Booking Information

•      The type of event including date, time and location (please note holiday rates,
including Thanksgiving, Christmas, Eid, New Years, Valentine's Day, Norooz, will be
•      Length of show, (belly-grams of 5-10 minutes to full 15-30 minute shows)
•      Style of music preferred (Arabic Pop, traditional Egyptian, Lebanese, Classical or
Contemporary Persian, Moroccan, Indian fusion/Bollywood/Filmi/Bhangra, etc.)
•      Cd or live music?  Let me help you add another element of authenticity to your event
by having musicians!  Our area has wonderful artists that may be available by         
request (schedule permitting) and at an additional fee        
•      Specialty dances available: Raqs Al Seneyya (candle or tea tray), Raks Al Assaya
(cane), Raks Al Shemadan (candelabra for Zeffa), Raqs As Sayf (sword), veil, Wings of Isis,
zagats (finger cymbals), Raghse Chaghoo (Persian Knife Dance for weddings), Baba Karam
•      Professional costume options from traditional two-piece bedlah to more
conservative cabaret dresses.
•      Securing your event date - a non-refundable deposit due prior to the event via
money order or check.  In some cases, especially travel, a contract is also required to assist
all parties in understanding their obligations and helping to ensure each parties
expectations are met.

Please note that Shadiyah cannot honor requests for bachelor parties, all male events or
exotic dancing.  

For more information on rates and booking Shadiyah for your next special event, please
contact her at or call 301.633.9446.  
Shadiyah's Past Performances Include...
Ahlan Cairo Nights (Little Egypt event), Dallas, TX                                                Academy of the Holy Cross School, Bethesda, MD                               
Afghan Restaurant, Alexandria, VA                                                                            Aladdin Carpets, Annual Christmas Galas, 2006 & 2007
Al Amir Lebanese Restaurant, Dallas, TX                                                                 American DruzSociety                                                                                
Anahid Sofian's Morocco Project Fundraiser, Alexandria, VA                              
Anahid Sofian's Gala, Lafayette Bar & Grill,  NYC                               
Assumption Catholic School                                                                                        Atilla's, Shirlington, VA
Amer's Cafe, Baltimore, MD                                                                                           Antonia's Dansations II, Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Ballet Company (private event for Founders and Patrons)
Bambule, Bethesda, MD                                                                                                 Blu Lounge, Bethesda, MD
Broadleaf Tobacco - "The Sopranos" event, Severna Park, MD                             Bullis School, Potomac, MD
Casablanca, Alexandria, VA
Caspian House of Kabob, Kentlands, MD                                                                  Cazbar Mediterranean Taverna, Baltimore, MD
Arabian Nights, Decoy Lounge Colony South Hotel, Clinton, MD                         Cedar Knoll Inn, Alexandria, VA   
Community Center, Hagerstown, MD                                                                         Comcast Cable TV for PM Arlington with Rick Massabny
Conchi Show, Holiday Inn, Frederick, MD                                                                Crown Plaza Holiday Inn, Orlando, FL                                                   
EJ's Landing, College Park, MD                                                                                   Elks Lodge, Fairfax, VA
Embassy of the Dominican Republic, DC                                                                   E-Star Lending, Inc., Burke, VA
Europe Restaurant, Pikesville, MD                                                                              Fairouz Mediterranean Cafe, Falls Church, VA      
Fairmont Hotel, Washington, DC                                                                                Famoso & M Cafe, Chevy Chase, MD                   
The Five Seasons, Baltimore, MD                                                                                Frederick Cultural Arts Center, Jasmin Jahal Show, Frederick, MD
Fort Myers Officers Club, Arlington, VA
Fox Chase Manor, Manassas, VA                                                                                The Hilton - Washington Dulles, Herndon, VA                                      
Hood College International Show, Frederick, MD                                                     Hunan Lion, McLean, VA                                                                          
 Hunt Valley Golf Club, Phoenix, MD                                                                        Katia Show sponsored by WAMEDA
John F. Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, Washington, DC                                Jewish Community Center, Fairfax,VA                                                     
Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD                                                La Kasbah Moroccan Restaurant, Reston, VA                                      
Layalina Restaurant, Arlington, VA                                                                           Lebanese Taverna, Vienna, VA  
Living Classrooms                                                                                                          Lucky Three Restaurant, Falls Church, VA                                            
Madison Hotel, Washington, DC                                                                                Marriott, Fair Oaks, VA                                                                              
Memsahib Restaurant, Baltimore & Rockville, MD                                                Martins Crosswinds, Greenbelt, MD  
Martins West, Baltimore, MD                                                                                     Montgomery College, Rockville, MD                                                        
Moroccan Club of Washington                                                                                    National Restaurant Equipment, Laurel, MD
Pars Persian Restaurant,   Fairfax, VA                                                                      Persian HaHa,  Internet TV
Piano Grill, Fairfax, VA                                                                                               Pooks Hill Marriott, Bethesda, MD
Prince Cafe, Georgetown, DC
Queen Elizabeth II, Ocean Liner                                                                                   Rakkasah Spring Caravan, Somerset, NJ
Relic Restaurant & Lounge, Bethesda, MD                                                                Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, VA
Ronald Regan Building, Washington, DC                                                                  Sangha, Takoma Park, MD
Sapphire Restaurant, Laurel, MD                                                                                Sam's Cafe & Market, Rockville, MD                                            
Scottish Rite Masonic Temple, Baltimore, MD                                                          Slatten House, Columbia MD
Sequoia Restaurant, Georgetown, DC                                                                         Shimmilicious Show with Ava Fleming & Lotus Niraja               
Sphinx Cafe, Herdon, VA                                                                                               Sequoyah Elementary School - International Event
Sunrise Ass't Living Residences, Falls Church, Arlington, Alexandria, VA  & Baltimore & Gaithersburg, MD
Syrian American Club of Washington                                                                         St. Peter & Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church, Potomac, MD
St. Thomas Moore Cathloic School, DC                                                                       Taste of Jerusalem, Silver Spring, MD
Taste of Morocco, Silver Spring, MD                                                                            Taste of Morocco, Arlington, VA
Toutorsky Mansion, Washington, DC                                                                         TurCuisine, Herndon, VA
Vernisage Restaurant, Pikesville, MD
WAMEDA Hafla's, American Legion Post, Clinton, MD                                        Washington Adventist Hospital OR Holiday Gala                               
Washington Marriott, Georgetown, DC                                                                      Westin Hotel, Tysons Corner, VA
Williamsburg Hospitality House, Williamsburg, VA                                                Windows on Washington (Double Tree Hotel), Arlington, VA

