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There are a number of ways to be a part of, or support, OrientalDancer.net!

The Library

Contribute a written work to OrientalDancer.net!

Guidelines as follows:
Please spell check and proof your work before submission.
We are relaxed about word count around here. It should be at least a page. Articles that exceed 3 pages *may* be broken into installments or edited.
The topic must be relevant to dances from, or inspired by, the Near and Middle East, or peripherally related.
Your work can take the form of a photo report, interview, educational or entertainment article, opinion paper, review...
Picture(s) of yourself and/or photo's regarding the topic, if applicable, should be included if possible. Embedded video accompaniment also encouraged.
Please omit blatant self promotion in the body of work. If you wish, you can include a brief biography of yourself (one paragraph) that we can publish alongside your article.

We reserve the right to make a determination on whether or not to publish a work. Submission is not a guarantee of publication. If published, your article will remain in the library indefinitely, it will be featured on the homepage and referenced in our network.

Lyric Translations

Contribute an Arabic, Turkish, Farsi... song translation to our "Belly dancer Lyrics" section. Whether you have amassed a personal collection or simply have one - consider sharing with us, and by extension the global belly dance community. We will credit you, the source, and happily link back to your website or social network space.

If you speak Egyptian Arabic, Levantine Arabic, Maghrebi Arabic, Turkish, or Farsi and would be willing to assist in translating for our lyrics section, we can't wait to hear from you!

Submit your news

Appeared in a newspaper? Have an RSS channel on your belly dance website? Visit submit news to share it with OrientalDancer.net visitors.


Would you like to conduct an interview with a leading figure in our field? Join our interview team. OrientalDancer.net facilitates the selection and interview consent.

Become familiar with the background and career of the star;
Formulate 5 - 7 unique questions pertinent to the star;
Write a brief (2 - 4 paragraph) profile of the star.

You are credited as the interviewer and, if you wish, we will link back to your website or social network space.


Are you a belly discussion forum enthusiast? Our forum relies on a team of volunteer moderators to keep the forums organized, spam free and maintain adherence of membership rules.

OrientalDancer.net provides an easy tutorial training on moderation tools and functions. Anyone, from any region, with a cool and even temperament, who is responsible and has been a post participant for at least six months, is welcome to inquire about vacant moderator positions.

What is required:
Moderators read new threads and posts within their forum once a day;
Moderators use forum tools, as needed, to maintain their forum;
Moderators monitor threads in their forum for uncivil conduct or abuse.

Monetary Support

If you shop Amazon.com for belly dance related goods, consider doing so through our store. As Amazon associates, each purchase from Amazon, through our belly dance store, results in a modest referral fee. This income helps offset the expense related to hosting, licenses, software and other costs involved in maintaining this website.

You can also make a donation using the button below. Donations are put toward the maintenance of OrientalDancer.net.