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The Austin Belly Dance Convention (ABDC)

Presented by Amara Dances Presents at Holiday Inn - Midtown, Austin TX

May 29 - 31 2015
The Austin Belly Dance Convention (ABDC)

The Austin Belly Dance Convention brings together dancers, musicians, vendors, and audiences from all over the world to Austin in order to celebrate the art of Middle Eastern dance. The ABDC’s 28 workshops and presentations offer a wide variety of topics and styles that will satisfy any novice and professional’s interest in dance, music, and costuming.

Enjoy two spectacular evening performances include, Friday evening's "Keep Austin Shimming" Gala and Saturday evening's "Austin Raqs" Gala,

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ADMISSION INFO

Workshops pricing varies from $25-$80.

Friday and Saturday evening gala shows at 7:00pm are $15.

The ABDC Showcases Saturday (1:30-5:30pm) and Sunday afternoon (1:00-3:00pm) are free

Free entry to vendors during convention hours: Friday 12:00-5:00pm, Saturday 1:00pm-5:00pm, and Sunday 1:00am-3:00pm.

Film showing, Jenza presents "Historical Belly Dance Costume Fashion Show," on Friday at 9:30pm is free.

Email: admin@theabdc.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Workshops are Friday 1:00-5:30pm, Saturday 8:30am-5:30pm, and Sunday 8:30am-3:00pm. Friday and Saturday evening gala shows at 7:00pm. The ABDC Showcases Saturday (1:30-5:30pm) and Sunday afternoon (1:00-3:00pm). Entry to vendors Friday 12:00-5:00pm, Saturday 1:00pm-5:00pm, and Sunday 1:00am-3:00pm. Film showing, Jenza presents "Historical Belly Dance Costume Fashion Show," on Friday at 9:30pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Holiday Inn - Midtown

6000 Middle Fiskville Road,, Austin, TX 78752

MADE POSSIBLE WITH SUPPORT FROM

 

The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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