Friday, January 18, 2008

Friday Cat Blogging

There's some great bellydance on TV shows from Lebanon and Turkey. Some of it has been ripped, but you have to put up with the annoyance of Middle Eastern television, with logos and screen crawls everywhere, and the production is crappy, with too many camera cuts and zooms that miss essential parts of the dance. Nonetheless, I think this one is worth it. It doesn't say so, but I believe the dancer is Didem, an athletic performer from Turkey. At least it looks like her to me, down to the navel jewelry (which I despise). Enjoy.

Here's Didem herself. See if you think I'm right. Drum solos are her specialty: