Iana Dance Podcast
Wow! This is our 50th episode! Can you believe it?
In today’s episode I decided to highlight the very important topic of belly dance representation on television. TV is one of the most powerful tools to spread awareness and get people involved in learning belly dance, but on the other hand, it’s a tricky medium that often spreads misinterpretations, and may even harm the prestige of the art form.
I put together a compilation of interviews in which we touched the topic of belly dance on TV. You’ll hear the founders of Orientalisimo, as well as stories of dancers who did performances on popular TV channels: Meher Malik, Alla Kushnir, and Brenda. Hearing all these stories and opinions back to back provides a very interesting prospective on the subject!
Show Notes to this episode:
Ep 09. Founders of Orientalisimo: Social Media as a Bridge Between Dancers & General Public
Ep 27. Meher Malik: Fusion, Confusion and Female Objectification
Ep 34. Brenda: Building Dance Career in Cairo Without a Manager
Ep 40. Alla Kushnir: Not Only Luck Makes You Number 1
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