Hathor of the Gurias

Child Soil Category - Evaluation Show  

Children aged from 3 years and up to 10 years and 11 months can participate in this exhibition
complete. The maximum time allowed is a maximum of 3 minutes exactly per choreography.
The choreography can be Belly Dance or Arabic Folklore with songs chosen by the dancer and
advisor, as long as it is suitable for the child's universe, emphasizing play, play and joy
of dancing. The dancer must have a parent or teacher who is responsible for her participation and
providing guidance on the procedures of this regulation.
This category will take place in two phases:

 

1st Elimination Phase
Video

At this stage the candidates must perform a presentation of Traditional, Classical Belly Dance,
Modern, Fusion, Performance, Folk Dances, Traditional or Percussion Solo of your free.
choice, whether or not you can use accessories, with the choreography having a maximum of three minutes
exact duration.
It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance,
with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a background
neutral and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;
The 03 dancers with the highest overall scores and one more candidate will be selected for the final stage
who receive the most comments on their post on our official Instagram page,
getting your place to the final through public choice.

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube for the newsstand
evaluator and public, following the same criteria as in the previous phase. The choreography may be unpublished or the
re-presentation of the same presented by video, being the candidate's choice.
It is important that the presentation is filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in the
in case of any technical problem.
From this stage, the highlighted dancers with the highest scores will be elected by the judges.

 

Evaluation:
THE ASSESSMENT OF THIS CATEGORY SHOULD BE UNDERSTOOD AS A STEP OF THE PROCESS
TEACHING-LEARNING AND NOT AN INCENTIVE TO COMPETITIVENESS AMONG CHILDREN.
IN THIS WAY THE EVENT ORGANIZATION WILL AWARD ALL PARTICIPANTS WITH
MEDALS. The dancers who stand out with the highest grades will also win prizes.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

youth soil

Youth Solo Category  

Category for Belly Dance and Arabic Folklore students aged between 11 and under 16
completed in 2021. The maximum time allowed is exactly three minutes in length.
a parent or teacher who is responsible for their participation, advising on the
procedures of this regulation.
This category will take place in two phases:

 

1st Elimination Phase
Video

At this stage the candidates must perform a presentation of Traditional, Classical Belly Dance,
Modern, Fusion, Performance, Folk Dances, Traditional or Percussion Solo of your choice, with or without accessories, with the choreography having a maximum of three minutes
exact duration.
It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance,
with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a background
neutral and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;
The 03 dancers with the highest overall scores and one more candidate will be selected for the final stage
who get the most comments on their post on our official Instagram page,
getting your place to the final through public choice

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube for the newsstand
evaluator and public, following the same criteria as in the previous phase. The choreography may be unpublished or the
re-presentation of the same presented by video, being the candidate's choice.
It is important that the presentation is filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in the
in case of any technical problem.
In this phase, the winners in first, second and third place will be chosen by the judges.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For any need for tie-breakers, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.

 

Amateur Solo

Amateur Solo Category

Exclusive category for dance students, with the participation of teachers and/or
professional dancers. Competitors must be 16 years old in the year 2021.
competitor is lower than this, she must apply in the Solo Juvenil Feminine category. this category
will happen in two phases:

1st Elimination Phase
Video

At this stage the candidates must perform a presentation of Traditional, Classical Belly Dance,
Modern, Fusion, Performance or Percussion Solo of your choice, with or without
accessories, with the choreography having a maximum duration of three minutes. will not be accepted
within this category folk dances (in this case, subscribe to the folk solo category).
It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance,
with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a background
neutral and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;

The 03 dancers with the highest overall scores and one more candidate will be selected for the final stage
who get the most comments on their post on our official Instagram page,
getting your place to the final through the choice of the public.

 

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube for banking
evaluator and public, following the same criteria as in the previous phase. The choreography may be unpublished or the
re-presentation of the same presented by video, being the candidate's choice.
It is important that the presentation is filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in the
in case of any technical problem.
In this phase, the winners in first, second and third place will be elected by the jury.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For a possible tiebreaker, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.

 

Professional Solo

Professional Solo Category

Professional dancers are those who dance or have danced for payment of
cachê and/or teach belly dancing privately, in schools or teach larger workshops
16 years old. This category will take place in two phases:

1st Elimination Phase
Video

At this stage the candidates must perform a presentation of Traditional, Classical Belly Dance,
Modern, Fusion, Performance or Percussion Solo of your choice, with or without
accessories, with the choreography having a maximum duration of three minutes. will not be accepted
within this category folk dances (in this case, subscribe to the folk solo category).
It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance,
with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a background
neutral and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;
The 03 dancers with the highest overall scores and one more candidate will be selected for the final stage
who get the most comments on their post on our official Instagram page,
getting your place to the final through the choice of the public.

