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~ * Belly Dancer of the Universe 2019 Champions * ~

For photos and videos of our 2019 Champions,
please see our post on our Global X-PO page on Facebook:
Bellydancer of the Universe and Global Bellydance X-PO

Congrats to Shabana,1st Runner-up, Group Category,
for getting a write-up in the World Journal, a Chinese newspaper!

Champion of Champions - $2,000 Grand Prize: RS Control Systems     rscontrol.systems

Miss D - Fusion

Egyptian - $1,000 Prize Sponsor: Turquoise, International     turquoiseintl.com

Trophy Sponsor:   Indra Sakkara     indrasakkara.com

Champion Georgette
1st Runner Up Nilay
2nd Runner Up Tamara
3rd Runner Up Azzah of Pheonix
People?s Choice May
Congeniality - Orchid Sahara

Universal - $1,000 Prize Sponsor: Diamond Pyramid     diamondpyramid.com

Champion Nilay
1st Runner Up Laura
2nd Runner Up Tamara
3rd Runner Up Ana
People?s Choice Tamara
Congeniality - Laura

Drum Solo - $600 Prize Sponsr: Puffin Enterprises     puffinenterprises.us

Champion Indra
1st Runner Up Georgette
2nd Runner Up Kateryna
3rd Runner Up Tamara
People?s Choice Georgette
Congeniality - Georgette

Zils - $300 Prize Sponsor: Mesmera     mesmera.com

Champion MikaElla
1st Runner Up Deborah
2nd Runner Up Ana
3rd Runner Up Laura
People?s Choice MikaElla
Congeniality - MikaElla

Groups - $1,000 Prize Sponsors:
Hollywood Music Center ($500)    hollywoodmusiccenter.com
BellyDanceUniverse ($500)    youtube.com/user/BellyDanceUniverse

Champion Lumina Butterflies
1st Runner Up Shabana Dance Company
2nd Runner Up LA Bellydance Academy
3rd Runner Up Troupe Elisheva
People?s Choice LA Bellydance Academy
Congeniality - Lumina Butterflies

Speciality Props - $300 Prize Sponsor: Bellydance Chronicles Magazine     bellydancechronicles.com

Trophy Sponsor: 3344 Yvonne Wang3344 3344 KiwaBiotech.com

Champion Georgette
1st Runner Up Nilay
2nd Runner Up Kateryna
3rd Runner Up Na?ilah
People?s Choice Na?ilah
Congeniality - Na?ilah

Goddess - $300 Prize Sponsor: Groundwork Coffee     groundworkcoffe.com

Champion Orchid Sahara
1st Runner Up Eleena
2nd Runner Up May
3rd Runner Up Ana
People?s Choice Yasmin
Congeniality - Eleena

Taxsim - $600 Prize Sponsors:
Market at the Casbah ($300)    FB: Market at the Casbah Middle Eastern Dance Festival and
Lucia Dance ($300)     luciadance.com

Champion Indra
1st Runner Up Tamara
2nd Runner Up Kateryna
3rd Runner Up Laura
People?s Choice Kateryna
Congeniality - Stefanie Mari

Fusion - $300 Prize Sponsor: Beyond Manufacturing     bmfgintl.com

Champion Miss D
1st Runner Up Nilay
2nd Runner Up Eleena
3rd Runner Up Delilah
People?s Choice Stefanie Mari
Congeniality - Eleena

Designer - $300 Prize Sponsor: DJ Stephens     djstephens@gmail.com

Champion Mesmera
1st Runner Up Helena Vlahos
2nd Runner Up Georgette
3rd Runner Up Christina Medina
People?s Choice Georgette
Congeniality - Georgette

Body of The Universe - $300 Prize Sponsor: Silverwolf Nutrition     silverwolfnutrition.com

Champion - May
1st Runner Up Elizabeth

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