which is the Arabic word for 'jewels,' dressed in traditional
North African costume of forty years ago gave two excellent
performances of North African belly dancing at Ross-on-Wye Market
House. Laila Ajbar, a dance teacher from Newport is the leader
of the group and is trying to keep the 'Berber' culture, indigenous
to North Africa from dying. In the second photograph down, Laila
can be seen (on the right) performing a traditional High Atlas
bottom photograph is of 'Flying Carpet Percussion' who also
gave two great performances at the Market House. Flying Carpet
Percussion are from Hereford and practise of a Friday evening.
continue to page three and see the motorcycle exhibition, Doug
Eaton and his art, the Air Training Corps stand and my own 'Wyenot
Shop', please click here
or the link below the photographs.