Inanna International Iraqi Dance Festival 2nd Edition

10-13 October 2019
Odessa (Chornomorsk) Ukraine


During these (4) four days of our Festival there will be (4) four shows where you can perform together with other international dance artists and our master teachers.

Thursday Opening Night

This night is open for all the artists to showcase their dance in different Iraqi and oriental dance styles.
Please contact us directly to book  your spot. We will provide you with all the details later.

Friday Show with Live Band

This night is open for all the artists to showcase their dance in different Iraqi and oriental dance styles.
Our musicians have an incredible Arabic repertoire such as Iraqi, Egyptian, Khaleeji, Moroccan, Lebanese, Syrian as well as Turkish and Greek songs. Please contact us directly to book  your spot.


Inanna dance festival opens its stage for a different kind of competition, so dancers could have the possibility to have a challenge and improve themselves. The festival will offer feedback as well with private classes so the dancers could improve.
There will be different categories of Iraqi dance style (live and CD), Egyptian Dance styles (live and CDs), all other Arabic folkloric dance category, Fantasy and Fusion dance category.

Inanna Charity Gala (Saturday)

International dance stars come together to write the second love letter to Inanna, we all will be dancing in this Gala to support the Romani Kawliya children in getting better education in Iraq. Proceeds from the Gala are funding the Inanna  Children Care Society. You are all welcome to join us in supporting this society.

Sunday Closing Dinner & Hafla

Certificate ceremony
All our participants will get their certificate
Your Performance in our Shows with cd/ live music

There is no fee in order to perform in one of our shows with cd for those who have purchased Golden Package (full pass). For those who have Golden Package and wish to perform with live Band music there is an extra fee 20 Euros (solo with live band).

For those who have Silver Package & Free Shoppers, the fees for Performance in our shows are the following:

Solo with cd – 15 EUR
Solo with live band – 20 EUR
Groups (with cd) – 10 EUR per person

Please inform us immediately if you wish to perform in one of our shows with cd or live band as there is a limited number of spots available. Please complete and send back this form at in order to confirm your spot.

A limited number of Professionals with Golden Package will be selected on a priority basis in order to perform on the Charity Gala Show on Saturday.

Music limit

Solo Cd/ band: 3 minutes
Duet: 3 minutes
Group: 4 minutes

If you are dancing with cd you must send your music (in mp3 format) by email to BEFORE 10 September 2019 in Mp3 format with clear information (your name, the dance style you are dancing and name of song). Please, also bring a back-up copy of your music with you on a USB which is labeled with your name.

The USB must have ONLY your selected performance music with a detailed title.

For example:
“Dina – Professional Iraqi with cd Solo” or “Dance Group Name – Egyptian Folklore Group

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