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Belynda Azhaar is now in London, the United Kingdom.
|Belynda Azhaar is a professional Performing Artist (actress, dancer, musician, singer), Dance Instructor & Choreographer with more than 20 years experience in TV, stage, and screen productions.
She has taught Middle Eastern Dance (also known as bellydance) worldwide - Australia, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Malta, Mongolia, Philippines, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, and Vietnam - and was a featured instructor & performer at several festivals including the 2012 Lelah Masriya festival in Cairo, Egypt.
After living in Asia for 20 years, Belynda Azhaar has recently settled in London, UK.
Music & Dance Instructor
A professional instructor specialising in adult education, Belynda Azhaar brings more than 20 years teaching experience to the classroom. She is a motivational, fun, caring, and supportive teacher known for:
her professional, methodical, well-organised yet flexible teaching style;
providing the individual attention and feedback needed for students to improve;
her careful explanation and detailed break-down of dance movement;
generously sharing her performance, musical, and cultural knowledge.
Event Organiser, Producer & Promoter
Belynda Azhaar is a well-known philanthropist in Seoul, South Korea, where she produced events which raised more than 10 million Korean won. Her achievements were recognised in 2012 when she was named the Ambassador of Middle Eastern Dance in Korea and presented with an award the following year. For around ten years, to raise awareness and appreciation of Middle Eastern & World music and dance, Belynda Azhaar organised regular haflas in Seoul.
She also produced charity events such as the Aid Gaza Benefit Night and World Belly Dance Day fundraisers.
As a community service to fellow dance artists, Belynda promoted bellydance classes, workshops, festivals, competitions and shows happening in Asia through the Bellydance Events in Asia group on Facebook.
Researcher (Dance Ethnologist & Ethnomusicologist)
A lifelong learner, Dr. Belynda Azhaar, PhD, is continuously researching the history, culture, music, and dance of various areas such as Al-Andalus, Central Asia, and the Silk Road.