• Welcome to Goddess Divine

    We are excited to bring to you the 7th annual Goddess Divine Festival!

    Let's celebrate the beautiful and ancient art of belly dance together with other talented and passionate Southern African belly dancers! The Goddess Divine Festival will be held 9 to 11 August 2019 and will comprise of the 8th Miss Belly Dance South Africa competition, the Night of the Stars Gala Belly Dance Showcase and workshops on offer by an amazing INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR! Don't miss it!

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    Latest News & Events

    September 2018 - Workshop Bookings will open SOON!!!

    Workshop registration will take place online. We will notify everyone once the online registrations are open.


    4 February 2019 ~ MBDSA Registration OPENS!!!

    Competition registration will take place online. We will notify everyone once the online registrations are open.


    For details regarding the competition such as age groups, categories, how the competition runs, etc. download the Information Form below. Should you have any questions, send an email to goddessdivinefestival@gmail.com ~ Registration closes at midnight on 7 July 2019.


    Download the 2019 MBDSA Competition Information Form here

    Friday, 9 August 2019 ~ Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competition

    Celebrating the beauty and variety of this spectacular dance form, the Miss Belly Dance South Africa competition brings dancers from around the country together to uplift and grow diversity within the dance community. Goddess Divine Productions is thrilled to bring you this prestigious competition for professional and amateur dancers, in the midst of the Goddess Divine Festival. From Egyptian Oriental Belly Dance to Fusion Belly Dance, from solos to groups, dancers young and more mature will enthrall you and delight in your support.


    The competition will take place on Friday, the 9th of August 2019 at the Roodepoort Theatre, 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Roodepoort. Tickets can be booked online - we will notify everyone once ticket bookings are open.


    Saturday, 10 August & Sunday, 11 August 2019 ~ Workshops

    Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn from an INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR! Workshop registration will take place online. We will notify everyone once the online registrations are open.


    Saturday, 10 August 2019 ~ Night of the Stars Gala Belly Dance Showcase

    Hot on the heels of the Miss Belly Dance SA Competition, enjoy a belly dance spectacular, featuring our INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR guest, the winners of Miss Belly Dance SA 2019, the 2019 MBDSA Judges, and Southern African professional belly dance stars. The show will be held at the Roodepoort Theatre, 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Roodepoort. Tickets can be booked online - we will notify everyone once ticket bookings are open.

  • Miss Belly Dance South Africa ®™

    Do you have what it takes to be crowned Miss Belly Dance South Africa ®™?

    Celebrating the beauty and variety of this spectacular dance form, the Miss Belly Dance South Africa competition brings dancers from around the country together to uplift and grow diversity within the dance community.

    Goddess Divine Productions is thrilled to bring you this prestigious competition for professional and amateur dancers, in the midst of the Goddess Divine Festival. From Egyptian Oriental Belly Dance to Fusion Belly Dance, from solos to groups, dancers young and more mature will enthrall you and delight in your support.

    Miss Belly Dance South Africa 2019 will take place on Friday, the 9th of August 2019 at the Roodepoort Theatre, 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Roodepoort.

    Competition registration opens on 4 February 2019 and will take place online. We will notify everyone once the online registrations are open. Registration closes at midnight on 7 July 2019.


    Ticket Bookings

    Workshop Bookings, Miss Belly Dance SA competition registrations, and ticket bookings for Miss Belly Dance SA and/or Night of the Stars Gala Showcase tickets will be done online. We will notify everyone once the online booking system is up and running. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Natalie via email on goddessdivinefestival@gmail.com or via WhatsApp on 083 781 2766.

    2019 Miss Belly Dance SA Judges

    2019 MBDSA Judging Panel to be announced soon!

    Sadie Marquardt USA Denver, Colorado

    Sadie Website

    COMPETITION DETAILS:

    AGE GROUPS:
    • Senior: 46 years and over

    • Adult: 18 years to 46 years

    • Teen: 13 to 17 years

    • Junior: 5 to 12 years

    TITLE CATEGORIES:

    SENIOR MISS BELLY DANCE SOUTH AFRICA (Adult: 46 years and over)

    2:00 to 2.30 minute Choreographed Solo which must include:

    • A section featuring your chosen style of belly dance (Modern Belly Dance OR Folkloric Belly Dance OR Fusion Belly Dance)

