Described by the Raqs Britannia website as one of the UK’s best-kept secrets, Samara, who is of North African descent, is a professional Arabic dancer specialising in the Egyptian Saaidi and Baladi styles.

She trained with folkloric masters Farida Fahmy, Mohamed Khazafy and Amel Tafsoot and she has become well-known for her fun and uplifting classes throughout the North West. She regularly dances with the Manchester-based Nile Band and other performances include being part of a show with Transglobal Underground singer, Natacha Atlas,at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

Samara is available to perform on her own, or with any combination of Arabic musicians.

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