Global recog­ni­tion

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It is by pure chance that Du first dis­cov­ered belly dance, whose ori­gins date back to the Ot­toman Em­pire (1299-1922), ac­cord­ing to his­to­ri­ans. In 2003, an Amer­i­can friend sent her a DVD of Egyp­tian dance per­for­mances that im­me­di­ately caught her eyes.

“I was in­stantly fas­ci­nated by the dance’s unique move­ments and mu­sic. I found it in­cred­i­ble how the dancers can fo­cus their move­ments on only one

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