NEXT Live Music & Dance Event Jul 2022

  • Four 'Element' Themed Egyptian Dance Workshops - Air, Fire, Water & Earth - with Keti & Live 5 piece Band -  visiting Guest musicians from Sydney 
  • Egyptian Drumming classes with Sam & guest Jamal Zraika
  • Classical Musical Recital & Fun Evening Party Event!
  • Kindly note: EARLYBIRD SPECIAL closed 1st May, but the full LIVE or STREAMING packages are discounted by $50 if you choose all workshops and events.  See below.

Live Egyptian Music & Dance

  • SENSING, FEELING & FLOWING WITH LIVE ARABIC MUSIC: KEMENGEH, QANOON, ACCORDION, DARBUKA, RIQQ, DOF.

    Welcome back to another exciting LIVE MUSIC weekend event @ Blue Lotus Room 15-17 July 2022.  We explore the somatic subtleties of Egyptian music through the lens of the FOUR ELEMENTS - Air, Water, Fire & Earth. Enjoy fun drum & dance workshops, an evening recital & a party night celebrating the Egyptian Arts.
  • The concept of the four elements is derived from the Ancient mythology of the Elemental Egyptian Neteru, and this is gently woven into the context of the weekend. Workshops support practicing artists in developing skills & cultural insight.  
  • Master musicians play for you daily, plus Egyptian dance teaching by Keti Sharif, drums Sam Nascimento & Jamal Zraika
  • LIVE attendance + NEW Streaming Option
    Produced & Sponsored by Keti Sharif (director, Sphinx Festival, Egypt) & Sam Nascimento

Get a glimpse of our Egyptian Elements artists!

Visiting master musicians from Sydney, plus great workshops and evening events in July.

Egyptian Elements Program - BOOK into LIVE EVENT Jul 15-17 2022

Blue Lotus Room, 23 Rudloc Rd, Morley
Live workshop bookings open now! 
Click on the Dates below to see the FULL program for that day.

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
( 2 hours )

'DAR EL OPERA EL MASREYA'
Cairo Opera House style classical Musical Recital with Performance
(Seated show)

Dress up for an elegant night of soulful Egyptian classical music accompanied by classical & traditional Egyptian performances representing the 4 Elements of Earth, Air, Fire & Water by Keti & Blue Lotus Room Ensemble.

(Strictly limited seating capacity, early booking advised)

Bar Service available

$30

10 am – 11:30 am
(1 hour 30 minutes)

'EL HAWA' - ELEMENT OF AIR
CLASSICAL 50's RAQS SHARQI
(Keti Sharif & 5 piece Live Band)

Learn a classical dance to Bahlam Beek (maqaam bayati) with nimble footwork, arabesques, turns & taqsim in the elegant style of Cairo's 50's cinematic Golden era. Bring a veil.

Air: Light, nimble, kinetic.

$60

12pm – 1:30 pm
(1 hour 30 minutes)

'El ARD' - ELEMENT OF EARTH
RICH BALADI WITH DRUM SOLO
(Keti Sharif & 5 piece Live Band)

Discover a the 'bint al balad' style with a deep, robust & earthy Baladi progression that finishes with a fun drum solo. Blend structure and improvisation, with deep hipwork and layered shimmies.

Earth: Grounded, connected, weighted.

$60

2 pm – 3:30 pm
(1 hour 30 minutes)

DRUMMING - EGYPTIAN RHYTHMS
ELEMENTS OF EARTH & AIR
(Sam Nascimento & Jamal Zraika)

Learn to play nimble gliding rhythms, contrasting with deep earthy baladi rhythms. Enjoy a drum jam with two talented percussionists.

Air & Earth element.

$30

7pm – 10 pm
(3 hours)

'JEWEL OF THE NILE'
HAFLA PARTY NIGHT
MEZZE, DANCING & LIVE MUSIC
(Featuring Live Band & DJ Sam)

Enjoy a fun hafla night with Egyptian mezze, floorshow and plenty of time for free dancing to the live band. Followed by fresh new music from Cairo with DJ Sam.

Bar service available (beer, wine, soft drinks)

$40

10 am – 11:30 am
(1 hour 30 Minutes)

DRUMMING - EGYPTIAN RHYTHMS
ELEMENTS OF WATER & FIRE
(Sam Nascimento & Jamal Zraika)

Contrast of fluid and striking rhythms. Explore the smooth soothing sounds & the dynamic, uplifting, energetic rhythms that harness the different energies.

Water & Fire element.

$30

12 pm – 1:30 pm
(1 hour 30 Minutes)

'EL MAYA' - ELEMENT OF WATER
MODERN/FUSION RAQS SHARQI
(Keti Sharif & Live 5 piece Band)

Learn a fluid modern dance & cascading feeling of maqaam nahawand. Enjoy deep, seamless & rounded movements though beautiful taqsim.

Water: Fluid & flowing.

$60 

2 pm – 3:30 pm
(1 hour 30 Minutes)

'EL NAR' - ELEMENT OF FIRE
SAIIDI W/DRUM SOLO
(Keti Sharif & Live 5 piece Band)

Discover a proud, robust & earthy Baladi progression with a dynamic drum solo finale. Blend structure and improvisation, with deep hipwork and layered shimmies.

Fire: Dynamic & spirited.

$60

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FULL Weekend Package 

LIVE IN-PERSON BOOKINGS 
$50 discount off the full event event package - just $320 Aud instead of the regular $370. Be in the room with amazing artists. LIMITED spaces for classes - get in early.


Streaming Online

STREAMING IN LIVE TIME ONLY - MICROPHONE SOUND & REAL-TIME VIDEOGRAPHY

Not in WA? Earlybird full package STREAMING option is just $220 Aud (instead of $270, save $50). Authentic Egyptian cultural experience - all workshops and performances in real-time (and recorded for you) with LIVE music! 

Blue Lotus Room - Unit 2/ 23 Rudloc Rd, Morley (near Galleria), WA