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Saiidi choreography by Joana Saahirah taught in Poland
Saiidi choreography by Joana Saahirah taught in Poland, Orient Addicts Festival. From Tradition to Modernity - a hip, dynamic, light Saiidi choreography using "Tahtib" vocabulary. I owe most of my knowledge on Egyptian Folklore to Mahmoud Reda, the creator of the iconic Reda Troupe, fairly considered the father of Egyptian Folklore. The rest is a mix between research in my years of study and career in Egypt and creativity. Mixing authentic vocabulary, attitude and feeling with modern elements can be a lot of fun and an homage to the roots. Knowledge and creativity are always a good combination!