Sphinx Festival Videos & Resources: Buy, Stream, Download

Sphinx Festival videos from Egypt, are now available to purchase online - stream or download directly to your computer. The collection includes seminar footage, plus special interviews with festival guests, Farida Fahmy & Mahmoud Reda. We trust you will respect that they are copyright, for personal use and learning. Email me if you have any queries. We also have some FREE VIDEOS HERE.

Kind regards, Keti Sharif
Director & Producer, Sphinx Festival

 
     

Sphinx Festival 2009

Egyptology and the Arts


Sphinx Festival 2010
Egyptian Folk Arts and Ethnology
Sphinx Festval 2012
Red Sea Odyssey

Held beside the Pyramids, guests included Mahmoud Reda, Farida Fahmy, Moustafa Gadalla & Dr Randa Baligh on the evolution of art and culture in Egypt, from Egyptology to ethnology. We celebrated the 50 year anniversary of Mahmoud & Farida, with a Gala event with folkloric performances, plus traditional Moulid and Zaar events.

 

Set amongst lush gardens in Cairo, the event featured seminars on Egyptian folkloric dance, costume and music with Mahmoud Reda, Farida Fahmy, Dr Randa Baligh & Dr Shahira Mehrez. Highlights included Shahira's costume show and Mahmoud & Farida's world first series on Egyptian folk styles.

 

Held on the Red Sea, Mahmoud Reda, Farida Fahmy, Liza Laziza, Nessrin, Essam Said explored fluidity and flow in dance. Highlights included snorkelling with wild dolphins, traditional Saiidi in the Oasis and Gala performance night in El Gouna. This was Mahmoud Reda's last festival, since he ceased teaching.

     
 

Purchase Sphinx Festival Videos & Cultural Resources to Download to Your Computer

 
     
    Farida Fahmy's Muwashahat Workshop
Farida's workshop filmed at WAMED 2014, her signature Muwashahat (Andalucian style) dance sequences, with tips on flowing movement, weight shift, foot patterning, and turns. Reda style stage techniques and sequences. Intermediate level.

Cost: $30 Format: Video Download. Duration: 70 minutes. File size: 530 MB.

 
 
 
    An Interview with Mahmoud Reda
A touching interview with Egyptian dance pioneer, Mahmoud Reda in his dowtown studio, Cairo 2011. Mahmoud's final interview before retiring; the studio has since closed.

Cost: $10 Format: Video Download. Video Duration: 25 minutes. File size: 230 MB.

 
 
 
    Sphinx Festival Egypt 2009 - Egyptology & The Arts
Sphinx festival highlights from the 2009 event with Moustafa Gadalla, Farida Fahmy, Mahmoud Reda & guests, plus folk performances and Zaar event.

Cost: $15 Format: Video Download. Duration: 60 minutes. File size: 560 MB.


 
 
 
    Sphinx Festival 2010 - Egyptian Dance Ethnology
Seminars & Workshops by Farida Fahmy & Mahmoud Reda

Farida Fahmy's & Mahmoud Reda's ethnology seminars: Day 1 Milayah, Day 2 Sayidi & Nubian, Day 3 Haggalah & Fellahin, Day 4 Bedouin & Siwa, Day 5 Muwashahat

Cost: $25 Format: Video Download. Duration: 120 minutes. File size: 950 MB.
 
 
 
 
FREE SAMPLE: Click here to download & view contents & intro to Seminar Notes.
  Sphinx Festival 2010 - Egyptian Dance Ethnology Notes
Seminars & Workshops by Farida Fahmy & Mahmoud Reda

Official transcripts for each day of ethnology seminars: Day 1 Milayah, Day 2 Sayidi & Nubian, Day 3 Haggalah & Fellahin, Day 4 Bedouin & Siwa, Day 5 Muwashahat. Educational resource containing all seminar notes and references.

Cost: $15 Format: Pdf Ebooks 67 pages. 5 x transcripts. File size: 30 MB.

 
 
 
 
  Sphinx Festival 2010 - Egyptian Folkloric Performances
The Sphinx festival gala party featured a show on a Nile Cruise, with Reda dancers, performing Muwshahat, dancing with the Milayah, plus Sayiidi style, Haggalah, Nubian and more. Plus an evening of Zaar ritual performance.

Cost: $10 Format: Video Download. Video Duration: 60 minutes. File size: 440 MB.
 
 
 
   

FARIDA - The Life of Farida Fahmy (feature length documentary)
Farida Fahmy on her life, the Reda Troupe, plus interviews with Mahmoud Reda. Reda style folkloric dances - Haggalah, Fellahin, Nubian, Saiidi, Milayah, Muwashshat.

Cost: $20 Format: Video Download. Video Duration: 90 minutes. File size: 480 MB.

 
 
 
   

Dr Shahira Mehrez - Egyptian Ethnic Costumes Presentation
Ethnologist Dr Shahira Mehrez presents her rare collection of ethnic costumes from Nubia, Upper Egypt, Delta, Oasis, Sinai & Siwa. Enjoy her lecture on regonal styles.

Cost: $20 Format: Video Download.
Video Duration: 60 minutes. File size: 560 MB.

 
 
 
    Egyptian Folkloric Costume for Stage - Farida Fahmy
Farida Fahmy on Reda folkloric costumes - Haggalah, Fellahin, Nubian, Saiidi, Milayah, Muwashshat, Siwa & Bedouin featuring her own designs, plus stage footage.

Cost: $10 Format: Video Download. Video Duration: 17 minutes. File size: 480 MB.


 
     
 

Farida Fahmy's Thesis & Costume Ebooks

 
 





Farida Fahmy Thesis
Farida Fahmy
Farida's UCLA Thesis on the Reda Troupe, English Version
96 page E-book $15

Farida Fahmy Transcripts
Transcripts of 2011 wkshops Egyptian Dance Aesthetics
33 page ebook $12
Farida's Vintage Costumes
80 of farida's hand-drawn costume designs, vintage, tribal, exotic, 20's and more
1 x E-book $18

Muwashahat Dresses
Elegant dress drawings - Farida's own hand-drawn Muwashahat designs
1 x E-book $10

Muwashahat Pantaloons
Elegant costumes - Farida's hand-drawn Muwashahat pantaloon designs
1 x E-book $10

More languages here        
 





Fallahat Designs
Farida's hand-drawn designs for stage Fellahin dance
1 x E-book $10

Al Haggalah Designs
Haggalah designs to accentuate hip oscillations
1 x E-book $10

Milayah Designs
Feminine dress designs for dancing with the Milayah
1 x E-book $10

Nubian Designs
Nubian dresses - traditional front flare & jewellery
1 x E-book $10

Sayidi Designs
Sayidi dress designs for Raks El Assaya and Sayidi style
1 x E-book $10

 
     
 

Educational Resources and CDs by Keti Sharif

 
 
Musicality
for Bellydancers
Info-rich 50 page ebook,
4 x video seminar film clips
Ebook, 4x videos
$40

Teaching Bellydance
Creating Curriculum
Ebook to learn how to create
methodology & plan classes
42 page ebook $20

Egyptian Heart CD
Live recordings from Cairo
for classical bellydance:
Live Egyptian Music
1 x CD download $8

Egyptian Baladi
Om Kothsoum & Adewaya
baladi medleys by Gebali
slow and sensual
1 x CD download $8

Magic of the Orient
Classical Egyptian muisc
for Raqs Sharqi - rich
orchestrals by Gebali
1 x CD download $8