We are very excited and happy to be organizing the 5th Rakkas Istanbul Festival.
We have had a great Oriental experience in 2016, and it only gets better! We are
proud to make new additions to our star teachers line up. Rakkas Istanbul team is
inviting you to one of the most magical cities in the world, "Istanbul". Attend oriental
dance workshops with many different styles from Egyptian to Turkish, to Tribal to
Turkish Gypsy Style. Enjoy gala shows, open stage, competitions, costume bazaar and
many more activities in a family atmosphere.
Rakkas Istanbul invites you to immerse in the world of belly dancing. This is a chance
to learn from famous teachers, meet fellow belly & Oriental dancers from all around
the world, polish your skills and experience the culture where belly dancing was
born. Come and join us for an unforgettable time in Istanbul!
"Rakkas Istanbul Festival"
15th - 17th June 2018
Biggest & Best Oriental Dance Festival in Turkey
€499 / $579
*This Early Booking price until 14th Janury 2018
Rakkas Istanbul Festival
Opening Gala Show with International Stars. How about watching your teachers and
our guest dancers on stage? Enjoy two nights of shows with International Stars along
with a full course dinner.
2 days - more than 45 hours.Unlimited attendance included in the festival package.Enjoy
as many workshops as you like and many different colors of oriental dance.
Rakkas Istanbul offers you "Bellydance Star" competition. Get ready to show your
skills and talent in front of the professional juries as well as the audience.If
you wish to participate in the competition, please do not forget to mark in your
registration form. Competition fee can be paid during the festival to the information
desk. Place is limited so advance registration is recommended.
It's time to dance for the other festival guests. Solo, duet, trio, group, raks sharqi,
Turkish style, gypsy style, bollywood, tribal, fusion, .....all styles and performances
are welcomed. If you wish to participate in the open stage, please do not forget
to mark in your registration form. Participation is free of charge, but place is
limited so advance registration is recommended.
Open Stage World Show
Akgün Istanbul Hotel, surrounded by city walls in the old center of Istanbul is
near the historic Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Kariye Museum,
the legendary Grand Bazaar, 5 km from Taksim Square, 10 km to Ataturk Airport and
many other magnificent mosques, monuments and museums all within 2-3 km. The underground
Metro station and bus stops are within walking distance (30 meters). Ataturk Airport,
World Trade Center (CNR) and the Forum shopping center can be reached by using the
light rail line which passes in front of our hotel.
Find your dream costumes and many oriental ornaments from local costume designers.
And you can have Professional Bellydance Photoshoot from Famous Japanese Photographer