Live Bellydance Event

Enjoy the show! November 6th starting at 6:00, Ahmed Hussien and Stefanya will be hosting a live Bellydance Competition at The Gate to the Mediterranean. This event is open to the public and is fun for all. 

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Bellydance Superstar Stefanya , the L. A. Bellydance Academy, and Egyptian dance master Ahmed Hussien present the L. A. Bellydance Competition. A live event designed to inspire and challenge rising star dancers to be seen and rewarded for their efforts. This year, you are invited to witness the final portion of the two-day event with us at the Gate to the Mediterranean.

Come be a part of the show and choose our Corps d’elite – the audience choice winner.
There will be live musical entertainment and open dancing after the show with our special guests, Mosaique Dance Company and Issam Houshan. 

Tickets are available and will include dinner. Hummus, rice, vegetables, chicken, and kafta will be served at your table. Drinks, hooka, and a la carte menu items will be available for an additional purchase.


Available for an additional cost


Dinner is included in the ticket price.


Open dance floor and live music throughout the evening.

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Priority seating


General Admission Tickets $59.99

VIP Tickets are $125

All tickets include dinner. Drinks, hooka, and a la carte menu items will be available for an additional purchase.

Celebrity Judges

Daytime Television Star

General Hospital

Lydia Look

Lydia Look is a multi-lingual and award-winning Hollywood actor. She is well known for her current leading role on ABC’s General Hospital as Selina Wu.

Egyptian Dance Master

Ahmed Hussien Master

Ahmed Hussien

Ahmed Hussien is an undeniably iconic figure and a source of inspiration for dancers and teachers alike in the world of Classic Oriental and Egyptian Folkloric Dance. Ahmed’s masterful and dynamic teaching method is the result of his absolute dedication to dance combined with his comprehensive experience in the area of performance and choreography. 

Master Percussionist 

Master Arab Percussionist

Issam Houshan

From Damascus, Syria, Issam Houshan is world-renowned for his role in the Bellydance Superstar show and for working with artists like Sting and Che Mami.

Miss Gujarat

Miss Gujarat

Hiral Trivedi

Hiral Trivedi has been a professional model, fashion choreographer, and dress designer for about 20 yrs. She has been a cover-page model for magazines like Femina, Cosmopolitan, and Rado watches.

Also, she was crowned Miss Gujarat. India.

In addition, She is an entrepreneur owing her brand of restaurants in India.

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10 Years of Joy

Thank you to all the dancers and audience members who have been with us through years of fun. We are excited to share this event with you.

Don’t miss out

Join Us!

Event Info


November 6th, 2022


The Gate to the Mediterranean

16925 Ventura Blvd. Encino, CA 91316


6:00 – 10:00 pm