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We celebrate the 18th 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 2017 offers you a galaxy of the world´s famous bellydance stars in a pleasant, familiar and informal atmosphere.

Meet stars like Jillina (USA), Sharon Kihara (USA), Tommy King (EGY), Mahdy Emara 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:

March,  10.       Friday
8pm                 Scheherazade´s Journey / Fantasm – Odyssey of Dreams by Jillina & Bellydance Evolution

March,  11.       Saturday
10am – 5 pm     Workshops
10am – 6 pm     Oriental Trade Fair, Open Stage Shows and more
7.30pm            Gala Show II: “Oriental Stars on Stage”

Enjoy on Saturday from 10:00 am until late night a full day of workshops, shows and the incredibly large 3 floors oriental shopping area.

March, 12 – Sunday
10am – 5 pm   Workshops
10am – 5 pm   Oriental Trade Fair, Open Stage Shows
4:30 pm          Special Show Case

Enjoy a full day of activities, meet your stars, shop until you drop at our oriental shopping wonderland. Festival ends at 16:30 pm with a final special show case.

Gala Shows: Prices & Order
The unmissable gala 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.

Prices Friday Friday Gala (Scheherazade´s Journey) & Saturday Night Gala
1st category                 Friday   39€                   Saturday  36€
2nd category                Friday   36€                   Saturday  33€
3rd category                 Friday   33€                   Saturday  30€

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
Visitors from abroad
please contact Asmahan at

Workshops: booking and prices
22.12.2016 workshop schedule online
03.01.2017 workshop registration open

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 35 Euro and 50€ for 2h.
Please check out the official workshop schedule.up from 22.12.2016

For workshop booking please contact our WS Manager Arno Werner for further details on payment and delivery.

Shopping at  the biggest European Oriental Trade Fair!!!

Two days on three floors – enjoy this incredible shopping paradise!
The WoO trade fair with over 60 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, 11th   –  10am to 6:00pm

Sunday March,    12th   –  10am to 5:00pm

Fair Day tickets:
1 day                            8 Euro incl. Festival Guide
2 days Combi ticket      12 Euro incl. Festival Guide

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

World of Orient Festival Venues

Venue: Gala Shows Friday & Saturday

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.

Venue: Trade Fair Location
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.

Venue: 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
Hotel IBIS Tel.: 0049 (0)511-388 110   /
Single room: 68,-  Euro   11,-€ breakfast extra
Double room 73,-  Euro   – plus 11,-€  breakfast per person

More hotels & overnight options
You are looking for some more affordable accommodation for you and your group?
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 hotelinformations 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 to get your performance slot:

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


WS Booking Manager 2017
Arno Werner (Karim)
Koniferenstr. 86 – 41542 Dormagen
Phone: ++49 (0)2133 / 932 68
Mobile.:++49 (0)172 / 537 19 53