The 2003 Bellydancer of the UniverseŽ Competition
is dedicated to our beloved father/grandfather, Louis O. Belli, With Love.
and Reviews of the 2003 BDUC
are The 2003 Winners!
Celestia (Champion), Atlantis, Genie of the Desert and "M"
1st Runner-Up: Genie of the Desert; 2nd Runner-Up:
Tonya, Brianna (Champion), Tabitha, Tamara and Atlantis
1st Runner-Up: Tamara, 2nd Runner-Up: Tabitha
L-R: Brianna, Atlantis and Tamara.
Tonya, Atlantis, Jade (Champion), Kareema, Bay'la Zena
1st RU: Kareema, 2nd RU: Bay'la Zena
Choice: Jade, Congeniality: Bay'la Zena
Winner: Midnite Mirage
1st RU: Raks Sahibat
2nd RU: Anja's Court
People's Choice: Mighty Isis
Congeniality: Jewels of Amarain
L-R: Tonya, Harry Saroyan,
Anja, Calypso, Ralph Karapetian, Elisheva, Meera, Enheduanna, and Atlantis kneeling
1st RU: Enheduanna; 2nd
RU: Meera, 3rd RU: Elisheva
Choice: Calypso; Congeniality: Anja
L-R: Tonya with Dr. Samy
Farag, Harry Saroyan, and Ralph Karapetian (trophy Sponsors); Azhia, Jamileh,
Meera, Shabnam; and Floor in Front: Atlantis.
(Not pictured: Celeste)
1st RU: Jamileh, 2nd
RU: Meera, 3rd RU: Shabnam
People's Choice: Azhia,
Tonya, Atlantis, Prince Andrew, Luna, Linda Kitiara, Jayna
Winner: Prince Andrew
1st RU: Jayna, 2nd
People's Choice: Tie: Prince Andrew &
Congeniality: Linda Kitiara
OF THE UNIVERSE
L-R: Seated: Champ, Behrouz Rezazadeh; Ali Bundakji (1st Runner up); Charlie
Vilialuazo, (2nd Runner up). Standing: Tonya and Atlantis
Perrine, Helen Kelso, Patsy Okada, Lucy Diaz, Cyndy Duff, Irmgard Rogers