12noon - 2pm Papa Hou Rangimarie Room
  • MEDANZ Annual General Meeting 2024 & Festival Schedule
    MEDANZ Annual General Meeting 2024 & Festival Schedule
    Sat, 27 Apr
    Black Box Theatre & Venues at Papa Hou
    27 Apr 2024, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Black Box Theatre & Venues at Papa Hou, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    We look forward to seeing you in Christchurch for our annual festival: 26/27 April 2024. The MEDANZ AGM will be held at 2pm on Saturday 27 April. If you are unable to attend the AGM in person, please register for this event, and we will send you a Zoom link for you to attend this meeting.
  • MEDANZ Festival 2024 Show
    MEDANZ Festival 2024 Show
    Membership Offer
    Sat, 27 Apr
    Papa Hou
    27 Apr 2024, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Papa Hou, 12 Hereford Street Christchurch Central City Christchurch, Christchurch Central City, Canterbury 8011, New Zealand
    Join the New Zealand belly dance community for their annual theatre show. Featuring a selection of styles from classical through to group improvisation (Tribal) and modern Egyptian. Tickets Adults: $36, Concession Tickets $20 for Children 12 and under/ Senior Citizens 65+ will be available.
  • 4 Workshop Festival Fundraising Pass SOLD OUT
    4 Workshop Festival Fundraising Pass SOLD OUT
    Membership Offer
    Sat, 27 Apr
    Black Box Theatre & Venues at Papa Hou
    27 Apr 2024, 8:00 pm
    Black Box Theatre & Venues at Papa Hou, 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    The 4 Workshop Fundraising Festival Pass Includes 4 workshops of your choice plus 1 show ticket and 1 hafla ticket. MEDANZ Subscribers: Login to receive your $30 discount. Sponsored by Christchurch City Creative NZ Communities
  • Single Festival Pass SOLD OUT
    Single Festival Pass SOLD OUT
    Membership Offer
    Sat, 27 Apr
    Black Box Theatre & Venues at Papa Hou
    27 Apr 2024, 8:00 pm
    Black Box Theatre & Venues at Papa Hou, 4 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    The Fundraising Single Festival Pass includes 1 workshop of your choice, plus 1 show ticket and 1 hafla ticket. MEDANZ Subscribers: Login to receive your $30 discount. Sponsored by Christchurch City Creative NZ Communities
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"My MEDANZ membership has been vital both in terms of artistic opportunity and community connection, and I truly appreciate how the 2021-22 committee is pulling out all the stops to both listen to what the members want and anticipate our needs." 

                                                            Juniper Nichols 2021

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