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this edition, in the final stage, the candidates will be evaluated by the Egyptian teacher Raqia Hassan.
 

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube for banking
evaluator and public, following the same criteria as in the previous phase. The choreography may be unpublished or the
re-presentation of the same presented by video, being the candidate's choice.
It is important that the presentation is filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in the
in case of any technical problem. In this phase, the winners in first, second and third place will be chosen by the judges.

 

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For a possible tiebreaker, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.

 

Amateur Folklore Solo

Solo Category Amateur Folklore

Exclusive category for dance students, with the participation of teachers and/or
professional dancers. Men and women who are 16 years old can participate in the year 2021.
If the competitor's age is lower than this, she must enroll in the Youth Solo category. It is
category will happen in two phases. The maximum time allowed is three minutes exactly per choreography

Theme: Folk and Popular Dances from Arab Countries

In this category, solo performances of folk and popular dances from the Arab world compete,
male and female. The following modalities automatically fall into place: Dabke, Baton
Traditional, Tambourine, Folk Sword, Khalege, Kawleeya, Baladi, Jug, Gawazee, MeleaLaf, Dance of the
Spoons, Dance of the Fisherman, Mowashahat, Nubian Dance, Hagalla, Bedouin Dances and other dances
typical of Middle Eastern countries, provided that their existence and characteristics that the
define as folk or popular. The criteria that define folk dance are based on the whole: rhythm of the music, costumes, sequences of steps, movements and interpretation, that is, if the
competitor opted for folk dancing, must use appropriate costume and music. This category will happen
in two phases:


 

1st Elimination Phase
Video

At this stage, candidates must perform a presentation of folk or popular dances from the
Arab countries of your choice, you may or may not use accessories, and the choreography
be no more than three exact minutes in length. Presentations will not be accepted in this category.
of belly dancing and its strands.
It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance,
with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a background
neutral and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;
The 03 dancers with the highest overall scores and one more candidate who
get the most comments on your post on our official Instagram page,
getting your place to the final through the choice of the public.

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube for banking
evaluator and public, following the same criteria as in the previous phase. The choreography may be unpublished or the
re-presentation of the same presented by video, being the candidate's choice.
It is important that the presentation is filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in the
in case of any technical problem.
From this stage, the winners in first, second and third place will be elected by the jury.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For a possible tiebreaker, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.

 

Professional Folklore Solo

Professional Folklore Solo Category

Professional dancers are those who dance or have danced for payment of
cachê and/or teach dance privately, in schools or teach workshops. can participate
men and women over 16 years of age. This category will take place in two phases:
The maximum time allowed is three minutes exactly per choreography.

Theme: Folk and Popular Dances from Arab Countries

In this category, solo performances of folk and popular dances from the Arab world compete,
male and female. The following modalities automatically fall into place: Dabke, Baton
Traditional, Tambourine, Folk Sword, Khalege, Kawleeya, Baladi, Jug, Gawazee, MeleaLaf, Dance of the
Spoons, Fisherman's Dance, Mowashahat, Nubian Dance, Hagalla, Bedouin Dances and other dances
typical of Middle Eastern countries, provided that their existence and characteristics that the
define as folk and or popular. The criteria that define folk dance are based on the whole: rhythm of the music, costumes, sequences of steps, movements and interpretation, that is, if the
competitor opted for folk dancing, must use appropriate costume and music. This category will happen
in two phases:


 

1st Elimination Phase
Video

At this stage, candidates must perform a presentation of folk or popular dances from the
Arab countries of your choice, you may or may not use accessories, and the choreography
be no more than three exact minutes in length. Presentations will not be accepted in this category.
of belly dancing and its strands.
It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance,
with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a background
neutral and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;
The 03 dancers with the highest overall scores and one more candidate who
get the most comments on your post on our official Instagram page,
getting your place to the final through the choice of the public.

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube for banking
evaluator and public, following the same criteria as in the previous phase. The choreography may be unpublished or the
re-presentation of the same presented by video, being the candidate's choice.
It is important that the presentation is filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in the
in case of any technical problem.
From this stage, the winners in first, second and third place will be elected by the jury.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For a possible tiebreaker, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.

 

Master Solo

Master Solo Category

More than a competition, a show of great talents!

Professional dancers over 16 years old and who have already obtained some
of the first three places in the Professional Solo Category in previous editions of the Hathor Festival or
renowned professionals in the dance market, teachers, school owners, being pre-
selected by the organization of the event.
The participating dancers in this category will have their names and photos posted on the website and social media of
event and the winner will receive an invitation to perform at the Hathor Festival 2022 GalaShow and
integrate the festival's jury panel.
This category will take place in a single phase with live performances on Sunday 10th October
2021, at the time to be announced by the event organizers.

In this edition, the participants will be evaluated by the Egyptian teacher Raqia Hassan.

