This was the 2009 SF/BA MECDA Gala Show at the Cubberley Auditorium
in Palo Alto, CA. It was a fundraiser for "Next Door Solutions
to Domestic Violence". MECDA stands for Middle Eastern Culture
and Dance Association., it's a not-for-profit community organization
dedicated to the celebration of the arts of Middle Eastern dance.
There was many belly dance performances at this show with many
volunteer dancers, including instructors like the mesmerizing
- see photos 30 to 57.