    • A props section featuring any prop of your choice

    • A drum solo section

    ADULT MISS BELLY DANCE SOUTH AFRICA (Adult: 18 years to 45 years)

    4:00 to 5:00 minute Choreographed Solo which must include:

    • A section featuring your chosen style of belly dance (Modern Belly Dance OR Folkloric Belly Dance OR Fusion Belly Dance)

    • A props section featuring one of the following props: veil, fan veils, wings, cane, or sword

    • A finger cymbals section

    • A drum solo section

    • Contestants will be required to do a 1 to 2 minutes improvisational performance straight after their choreography performance

    TEEN MISS BELLY DANCE SOUTH AFRICA (Teen: 13 to 17 years)

    2:00 to 2.30 minute Choreographed Solo which must include:

    • A section featuring your chosen style of belly dance (Modern Belly Dance OR Fusion Belly Dance)

    • A props section featuring one of the following props: veil, fan veils or wings

    • A drum solo section

    JUNIOR MISS BELLY DANCE SOUTH AFRICA (Junior: 5 to 12 years)

    1:30 to 2:00 minute Choreographed Solo which must include:

    • A section featuring your chosen style of belly dance (Modern Belly Dance only)

    • A short drum solo section • NO props to be used

    NON-TITLE CATEGORIES:

    • Seniors & Adults & Teens - Music piece to be no shorter than 2.00 min, no longer than 2.30 min.

    • Juniors - Music piece to be no shorter than 1.30 min, no longer than 2.00 min.

    MAGNIFICENT MODERN BELLY DANCE (Open to Senior, Adult, Teen & Junior - Solo & Group)

    • Egyptian, Turkish, Lebanese, Western Cabaret, Egyptian Fusion, Turkish Fusion, Lebanese Fusion etc.

    DIVINE DRUM SOLO (Open to Senior, Adult, Teen & Junior - Solo & Group)

    • Egyptian, Turkish, Lebanese, Western Cabaret, Egyptian Fusion, Turkish Fusion, Lebanese Fusion etc.

    SENSATIONAL PROPS (Open to Senior, Adult, Teen & Junior - Solo & Group)

    • Any style of Belly Dance (including fusion) performed with any Traditional and Non-Traditional Prop. This category is all about the use of the prop. (No Fire Allowed)

    FASCINATING FUSION (Open to Senior, Adult, Teen & Junior - Solo & Group)

    • Tribal Fusion, ATS®, ITS, Belly Dance Fusion (fused with other dance styles /influences)

    FABULOUS FOLKLORE (Open to Senior, Adult & Teen only - Solo & Group)

    • Ethnic and Folkloric dances from the Arabian Gulf, Egypt, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Levant, Maghreb and Turkey such as Baladi, Saidi, Shaabi, Zaar, Melaya Leff, Ghawazee, Tanoura, Haggala, Fellahi, Khaliji, Greek Tsiftetelli, Bandari, Qawliya, Debke, Turkish Rom etc.

  • Workshops

    Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn from an INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR!

    Workshops will take place on Saturday, 10 August 2019 and Sunday, 11 August 2019. Workshop registration will take place online. We will notify everyone once the online registrations are open.


    WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

    To be advised


    WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

    Workshop registration will take place online. We will notify everyone once the online registrations are open.

  • Showcases

    Night of Stars Gala Belly Dance Showcase

    Hot on the heels of the Miss Belly Dance SA Competition, enjoy a belly dance spectacular, featuring our INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR guest, the winners of Miss Belly Dance SA 2019, the 2019 MBDSA Judges, and Southern African professional belly dance stars. The show will be held at the Roodepoort Theatre, 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Roodepoort. Tickets can be booked online - we will notify everyone once ticket bookings are open.


    Ticket Bookings

    Workshop Bookings, Miss Belly Dance SA competition registrations, and ticket bookings for Miss Belly Dance SA and/or Night of the Stars Gala Showcase tickets will be done online. We will notify everyone once the online booking system is up and running. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Natalie via email on goddessdivinefestival@gmail.com or via WhatsApp on 083 781 2766.

  • Video

    2015 MBDSA Troupe of the Year

    Rhythm Nouveau won the 2015 MBDSA Troupe of the Year & Kash Athanatos won the MBDSA 2015 Choreographer of the Year for this performance. Click on the picture to view the video clip.

