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River City Raqs 2023
River City Raqs 2023

River City Raqs 2023

River City Raqs has become a hub for local, national, and international instructors and performers. 3 days of dance class workshops, 2 days of dance shows, and vendors galore!

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Time & Location

Mar 24, 2023, 9:00 AM EDT – Mar 26, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT

Jacksonville, 10210 San Jose Blvd ste 1, Jacksonville, FL 32257, USA

About the event

River City Raqs Belly Dance Festival is North East Florida’s annual belly dance festival. Our staff and students at the Anais Belly Dance Studio in Jacksonville organize this 3-day event that brings together instructors and vendors that reflect the rich variety of bellydance styles. We provide shows and workshops with both traditional and fusion styles.

Workshop Schedule

  • 2 hours

    Workshop 1

  • 1 hour


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  • All Access VIP Weekend Pass

    All Access VIP Weekend Pass package Only $299 (plus $11.32) * FULL WEEKEND PASS to ALL the workshops, and shows
 * Complimentary VIP GIFT * Rates go up to $299 after sept 5th, 2022. So don't wait! Register now!
 If you would like to save some money on processing fees, please email to make arrangements.

    +$7.76 service fee
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Venmo: @anais-fatale
Cashapp: $AnaisFatale

Zelle: 904-903-1934

Matias Hazrum

International Musician

MATIAS HAZRUM, a world-renowned Arabic percussionist, musician, teacher, and composer, was born in Argentina with Syrian roots. He began his percussion journey at just three years old.

With mastery in various Arabic percussion instruments and a deep understanding of Arabic music, MATIAS has spent over 15 years sharing his expertise with students worldwide. He has performed alongside Bellydance icons and was a key member of Mario Kirlis' orchestra, contributing his compositions to Kirlis' albums.

MATIAS's passion for his art has taken him around the world, where he shares his talent and conducts workshops, earning accolades like "The Master That Teaches From The Heart." 


Nearby Hotels

Jacksonville, has an international airport (JAX) and is located on I-95, which makes it easily accessible. A great destination year round, the hotel venue is approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the local beaches.


Location of Workshop

Studio 904

10210 San Jose Blvd.

Jacksonville, FL 32257

Hafla Location TBA

All locations have free parking and are about 10 minutes from the studio

Nearby Hotels

  • Tru by Hilton Jacksonville South Mandarin 

    • ​2970 Hartley Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257•(904) 292-4401

  • Ramada by Wyndham Jacksonville Hotel & Conference Center

    • 3130 Hartley Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257•(904) 256-9816

  • Alternatively, you may want to try Airbnb to find a cozy guesthouse or B&B in Jacksonville. 

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