Belly dance competition “Saare Johara” terms and conditions 26th November 2016

Name of the competition: Saare Johara 2016

Time: 26th November 2016

Place: Restaurant Nautica, Pargi 12 Kuressaare


Organizer: MTÜ Saarepiiga Koolitus

Partner: Saaremaa Spa Hotels

Saare Johara's aim:

  1. To offer non-professional belly dancers a chance to compete and compare themselves with other dancers.

  1. To offer dancers valuable feedback from professional jury.

  1. To promote and introduce middle-eastern culture.

  1. To enrich local culture.

Saare Johara's 2016 categories, conditions and entry fee

Dance must be performed entirely on stage.

Maximum 7 dancers/troupes in every category. First 7 entries get to compete. If categories get full, it will be announced on the homepage.

There must be at least 3 dancers/troupes in category, otherwise there will not be contest in that category. Dancers are registered, when they have filled the entry form, paid entry fee and sent their music on time.

If there is more than one person registered with same choreography or music, the first dancer to registrate will have the right to perform with that piece.

Performing order will be announced on 19th November at Saare Johara's homepage.

Contest's program will be sent to participants on 19th November.


Jury judges:

  • dancing skills/technique

  • use of stage and music

  • emotions

  • overall appearance (costume/make-up/hair)

  • use of props (if it is allowed)

  • dancing in sync (troupes)


SAARE JOHARA 2013 - involving prize - Tiara

Grand Prize winner will be selected from winners of solo categories.

Every category's winner will be awarded with a trophy

Audience favourite – audience will select their favourite dancer or troupe (from any category).


Registration will begin on 16th October 2016.

Registration form will be online at:

Deadline of registration is 6th November 2016.

Music will be sent to: [email protected] for 13th November 2016.

Entry fee:

Entry fee will be paid to bank account MTÜ Saarepiiga Koolitus, Swedbank EE362200221003123967, for 13th November 2016.

Explanation of the transfer: Saare Johara and name of the dancer(or troupe).

Troupes must pay their entry fee together.

Entry fee will not be refunded.


Spa Hotel Rüütli (Saaremaa Spa Hotels) gives Saare Johara's participantes discount. Accommodation will include breakfast and unlimited entrance to sauna, pool and gym.

Other conditions:

Contestants under 18 years old, must have parents premission for competing.

Organizers have the right to disqualify dancer/troupe if they have broke the rules.

The event will be recorded. Organizers have right to use these pictures and videos for promoting the event.


Tiia Leppik – [email protected], tel. 5291299

Jane Kaju – [email protected] (information also in English)

Jelena Köönverk – [email protected] (information also in Russian), tel. 5051357