Numerous Persian, Arabic, Pakistani, Indian & Moroccan events including weddings (traditional Zeffa), anniversaries, engagement, bridal
showers, birthdays (children and adult), Quincenera's, graduation parties, concerts, educational, corporate, and cultural events.  
Photo credit Roger Wood
To Contact Shadiyah, please phone
or email her at
Shadiyah has been entertaining at restaurants and private celebrations in the
D.C. Metro area and nationally for o
ver a decade.  She has been requested to
dance at weddings of many ethnicities (including performing the traditional
Egyptian Zeffa), birthday parties for adults and children, anniversaries,
community and cultural events, and with live bands.
Shadiyah has also danced in and headlined at numerous Middle Eastern
Dance shows in the Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD & VA areas.
When booking an event, among the many details Shadiyah will discuss with
you will include:
Caspian House of Kabob,
Shab-e Yalda Celebration
Photo credit Roger Wood
Casablanca Restaurant
Photo credit
Roger Wood

Shadiyah performed for Woodland's New Years Eve Gala, Potomac, MD, December 2010
Shadiyah performed for Trio Caliente's cd release concert of Oye Chica at Black Rock Center for the Arts, November 2010
Shadiyah performed for the
Middleburg Polo Academy's Fall Fundraising Gala, The Plains, VA, October 2010
Shadiyah performed in
Shimmies for the Cure, Part 2, a benefit for Breast Cancer Research, October 2010 in New Castle, DE!
Shadiyah performed at
Clarion University, Oil City, PA, September 2010
Shadiyah headlined for Antonia's 1st
Mediterranean Galaxy show at Seven West Bistro, Towson, MD, August 8, 2010
Shadiyah performed for the
Midnight In Morocco Wine & Cheese Fundraiser at Lansdowne Resort, Leesburg, VA, June 2010!
Shadiyah performed on the
Middle Eastern Stage at the 5th Annual Fiesta Asia Street Fair, Washington, DC, May 2010!
Shadiyah celebrated Bollywood Night at TurCuisine, Herndon, VA, May 2010!
Shadiyah performed at
George Mason University for International Night, April 2010
Shadiyah performed for the
Desi Ladies Night presented by Aaja Nachle, April 2010!
Shadiyah performed at Tiffany's, McLean, VA, April 2010!
Shadiyah  performed in the invitation only Gala show in honor of
Madame Raqia Hassan of Egypt, Arlington, VA, April 2010
Shadiyah performed at
Mervis Diamond Importers, McLean, VA, March 2010 for the launch of Vivah South Asian Wedding Directory 2010!
Shadiyah performed in the invitation only Gala Show honoring Randa Kamel of Egypt, VA, March 2010
Shadiyah performed for the New Years Eve Gala's 2009 & 2010 for Woodlands and Anand Poojary and was featured in India This Week!
Shadiyah Performed with
Master Oudist Shawkat Sayyad and Nazira at TurCuisine, Herndon, VA, September 2009!
Shadiyah's performance was featured on
Image-In-Asian TV with Shagun Weddings, November 2009!
Shadiyah debuted at
Sahara Lebanese Market and Cafe, Sterling, VA, May 2009!
Shadiyah appears in several videos for a fun new project and the debut of Persian HaHa TV!
Watch them on YouTube! (
PersianHaHa Bia Tarof , PersianHaHa Nowruz- Khaghani & Nasle Ma-Boro Halesho Bebar), March 2009
Shadiyah represents
Pasha Lounge Restaurant - Kentlands in the following publications:
The Frederick News Post - November 20, 2008 restaurant review; the September-December 2008 editions of the Clipper Magazine;
The November 2008 issue of Washingtonian Magazine (Holiday Dining Guide),
and in Tom Sietsema's First Bite review for the
Washington Post, September 10, 2008!
Shadiyah performed in the
Gala show in Orlando, FL for Stellar Advantage's event featuring Aziza of Montreal and Orit Maftsir of Isreal, August, 2008
Shadiyah performed at the Passport to the World Benefit celebrating World Refugee Day at the Fannie Mae Great Hall, June 21, 2008
Shadiyah performed for Lebanese artist
Wael Saab's New Year's Eve 2008 & January 26, 2008 concerts in VA!
Shadiyah performed for Afghani artist Ehsan Aman, whose music is featured in The Kite Runner movie & Oscar nominated soundtrack, August 2007!
Shadiyah performed at
The John F. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage with Trio Caliente, August 2007!
Shadiyah was a featured guest on
P.M. Arlington with Rich Massabny (Comcast Cable TV) in conjunction with Taste of Morocco Fall/Winter 2007!
Roger Wood's
Basic Production for Belly Dance! - Shadiyah's photo appears in this new book too!