Competition Schedule:

The first three winners of each heat will go forward to the final.
All twelve finalists will be announced at the end of the evening on 22June 30th
For the heats you are expected to prepare not more than 5 minutes of recorded music, of your choice, that you will perform to.

So please bring a CD, and back up [another CD or flash memory] with you.
The finalists will dance to Raaqs Of COurse live orchestra. All contestants are asked to bring a list of 5 well-known Egyptian songs that they are very familiar with. Randa will choose one from each finalist’s list for them to perform to in the final round.

This will be done after the last heat on June 30th , so please have your lists ready.
Finalists will have a brief ‘top and tail’ session with Samir, the orchestra leader, the evening of 23 July, this will not be a full rehearsal.
The final of the competition will take place at the start of the closing gala. The results will be announced later the same evening.

 

Winners of Junior, Group and Rising Star competitions will be announced during the closing gala.

Professional Category Competition

Open to anyone 17 years and up
[Choreography up to 5 minutes of recorded music during the three heats.
12 finalists will be performing to Raqs Of Course live orchestra in]

1st Place:
Raqs Of Course Gold crown 2018
2019 Festival package and Gala performance
2019 NYCairo Festival package and Gala performance
Raqs Of Course Sash 2018
Raqs Of Course Trophy 2018
Certificates signed by the judges

2nd Place:
Raqs Of Course Gold Necklace
Raqs of Course 2019 Gold workshop package 
Raqs Of Course Sash 2018
Raqs Of Course Trophy 2018
Certificates signed by the judges

3rd Place:
Raqs Of Course Gold Bracelet
Raqs of Course 2019 Bronze workshop package 
Raqs Of Course Sash 2018
Raqs Of Course Trophy 2018
Certificates signed by the judges

 

Risng Star Category Competition

open to anyone 12 and up unless you are a professional dancer
[Choreography up to 5 minutes of recorded music]

1st Place:
Raqs Of Course Silver crown
Raqs Of Course Sash 2018
Raqs Of Course Trophy 2018
Munique Neith Festival full package 2019
Certificates signed by the judges

2nd Place:
2019 Bronze package Raqs of Course 2019
Raqs Of Course Sash 2018
Raqs Of Course Trophy 2018
Certificates signed by the judges

3rd Place:
Raqs Of Course Sash 2018
Raqs Of Course Trophy 2018
Certificates signed by the judg

 

 

 

 

Junior Category Competition

Open to anyone under 12 year old
[Choreography up to 3 minutes of recorded music]

1st Place:
Raqs Of Course Sash 2018
Raqs Of Course Trophy 2018
Workshop of choice in 2019
Certificates signed by the judges

 

Group Category Competition

Maximum 10 dancers per group  
[Choreography up to 5 minutes of recorded music]

1st Place:
Raqs Of Course Sash 2018
Raqs Of Course Trophy 2018
Workshop of choice in 2019
Certificates signed by the judges