    Junior Miss Belly Dance SA 2014

    Leah Sasman of Hipnotize was crowned Junior Miss Belly Dance SA in 2014. Click on the picture to view a video clip of one of her performances.

    2014 MBDSA Troupe of the Year

    Hipnotize won the 2014 MBDSA Troupe of the Year for this performance. Click on the picture to view the video clip.

    Miss Belly Dance SA 2013

    Bianca Pieters of Dancing Divinity was crowned Miss Belly Dance SA in 2012. Click on the picture to view a video clip of one of her performances.

    Miss Belly Dance SA 2012

    Saret Steyn Dancing Divinity was crowned Miss Belly Dance SA in 2012. Click on the picture to view a video clip of one of her performances.

    Miss Belly Dance SA 2009

    Carla-Grace of Maya Dance Company was crowned SA's first Miss Belly Dance SA in 2009. Click on the picture to view a video clip of one of her performances.

    Belly Dance Evolution Alice in Wonderland Promo Clip

    Performed in South Africa on 1 May 2015 by the winners of the South Africa Competition

  • Contact Details

    Goddess Divine Productions

    Angela Sanders & Natalie Clark
    www.goddessdivine.co.za
    www.facebook.com/goddessdivineproductions
    E-mail: goddessdivinefestival@gmail.com

  • Privacy Policy

    This website privacy policy describes how Goddess Divine Productions protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website. If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy. This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page. This website privacy policy was updated on 12 February 2017. If you have any questions about this policy, please email goddessdivinefestival@gmail.com

    We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide services and to enable certain functions on this website. We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to present timely, relevant information to them. We may collect the following information: Full Name, contact information including email address, other information relevant to client inquiries. Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking for from the company, enabling us to deliver improved services.

    We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.

    Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control of websites outside the Goddess Divine domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for it's protection and privacy.

  • More

    Goddess Divine is a collaboration between two South African belly dance artists with a dream to unite the Southern African belly dance community and promote it's growth. Angela Sanders (owner of Belly Dance Goddess) and Natalie Clark (owner of Dancing Divinity) have been organising events for the belly dance community since 2006 and came together in 2011 to organise and host their first joint-event, the Goddess Divine Festival.

    In 2019, Goddess Divine will be organising the 7th annual Goddess Divine Festival and this year the festival will be organised solely by Natalie Clark.

    In the past, Goddess Divine Productions / Belly Dance Goddess / Dancing Divinity have hosted the following international and local belly dance stars who have all inspired and motivated our community through workshops and performance showcase evenings.

    Artists hosted by Belly Dance Goddess:

    • Rania (from USA) – 2007

    • Hadia (in collaboration with Natasha Wells van der Merwe) – 2008

    • Tamalyn Dallal (from USA) – 2008

    • Rania (from USA) – 2009

    • Bozenka (from Crete / USA) – October 2010

    Artists hosted by Dancing Divinity:

    • Beverley Al Masrah (from SA) - May 2006

    • Marissa Cuenoud of SOMA (from SA) - 2007 & 2008 & 2010

    • Liza Laziza (from Egypt) – October 2007

    • Mahmoud Reda (from Egypt) – March 2008

    • Akasha (from SA) – July 2008

    • Asja Samia (from Yugoslavia) – July 2009

    • Ansuya (from USA) – March 2010

    • Samantha Emanuel (from UK) – November 2010 (in collaboration with SOMA)

    Artists hosted by Goddess Divine:

    • Aziza (from Canada) – March 2011

    • Karim NagI (from USA / Egypt) – March 2011 and April 2012

    • Bozenka (from Crete / USA) – April 2012

    • Michelle Joyce (from USA) – April 2013

    • Kami Liddle (from USA) – April 2013

    • Jillina (from USA) – April/May 2014 and May 2015

    • Heather Aued (from USA) – April/May 2014

    • Lauren Boldt (from USA) – May 2015

    • Sharon Kihara (from USA) – May 2015

    • Danielo Mendes (from USA) – May 2015

    • Louchia (from Moldova, Russia) – May 2015

    • Barakalofi (from Spain) – May 2015

    • Khader Ahmad(from Lebanon / Germany) – May 2015

    • Ayana (from Johannesburg, South Africa) - July 2017

    • Bhana van der Walt (from Johannesburg, South Africa) - July 2017

    • Heather Read (from Johannesburg, South Africa) - July 2017

    • Levona Bredenkamp (from George, South Africa) - July 2017

    • Mandy Lapperts (from Cape Town, South Africa) - July 2017

    • Micah van Schalkwyk (from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa) - July 2017

