ABOUT LUCIA

Lucia is an International Award Winning Performer in Middle Eastern and Flamenco Fusion Dance. She is also an accomplished Persian Dancer, having performed annually for the House of Iran’s annual Nowruz celebration in San Diego.  She is available for performance and instruction booking.

Lucia has been televised in Beirut, Channel 39, Fox TV and NBC Broadcast in a variety of events and venues and in publications. (photos)  She is an experienced troupe director, instructor, gala producer and performer.  

Her travels include training with many of the finest International Middle Eastern Dancers in the world in Lebanon, Egypt, Argentina, Turkey and the United States. During her career, Lucia has performed at many prestigious venues including events featuring Superstar Middle Eastern Artists Amani, Amr Diab, Ihab Tawfik, Fadi El Saadi, Faten Salama, Aida Nour, Nabila Mettuali, Amir Sofi, Mahmoud Reda, Leila of Cairo, Randa Kamel and aboard the Carnival Elation Cruise line and more. 

Awards

2021 – Belly Dancer of the Universe competition Winner – People' International
           Choice, Favorite Performer, and 2nd runner up Props Category
2020 – Belly Dancer of the Universe competition, 2nd runner up Folkloric Category 
2011 – Amani’s Oriental Dance Competition, 2nd place Oriental Dance winner in
            Beirut, Lebanon
2010 – Belly Dancer of the Universe competition, 3rd runner up Fusion category, And
            Congeniality Award
2008 – Best of San Diego 2008 – Lucia’s troupe “Dance Group” category
2007 – International Belly Dance Conference (Advanced Division) – 1st Runner up
2005 – Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition, Champion, Egyptian Category
2005 – Belly Dancer of the Year Pageant – Finalist.

During her career, Lucia has developed a dynamic, entertaining, and graceful style of
dance. Her shows include an emphasis on traditional Egyptian style Raks Sharki
(“belly dance”) and Lebanese style with folkloric dance (Khaleegi, Melaya Lef, cane,
Sai’di’, Dabke, Shamadan, Zeffa) and diverse props. Lucia welcomes audience
participation and enjoys sharing the joy of dance and celebration with others