Beledi Dance Company

Presented by the City of Providence and FirstWorks
Pop Up Stage, Downtown Providence 250 Westminster St. , Providence

Established in 1976, the Beledi Dance Company performs belly dance, cabaret and folkloric dances of the Middle East to appreciative audiences of all ages throughout the Greater Rhode Island area. During her accomplished 40 year career, Artistic Director and Founder Kanina has been greatly influenced by the Arabic, Turkish and Armenian traditions. Most recently she has studied in Cairo and Istanbul. For the fifth year, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture+ Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks will host PVDFest, Providence’s signature art festival, June 6-9, 2019. Providence’s world-renowned art, culture and culinary community join forces with artists from around the corner and across the globe to deliver a once in a lifetime experience. Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city in a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island.