    • Sascha Olivier-Sampson (from Windhoek, Namibia) - July 2017

    • Senta Duffield (from Durban, South Africa) - July 2017

    • Tarryn Rego (from Johannesburg, South Africa) - July 2017

    • Thelma Rose (from Johannesburg, South Africa) - July 2017

    Goddess Divine Productions has also organised performance showcase evenings featuring international belly dance stars and phenomenal local stars.

    Goddess Divine Showcases:

    • Oriental Dreams featuring Southern African belly dancers - July 2017

    • Night of the Stars featuring top Southern African professional dancers - July 2017

    • Bellydance Evolution's Alice in Wonderland featuring Jillina, Lauren Boldt, Sharon Kihara, Louchia, Danielo, Khader Ahmad, Barakalofi and the Casting Competition Winners - May 2015

    • 5-6-7-8 RAQ IT! featuring Jillina & Heather Aued - April 2014

    • Desert Dreams featuring Kami Liddle & Michelle Joyce - April 2013

    • Belly Dance Yalla featuring Bozenka & Karim Nagi - April 2012

    • Rhythmic Fire featuring Aziza & Karim Nagi - March 2011

    Not only does Goddess Divine Productions host international stars to perform and teach, but they are also the organisers of the Miss Belly Dance South Africa competition Angela was the founder of the Miss Belly Dance South Africa competition which held it's first event in 2009. Since 2013, the Miss Belly Dance South Africa competition is jointly organised by Angela and Natalie under Goddess Divine Productions. 2019 will see the 8th annual Miss Belly Dance South Africa competition being held in on Friday, 9 August 2019 at the Roodepoort Theatre, 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Roodepoort, South Africa.

    Miss Belly Dance South Africa Competitions held:

    • 1st Annual Miss Belly Dance SA Competition - 2009 (organised by Angela Sanders of Belly Dance Goddess)

    • 2nd Annual Miss Belly Dance SA Competition - 2010 (organised by Angela Sanders of Belly Dance Goddess)

    • 3rd Annual Miss Belly Dance SA Competition - 2012 (organised by Angela & Natalie of Goddess Divine Productions)

    • 4th Annual Miss Belly Dance SA Competition - 2013 (organised by Angela & Natalie of Goddess Divine Productions)

    • 5th Annual Miss Belly Dance SA Competition - 2014 (organised by Angela & Natalie of Goddess Divine Productions)

    • 6th Annual Miss Belly Dance SA Competition - 2015 (organised by Angela & Natalie of Goddess Divine Productions)

    • 7th Annual Miss Belly Dance SA Competition - 2017 (organised by Natalie Clark of Goddess Divine Productions)

    • 8th Annual Miss Belly Dance SA Competition - 2017 (organised by Natalie Clark of Goddess Divine Productions)

    About Angela Sanders

    Angela is an adoring and highly skilled performer who never ceases to leave her audience breathless. Her predominately Egyptian style is feminine and graceful yet sassy and playful – a very emotional performer who is awe inspiring to watch as she interprets the music via her soul, through her body – moving you through her dancing. Angela’s passion for the Middle Eastern dance culture is what inspires her to keep moving forward, learning and being the best at what she can be motivates her as “a dancer without passion is like the earth without a sun or moon”. Angela is the founder of Belly Dance Goddess dance company and proudly heads up the Belly Dance Goddess professional dance troupe.

    About Natalie Clark

    Natalie is a passionate and captivating performer who always leaves a lasting impression on her audiences. She has a powerfully engaging stage presence and playful personality. Mysterious and alluring, she will entice you to sway your hips and move your bodies! Natalie has a love for all belly dance styles and loves to perform and teach Egyptian Style, American Cabaret Style and Fusion Styles of bellydance. Natalie is the founder of Dancing Divinity Dance Company and Belly dancing and dance in general is her passion, it ignites the fire within in her, allows her to be creative, let go of the daily stresses of life and be a sensual, soulful and powerful goddess!