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Video of Dunyah's Tambourine and Candle Tray Dance filmed at MEDGE in Jan. 2009. Music by Sarband and Americanistan.

Video of Dunyah dancing to "Nadia" by the Sultans, at the Coffee House in Salem.

Video of Dunyah dancing to "N'Etana" by Americanistan at the Coffee House, Salem. 2010. Video by David Duncan.

Video of Dunyah dancing to drum solo by Americanistan, Coffee House, Salem. Video by David Duncan.

Dunyah in Ouled Nail costume
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World Beat Festival, June 2010

Dunyah at Tribal Oasis 2010
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Click to view video fromTribal Oasis 2009
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Photo by Fred Herynckx

Dunyah at Saqra's Showcase 2010.
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Photo by Jeff Obermann

Dunyah's Tambourine and Candle Tray Dance
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Click to view video

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Dunyah dancing on goblets at the Old World Deli, Apr 2010

Dunyah has been rocked by the music and dance of the Middle East since 1976, when she saw her first live performance. Her world changed on that day, and she has been an avid student of the dance and music ever since.
 
She is or has been a solo dancer, troupe dancer, troupe director, band member, band director, workshop instructor, event producer, webmaster, writer and producer of 5 CDs with Americanistan. She plays bass dumbek, Arabic tambourine, tar drum, zills and harmonium, an acoustic keyboard from India.
 
She met her husband, Wayne "Omar" the same year that she discovered the dance. She likes to say that these two are the longest-lasting love affairs of her life. Besides their creative partnership in Americanistan, the couple has raised two children, an endeavor that has also demanded great creativity and resourcefulness, but, like music, is infinitely rewarding.

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Dunyah's goblet dance at Rakassah with Americanistan

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Dunyah and Wayne Omar at Wildlife Safari