Live Music & Dance Event Oct 2022 - with master musicians

  • 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
  • Special Guests - Master Musicians! Enjoy live music evening events; a Classical Musical Recital & Fun Evening Party Event!
  • Egyptian Elements Artists:
    Emad Nosir - Egyptian Violin Master / Composer
    Mohummed Lelo - Qanoon & Oud, Maqamaat Specialist
    Jamal Zraika - Darbuka Extraordinaire!
    Kamal Alema - Piano
    Sam Nascimento - Darbuka, Dof & Doholla
    Keti Sharif - Egyptian Dance Arts & Worksop Teacher

Master Arabic Musicians, Live Egyptian Music & Dance Workshops & Evening Events

  • 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 28030 Oct2022.  Explore the subtleties of Egyptian music & maqamaat through the lens of the FOUR ELEMENTS - Air, Water, Fire & Earth. Enjoy fun drum & dance workshops, an evening recital & a party night celebrating Egyptian music & dance arts.
  • Master musicians Emad Nosir (violin), Mohumed Lelo (Qanoon) & Kamal (piano) play for you daily, plus Egyptian dance workshops to the full band with Keti Sharif, plus drum workshops with Sam & Darbuka maestro Jamal Zraika.
  • LIVE attendance + NEW Video Option! Produced & Sponsored by Keti Sharif & Sam Nascimento, Blue Lotus Room, WA.

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)

Golden era styling with veil - 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
inc. notes

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
inc. notes

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
inc. mezze

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
SAMAII THAQIL 10/8 & RAQS SHARQI
(Keti Sharif & Live 5 piece Band)

Two beautiful songs; Lessa Fakir - a classical Om Kolthsoum piece, followed by Lama Bada in 10/8. Learn fluid, flowing dance with cascading maqaam nahawand. Enjoy deep, seamless movements & lyrical taqsim to Samaii Thaqil rhythm plus lyrics.

Water: Fluid & flowing.

$60
inc. notes

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 & fiery saiidi style dance with a dynamic drum solo finale. Includes 6 count phrasing. Blend structure and improvisation, with sprightly steps, hipwork and layered shimmies. Bring a cane!

Fire: Dynamic & spirited.

$60
inc. notes

3:30 pm  4 pm
(30 Minutes)

Final Q & A with musicians

Enjoy mint tea and baklava, for a final Q & A with the musicians.

Workshop guests
invited to stay for Q&A


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Discount Package - FULL Weekend Package (join us LIVE) 

LIVE IN-PERSON BOOKINGS 
Earlybird $70 discount off the full event event package - just $300 Aud instead of the regular $370 until Sep 1st. After that full package is $350. Be in the room with amazing visiting artists. in Perth for this special event. LIMITED spaces for classes - get in early.


Video Option - FULL Online Package

COMPREHENSIVE VIDEO PACKAGE 8 hours (6 workshops + 2 events) filmed, edited & presented on Teachable

Not in WA? A Video option is just $160 Aud. Enjoy all of the event's workshops and performances recorded for you! 

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