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We celebrate the 19th 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 2018 offers you a galaxy of the world´s famous bellydance stars in a pleasant, familiar and informal atmosphere.

Meet stars like Sahar Samara (Cairo / Egypt)), Luxor (Russia), Yulianna (Ukraine), Mazzikatea Europe LIVE Band (Int.) 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 2nd
Day Long Live Music Intensive
Opening Gala – Live Edition

Saturday,  March 3rd
Workshops, Lectures, Open Stage, Show Café
Trade Fair
Closing Gala “Orient Stars on Stage”

Sunday, March 4th
Workshops, Lectures, Open Stage, Show Café
Trade Fair

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 Gala – Special Live Edition & Saturday Night Gala
Category I          Friday 36,- €           Saturday 36,- €

Category II         Friday 32,- €           Saturday 32,- €


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 1. December 2017

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 38 € and 45 € for 2h.



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.

NEW! This year we have The Orient Show Café with Live-Music, Shows, Oriental Disco und cozy get Together!

Shopping Time
Saturday March, 3rd   –  11am to 7:00pm

Sunday March,    4th   –  11am to 5:00pm

Fair Day tickets:
1 day                                      9,50 Euro including Trade Fair, Open Stage, Show Café, Lectures
2 days Combi ticket      15,- Euro

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

Attention: Prices may be changed in 2018!

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 our cozy SHOW CAFÉ and show your talent at one of the biggest bellydance events in Europe!

Apply now to get your performance slot: 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


WS Booking Manager 2017
Arno Werner (Karim)
Koniferenstr. 86 – 41542 Dormagen

Phone: ++49 (0)2133 / 932 68
Mobile.:++49 (0)172 / 537 19 53