Egyptian Dance Festival
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Hassan Afifi is one of the most popular choreographers of Egypt and and become an integral part of the Egyptian (TV) dance scene.
In the fifties he travelled with Mahmoud Reda all over Egypt to study the local folk dances in the various regions of the country.
Hassan Afifi was from the beginning a member of Mahmoud Reda's first founded public folkloric group in Egypt 1959, the Reda Troup.
This Group showed for the first time the local Egyptian folk dance on stage and made is way famously through the world.
His magical creations can be seen through his uncomparable choreographies.
A lot of the national and the international popular oriental stars have graduated his school for example Nagua Fuad, Suhair Saki, Fifi Abdou and Dina.
In 1977 Hassan Afifi etabished his own performance group and with his uncomparable art he teached over a decade also in Europe and the US the folklore and the classic oriental dance.