Rakkas Istanbul Oriental Dance Festival, 23-26 June 2023
Tour Date
23-26 June 2023
3 Nights / 2 Days
Tour Description

Welcome to Istanbul!

We are very excited and happy to be organizing the 9th Rakkas Istanbul Festival.

We have had a great Oriental experience in 2022, and it only gets better! We are proud to make new additions to our star teachers' lineup. Rakkas Istanbul team is inviting you to one of the most magical cities in the world, "Istanbul". Attend oriental dance workshops with many different styles from Egyptian to Turkish, to Tribal to Turkish Gypsy Style. Enjoy gala shows, open stage, competitions, costume bazaar, and many more activities in a family atmosphere.

Rakkas Istanbul invites you to immerse in the world of belly dancing. This is a chance to learn from famous teachers, meet fellow belly & oriental dancers from all around the world, polish your skills and experience the culture where belly dancing was born. Come and join us for an unforgettable time in Istanbul!

Tour Details

Opening Gala Show with International Stars. How about watching your teachers and our guest dancers on stage? Enjoy two nights of shows with International Stars along with a full course dinner.

2 days - more than 35 hours.Unlimited attendance included in the festival package.Enjoy as many workshops as you like and many different colors of oriental dance.

Rakkas Istanbul offers you "Bellydance Star" competition.  Get ready to show your skills and talent in front of the professional juries as well as the audience.If you wish to participate in the competition, please do not forget to mark in your registration form.  Competition fee can be paid during the festival to the information desk.  Place is limited so advance registration is recommended.

To participate to the competition or perform in the festival you need to register to Full package or Festival Package or take minimum 5 workshops.

It's time to dance for the other festival guests. Solo, duet, trio, group, raks sharqi, Turkish style, gypsy style, bollywood, tribal, fusion, .....all styles and performances are welcomed.  If you wish to participate in the open stage, please do not forget to mark in your registration form. Participation is free of charge, but place is limited so advance registration is recommended.

Find your dream costumes and many oriental ornaments from local costume designers.



Modern Accommodations with Spectacular Views

Relax in our recently refurbished, modern rooms decorated in earth-tones. Hard-wood floors, natural light shining through floor-to-ceiling windows offering remarkable views, and fine linens and plush pillows, all enrich the comfort you feel at our boutique hotel. Choose among rooms that offer stunning views of the Sea of Marmara and across to Asia, or our rooms with the picturesque views of the old city and Sultanhamet district.

Sultan Ahmet  Mahallesi, Kennedy Cd. No34 34122  Fatih, Istanbul / Turkey
Phone :+90 212 517 44 00


Price Details

**Full Package (including workshops, accommodation, shows, and dinners,......)
*Festival Package (including workshops & shows)
Single Supplement: + €150  ( $150)

Before  23 Jan 2023 €599 / $599
Until     23 April 2023   €649 / $649
After    23 April 2023   €699 / $699


Before  23 Jan 2023 €409 / $409
Until     23 April 2023   €459 / $459
After    23 April 2023   €509 / $509

Workshops Only:
2 Days All Workshops: €369 / $369
Daily Price All Workshops: €189 / $189
Single Workshop: €60 / $60

Companion Rate (Accommodation + Gala Shows)
Per Person in DBL Room: €299 / $299

Accommodation Only:
DBL Room Rate Per Night: €140 / $140
SGL Room Rate Per Night: €120 / $120

Competition Participation:
For Solo: €25 / $25
For Group: €15 / $15 (per person)
Competition fees can pay during to festival at the “Rakkas Istanbul” info desk !!

Gala Show only (Gala show with Celebrity Stars)
Opening Gala Show: €40 / $40