 

Theme: Classic/Tarab/Traditional/Oriental Routine

The dancer must perform a presentation in classical, tarab, traditional or routine styles
Eastern. The maximum time allowed for choreography is exactly four minutes in length.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For a possible tiebreaker, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.

 

Queen's Solo

NEW
CATEGORY

Queen's Solo Category   (over 40 years old)

Women over 40 years old can participate in this category, regardless of professional experience. The maximum time allowed is three minutes exactly per choreography. This category will take place in two phases:

1st Elimination Phase
Video

In this stage, candidates must perform a presentation of Traditional, Classical, Modern, Fusion, Performance or Percussion Solo of their own choice, with or without accessories, with the choreography having a maximum of three minutes in length . Folk dances will not be accepted in this category (in this case, register in the folkloric solo category).

It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance, with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a neutral background and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;

The 03 dancers with the highest overall grades and one more candidate who receives the greatest amount of comments in their publication on our official Instagram page will be selected for the final stage, obtaining their place for the final through the public's choice.  

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube to the judging panel and the public, following the same criteria as in the previous stage. The choreography may be unpublished or its re-presentation presented by video, being the candidate's choice.

It is important that the presentation be filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in case of any technical problem.

In this phase, the winners in first, second and third place will be chosen by the judges.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For a possible tiebreaker, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.

 

Amateur Gypsy Solo

Amateur Gypsy Solo Category

Exclusive category for dance students, with the participation of teachers and/or
professional dancers. Competitors must be 16 years old in the year 2021.
present all styles of gypsy dance and from different origins. The use of accessories such as fans,
shawl, among others, is optional at the candidate's discretion. The contestant will be able to choose the song that
wish as long as it does not exceed the maximum time of three minutes per choreography.This category
will happen in two phases:

1st Elimination Phase
Video

At this stage, candidates must perform a Gypsy Dance presentation of their own choice,
may or may not be used as accessories, with the choreography having a maximum of three exact minutes
of duration.
It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance,
with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a background
neutral and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;
The 03 dancers with the highest overall scores and one more candidate will be selected for the final stage
who get the most comments on their post on our official Instagram page,
getting your place to the final through the choice of the public.

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube for banking
evaluator and public, following the same criteria as in the previous phase. The choreography may be unpublished or the
re-presentation of the same presented by video, being the candidate's choice.
It is important that the presentation is filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in the
in case of any technical problem.
In this phase, the winners in first, second and third place will be chosen by the judges.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For a possible tiebreaker, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.

 

Professional Gypsy Solo

Professional Gypsy Solo Category

Professional dancers are those who dance or have danced for payment of
caching and/or teaching dance privately, in schools or giving workshops, can participate
women over 16 years of age. The maximum time allowed is three minutes exactly per
choreography. They can present all styles of gypsy dance and from different origins. The use of
accessories such as fans, shawl, among others is optional, at the candidate's discretion. the competitor
you can choose the music you like as long as it doesn't exceed the maximum time of three minutes per
choreography. This category will take place in two phases:

1st Elimination Phase
Video

At this stage, candidates must perform a Gypsy Dance presentation of their own choice,
may or may not be used as accessories, with the choreography having a maximum of three exact minutes
of duration.
It is important that the video is filmed at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance,
with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights from behind), preferably with a background
neutral and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;
The 03 dancers with the highest overall scores and one more candidate will be selected for the final stage
who get the most comments on their post on our official Instagram page,
getting your place to the final through the choice of the public.

2nd- Final Phase
Live

In this stage, the candidates will present themselves with a live broadcast on Youtube for banking
evaluator and public, following the same criteria as in the previous phase. The choreography may be unpublished or the
re-presentation of the same presented by video, being the candidate's choice.
It is important that the presentation is filmed by another camera or cell phone as a backup in the
in case of any technical problem.
In this phase, the winners in first, second and third place will be chosen by the judges.

Rating criteria:

 

  • Technique - Knowledge, degree of difficulty, cleanliness and mastery of the movements performed,  

variation of steps, orderly and coherent connection between movements and use of the scenic space;

  • Expression - Interpretation according to the modality presented, facial and body expression,  attitude in

scene, self-confidence and ability to communicate with the audience;

  • Harmony – Rhythm and musicality, steps and movements according to the sound of the instruments;

  • Theme – Knowledge of the style of dance performed, music, rhythm and choreography appropriate to the

proposed style

  • Artistic - In this regard, they assess whether the originality and creativity in the use of movements,  formations and transitions that make up the choreography, as well as the visual presentation of each  candidate (attire, makeup and props) and if they are suitable for the music style and  proposed dance

 

Tiebreaker criteria:

For a possible tiebreaker, the highest score will be awarded in the Technical category, followed by the highest
note in the item Theme and Artistic. Remaining the tie, the judges will define the tiebreaker.