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We celebrate the 20th WoO edition with oriental dance friends around the world. Be part of this terrific and unique festival, with the biggest european trade fair and enjoy a unique and amazing atmosphere!

The World of Orient 2019 offers you a galaxy of the world´s famous bellydance stars in a pleasant, familiar and informal atmosphere.

Meet international stars and many more fantastic dancers from all around the globe at the shows, during the workshops and in the midst of the oriental shopping area at the big 2 days trade fair.

WoO Timetable – What´s in the program for the 3 days:

Friday, March 8th
* Intensive: Dance Sience
* Opening Show „Fiesta Oriental“

Saturday, March 9th
* Trade Fair on 3 Floors
* Intensive & Workshops
* Non-Stop Open Stage
* Event Hall with Show Café
* Gala Show „Stars on Stage“

Sunday, March 10th
* Contest „WAY TO BE A STAR“
* Trade Fair on 3 Floors
* Event Hall, Show Café, Open Stage
* Workshop Program
* Free Open Class Program


Enjoy a full day of activities, meet your stars, shop until you drop at our oriental shopping wonderland.

Gala Shows: Prices & Order

The unmissable shows on friday and saturday night are the perfect opportunity to see international stars from around the world in a wide variety of dance styles. The shows are legendary for being the most innovative showcases in europe.

Friday Opening Show & Fiesta Oriental 29,- €
Saturday Night Gala 32,- € / 36,- €


Show Ticket Order
The shows will be sold out. So the tickets have to be ordered in advance.
German visitors please check out the german link Kartenvorverkauf.
Cards can be ordered from 3rd December 2018

Visitors from abroad
please contact Asmahan at

Workshops: booking and prices

Enjoy our fantastic workshop program: This year we have a very special workshop program with some of the biggest world bellydance stars ever.

The workshop price varies between 39 € and 42 € for 2h. Intensives are 75 € (Bollywood) and 99 € (Dance Science)
The Open Classes are free for visitors of the trade fair.

Shopping at  the biggest European Oriental Trade Fair!!!

Two days on three floors – enjoy this incredible shopping paradise!
The WoO trade fair with over 50 national & international vendors is the biggest of its kind in Europe. A phenomenal oriental shopping wonderland which offers a large selection of dancewear, music, accessories, the trendiest styles and everything you need for class or performance.

Shopping Time
Saturday March, 9th  –  12am to 7pm

Sunday March,    10th   –  10am to 5pm

Fair Day tickets:
1 day                                      9,- Euro including Trade Fair, Open Stage, Contest
2 days Combi ticket      14,- Euro

Tickets        only at the door
Venue:       FZH Vahrenwald, Vahrenwalder Str. 92, Hanover/Germany

World of Orient Festival Venues

Friday Opening Show & Fiesta Oriental
FZH Vahrenwald, Vahrenwalder Str. 92, Hanover/Germany
3 metro stations from the main station to the trade fair location (short-distance ticket)
15 min  by car and 40 min by subway from Hanover Airport to the hotel Ibis and trade fair location.

Saturday Night Gala Show
Theatersaal LangenhagenRathenaustr. 14 · 30853 Langenhagen (Hanover)

Nearest underground train station: Line 1, Langenforter Platz
Distance fromTrade Fair Location and HotelIbis to Langenhagen: by car / taxi about 10 minutes, by public transport about 15 minutes.

Trade Fair, Open Stage & Contest „Way to be a Star“
FZH Vahrenwald, Vahrenwalder Str. 92, Hanover/Germany

3 metro stations from the main station to the trade fair location (short-distance ticket)
15 min  by car and 40 min by subway from Hanover Airport to the hotel Ibis and trade fair location.

Workshops (various places nearby the fair area)
like FZH Vahrenwald, Danceschool “Step by Step” and Danceschool “Move & Dance”
Detailed information about the WS-places are published at one week before the festival start: otherwise, please call or mail for details.

Hotel IBIS-Citiy –
Our central artists & festival hotel

Reasonably priced, friendly service and Vis-à-vis the fair location FZH Vahrenwald
Vahrenwalder Str. 113, 30165 Hannover
Hotel IBIS Tel.: 0049 (0)511-388 110   /
Single room: 68,-  Euro   11,-€ breakfast extra
Double room 73,-  Euro   – plus 11,-€  breakfast per person

Attention: Prices may be changed in 2019! Keyword when booking rooms: World of Orient 2019

More hotels & overnight options
You are looking for some more affordable accommodation for you and your group? More info: menu item Info/Hotels & lodgings
So please ask for the current hotel and overnight offers and order the current hotel list with the latest best price offers.

Please order the hotelinformation at:

Be part of it and show your talent on stage!

Open Stage & Entertaining Program on tht Trade Fair & Bazaar
Perform for an enthusiastic audience at the „World of Orient“ Main Fair OPEN STAGE and show your talent at one of the biggest bellydance events in Europe!

Apply now: click here to register


Contact Festival Team

Festival Director
Asmahan El Zein

In der Steinriede 2
30161 Hanover / Germany
Phone: ++49 (0)511 – 394 77-77
Mobile: ++49 (0)171 – 5 123 511