Saturday 22 June Planet Egypt Party -Live Music and Josephine Wise (JWAAD)

Saturday 22 June Planet Egypt Party -Live Music and Josephine Wise (JWAAD)
Event on 2013-06-22 19:30:00

Planet Egypt Midsummer Madness with Live Music
and Josephine Wise

Saturday June 22nd from 7.30 to 3am

Our Programme features Live music, Singing and
Honoured Guests headed by
Josephine Wise (JWAAD)

With- from JWAAD:
Maelle -Competition Winner and one of our Regulars at Planet Egypt
Gwen Booth – Queen of Props, and a Former Star of Planet Egypt
Nuxya -Founder and director of the dance collaboration ( Award winning) Ahnémon (a FAB group- I am a big fan). Also one of Planet Egypt's regulars
and Catherine Bartholomew – Member of The Johara Dance Company and newcomer to Planet Egypt

And Theresa and Anne White

And Live Music with our Wonderful band led by Maestro Emad Shaker on keyboard
and  Lebanese Pop star-singer Mike Nasser Starr
much loved Aly Minyawi on Tabla
and others to be confirmed shortly

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Get your tickets now and benefit from priority seating at the lower price of £15 until June 1st when prices will increase to £20. Sales close on 16 June and thereafter /on the door price will be £25

Guests who prepay are seated first and given priority entry. All tickets purchased will be acknowledged by email and given instructions and advice.

All paid seats will be kept until 8.15pm  Earlier arrival gives you an advantage in seating selection. Doors open for paid seats at 7.00. Show starts at 8.30pm

This special night marks our re- emergence onto London 's busy Arabic Dance and Music scene after a long absence. So it's all about celebrating … we have Live Music and Singers for you and have scheduled the night with this in mind so there will be plenty of time for you to dance. So the Performance aspect of our night will be reduced

Another feature of our night is that we have taken the unprecedented step of highlighting in this show- just one person and her contribution to the London and UK Dance Scene: the iconic Josephine Wise

Part 1 starts at 8.30
Part 2 with Live Music starts at 9.45

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Please remember that we do our best to start on time and keep to the schedule. But as our events are "Live" many factors can impinge on us BUT we can definately promise you an enjoyable night!!!!

All details are on this page

Read Press Release about this Night


Info including Parking
Parking The area has CPZ, and is controlled parking zone. There are places nearby where one can park, but the safest way to park easily is to park a little distance away. I normally park in one of the side streets off Camden Road and walk down or catch one of the many buses on this busy route
Seating Info

Nearest tube: Camden Town on Northern line
See map

The Silk Bar and Restaurant is a new vibrant and inviting venue opens its doors to the nightlife area of Camden town in central London . – Drinks from £7 (doubles) Shots £4 / Food menu and Indoor Electronic Shisha Sticks Available . Cheaper prices before 8pm. We are thrilled that we have secured a Saturday night slot and are delighted to work with our Good Friend and Hostess Mel (DJ Melicious)

Over the 9 years that Planet Egypt hosted monthly shows many of our dancers and a significant amount of our stars, have been trained by Josephine Wise and are exponents of her discipline (JWAAD). Moreover many of her students, Teachers and Competition winners, are members of our audience so it feels appropriate to honour her and her contribution in this way. As usual we will feature a variety of performances in terms of discipline and style to reflect our usual artistic signature

Confirmed dancers this night with Josephine so far are:

Maelle -mainly trains with Josephine Wise and keeps expanding her repertoire to new forms of dance and skills. "Winner of Bellydance Trophies UK 2011-2012, Maëlle is a performer, teacher and choreographer in London She is now working with a new award winning Artists collaboration project called "Ahnemon"  She is also a much loved member and regular of our audience and it is my great pleasure to see her debut on our stage

Catherine Bartholomew -JWAAD trained teacher based in Kent and a National Technique Assessor on the JWAAD faculty.  Catherine toured with The Johara Dance Company performing as a troupe dancer and soloist

Gwen Booth – Gwen is known for her elegant dancing and use of props, blending influences from western theatrical dance with Egyptian bellydance. She has performed and taught across the UK and in Europe and is a tutor on the JWAAD Diploma course for bellydance teachers.

Nuxya -After spending time studying drama and theatre arts, Nuxya reignited her passion for dance, exploring jazz and street dance and later performing with an international Bollywood dance company.
Nuxya joined Josephine Wise's acclaimed Johara Dance company in 2007, performing and choreographing pieces in both the Elemental and Hoochie Coochie Girls tours.
She is founder and director of the dance collaboration Ahnémon, who fuse theatre, circus and comedy with all styles of bellydance.

And also dancing that night are:

Theresa White
My twin, has lived in Saudi Arabia (and also Libya). She was active in the Saudi Community and as a result her khaleegy is very much the real thing.She is a Great Ambassadress for me having travelled around the world so extensively and speaking nearly all the European languages (including Greek) and also Chinese and Arabic ! She is a terific asset to me as a member of the Team and also as my twin sister!


Anne White
Oh I DO love live music and I could not resist it… The Band leader Emad is amazing and just entices me …. Years ago I worked on the Arab Wedding and party scene. I spent many a night in some of the clubs too. Most notably Cave de Roi (sadly now closed). Its such a blessing to have Good Musicians, and I want to do everything I can to enable them to continue their Artistry and to encourage our Community to experience the nirvana of dancing to live music


Our Live Band – Musicians and Singers: will also be announced shortly and will be led by Band leader: Emad Shaker (Org)

Emad is a much respected Band leader, classically trained on the Org, he also composes his own music and contributed to the JWAAD cd "Between 2 beaches and the sea" See here .

Singer: Mike Nasser Starr
Lebanese Pop star and Award winning Artist, and New Gun on the Block. He is a powerful singer and you really enjoy his performances. He also writes songs too. He is with us in time to enjoy his Birthday . Yay another celebration! Mike- inte wahid!!!! You are THE ONE!!!!


And our much loved regular Tabla player: Aly Minyawi who we are delighted to work with again


You might like to read a review of our  Live Music May 2011 show here (by me!)

Due to a number of family bereavements in 2012, our events were put on hold . We are delighted to have a Special Party Night which we hope you will make the most of. I know that I will!!!


Read our News

See our Newsletter about this night and more

Join our free mailing list by following the link on our home page . This gives you priority notice as I send it out 2 weeks before the show and if you respond quickly it means you are almost guaranteed a seat if you ask me

email  if you have any queries

See video clips of our shows on our You tube channel Planetegypt
August 2012 clip from Mia Lounge courtesy of Nashwan Mediaa
January 2012 Clip from our Last show at Darbucka filmed by Sonal

January 2012 Planet Egypt Last show at Darbucka (by Dj Bacha) The euphoria of our Audience
Alalamia TV "Follow me with Reem" our show of September 2011

Follow us on
Group Planet Egypt – Bellydancing Parties
Page Planet Egypt Page
Me Anne White

or watch us on You tube channel: Planetegypt
Finally – email me :

We welcome all dance enthusiasts, party goers and all our fans to this exceptional and one off night.

Planet Egypt has had a 9 year tenure hosting monthly shows in London. Hosted by me, Anne White and I have been dancing for over 20 years and still love it!!!! We are always looking for new performers (at the highest level) , so if you are interested get in touch

 Our shows are diverse, entertaining and we welcome all lovers of this Dance.

 Come and see what we do you will love it, and we will give you a truly warm welcome


at Silk Bar/Restaurant
7 Pratt Street
Camden Town, United Kingdom

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