JamBallah Northwest Festival





Featuring local legends and out-of-town masters alike including Amel Tafsout (Algeria/CA), Aziza (Blainville, Quebec), Ozgen (Turkey/London), Sharon Kihara (Portland OR), Bevin Victoria (Portland OR) and Rin Ajna (Washington DC).

It’s time once again for downtown Portland to be overrun by dancers and spectators from across the globe! August 10th through 12th, you, too can be a part of the magic that is JamBallah Northwest - A weekend of belly dance and fusion in the heart of Portland. JamBallah NW features three days of movement and lecture workshops by world-class instructors, the JamBallah Showcase evenings Night I and Night II featuring professional dance performances by the instructors and specially curated attendees, two Festival Shows featuring attendees from across the globe, as well as extensive vending with ‘alterna-chic’ workout and streetwear, handmade and imported jewelry, and fabulous costumes open to the public available throughout the weekend.

Extensive Artisan Vendor Faire, free entry and open to the public – open hours Friday, Aug. 10th, 1PM-7PM, Saturday, Aug. 11th, 11:30AM-7:30PM, Sunday, Aug. 12th, 11AM-3:30PM.

“JamBallah NW Showcase, Night I and Night II” – Two Opulent Extravaganzas of Experimental Fusion and Traditional World Dance! Friday Aug. 10th, 7:30PM and Saturday Aug 11th, 8:00pm. All Shows All-Ages. $28 GA advance purchase, 35$ at the door. Children 10 and under FREE.

“JamBallah Festival Shows”, Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 – Attendee Performances – Friday Aug 10 2:30PM, Saturday Aug 11th, 12:30PM and Sunday, Aug 12th 3:30PM. All shows All-Ages. $5 @ the door, children 10 and under FREE.