Rakkasah East

Welcome to Spring Caravan

Rakkasah East 2016


Workshops - Wednesday, October 12 - Sunday October 16 

All Workshops willl be held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center!

Instructors: Aneena, Novato, CA - Angelique, New Plarz, NY - Chadia, Woodbridge, NJ - Casey Bond, New York, NY -  Fahtiem, Rowland Heights, CA - Fatima Al Wahid, North Highlands, CA - Jamilla Al Wahid, Napa, CA - Irena Akulenko, NY, NY - Leila Haddad, Pasris, France - Natica Angilly, Richmond, CA - Oreet, Philadelphia, PA - Reyna ALcala, New York, NY - Saqra, Kent, WA - Scott Wilson, NY, NY - Tashira Wadiya, Toms River, NJ - Tarek Sultan, NY, NY and Za-Beth, Boston, MA 


The festival will be held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center 135 Davidson Ave, Somerset, New Jersey 08873


Friday, October 14, 7pm-11pm - $15


Saturday, October 15 , 12noon - 11pm - $18


Sunday, October 16, 12noon -  8pm $18


Seniors and children 10 & under are half price


Only Cash and checks excepted at the door – no credit cards or bank cards – Thank you.




Rakkasah East 2016 After Parties!!!


Held this year at  PJ Cavanaugh’s

195 Davidson Ave‚Ä® Somerset, NJ 08873

Located inside the Holiday Inn.  Easy, short walking distance from the Comfort Inn and  Suites  (our official hotel) on the same side of the street!!  They will be extending there food service until 12midnight and drinks will be available until 2am!  Come and join us for a fun night of music and dance starting on Friday and Saturday at the close of the festival!   No Admission charge ever!!!






Rakkasah – Shukriya rakkasah@comcast.com  


Alankara -  Michelle DeVine – michelledevine@att.net


Posh Jewels Worldwide – poshjewelsworldwide@hotmail.com


Fatima’s Bazaar – www.fatimasbazaar.com


Chadia’s Dance Productions  – www.gypsycaravanproductions.com/shopping/danceproductions_shopping.html


Sheherezade Imports – sherzade@earthlink.net


Hollywood Music Center – www.HollywoodMusicCenter.com


Turquoise International –  www.turquoiseintl.com


SharQui., Ltd – www.sharqui.com



Za-Beth Magic Carpet – www.za-beth.com


Dyhanis.Com – www.dhyanis.com


Originales by Faye – Faye Austin – www.faye4u.com


Dahlal, Intl – www.dahlal.com


Crimson Gypsy Designs – – cdempsey@hvc.rr.com


The Eyes Have It – theeyeshaveit@brmeme.net


Goth Fae, Jeanne Thompson, arachia@gothfae.com


Belly Dancers Boutique -  dancemusic2@verizon.net


Belly Stockings US - bellystockingus@gmail.com


Judy Kay, Psychic Medium judykaypsychicmedium@aol.com


Ornaments by Pillar - pilarorlandi@yahoo.com


Silk Dancer - info@silkdancer.com


The Belly Dance Shop - buy@thebellydanceshop.com


Zeezee's Collection - zpayazi@gmail.com


Henna by Drax


BJ’s Bazar


Eseme’s Closet


From Egypt with Love


Priestess Works





Check out Photos of the fabulous dancers from the previous festivals http://www.rakkasahphotos.zenfolio.com