Fri. Jan 9, 2009. Benefit for Mark Zolun of Iraila.
When Life Gives you Cancer, Make a Variety Show and Flea Market! Live music with Americanistan,
belly dancing by Luminessah and Dunyah, music by the Swinging Marmalukeys and more. Cozmic Pizza. The benefit was a huge success!
Congratulations and many thanks to the organizers, and best wishes to Mark for a speedy return to full health!
Sat. Feb. 7, 6:30-9:00pm. Saqra's Belly Dance
Review. RaqsBand & Musical Guests Omar and Dunyah from Americanistan Band! Kent, WA.
Sun. Feb. 15, 12:35pm. Asian Celebration.
Americanistan performs with Tribalation! and Dunyah. Lane Events Center, Eugene.
Feb. 21. Mezdulene's Tribal Oasis Festival and
show featuring Gypsy Fire
with live music by Americanistan. Oakland Elementary in Oakland, Oregon.
March 9-14. Wayne Omar & Dunyah of Americanistan
perform in the Yukon Territory with Saqra and her Mediterranean Raqs Band.
March 21. Spring Belly Dance Festival. Americanistan
performs with dancers Razia, Luminessah, Dunyah, Angelina and others.
Apr 4. Alexander's Greek Cuisine. Americanistan with
Susan, Jamara, Maia, Devi and others. Roseburg, OR.
Apr. 17, MEDGE's International
Dance Day Gala Show. Dunyah and Americanistan perform, Eugene.
Apr. 24-26 Saqra's Showcase Festival. So much fun! Besides seeing a lot of old friends and some great dancing, we taught two workshops, facilitated
a drum circle, played three live music sets, and Dunyah danced a solo!
May 16. Belly Dance Show with Cira and Friends. Allan
Brothers Coffee - the Beanery, 220 Liberty St. NE, Salem, OR.
May 30. Belly Dance Show with Deena & Friends. Live
music with Americanistan. Egyptian Theater, Coos Bay, OR.
Sun. June 28, Salem World Beat
Festival. Dunyah and Wayne Omar perform with Cira and Friends at 11:00am at the Amphitheatre Stage; 4:15pm at the African
Village, and a musical set on the World Showcase Stage at 2:45pm.
11. Zumwalt Campground, official off-site campground for the Oregon Country Fair.
Fri. July 24. Big Blowout Goodbye to LeeAnn Awesome Show!! Luminessah, Americanistan, Conjugal Visitors, and more. Cozmic Pizza, 199 W. 8th, Eugene,
Sat. Sept. 5. Eugene Celebration, Saturday Market Stage. Americanistan, Tribalation! Annette,
Razia, Dunyah. Fun, fun, fun!! It even stopped raining.
Sun. Oct. 4, Northcoast Seafood Festival.
Americanistan & Tribalation! Awesome festival with lots of
great food and entertainment. Tillamook, OR.
Mon. Oct. 5. Americanistan presents Musical Lecture and Demonstration to the Nestucca
Valley Public Schools. The kids were fabulous at both the high school and elementary school.
Our favorite audience of the year so far!
Sat. Oct. 24. MEDGE Fall Festival of Dance. Americanistan performed with special guest
dancers Dunyah, Erin, Sabrina, Devi Safir and Deena. It was a great festival!
Sat. Nov. 14, Workshop with Dunyah "Working with Exotic Props" - Candle tray, goblets,
pot. Technique and tips on dancing while balancing a prop. Saqra's 1st Annual Fall Festival and Competition.
Sat. Nov. 14. Americanistan performs at Saqra's 1st Annual Fall Festival and Competition.
Sun. Nov. 15 Benefit for Anna Armaiti. Performances by Americanistan, Luminessah,
Elena Villa, Salome Bahar, Dunyah. Cozmic Pizza.
Sat. Dec. 5, 4pm. Winter Dance . Salem Public Library, Loucks Auditorium,
585 Liberty St. SE, Sponsored by Cira and RJ Dance Studio.
Wed. Dec. 9, 8pm. Americanistan and Corvallis Belly Dance Performance Guild. Old World
Thurs. Dec. 24, 3:00pm. Americanistan closes the Holiday Market! It's tradition! Dunyah, Razia, Melissa.
Lane County Fairgrounds.