In 2023, Lucia was honorably featured in Bold Journey, a magazine dedicated to enriching
professionalism and inspiration in the arts and business world. As a dedicated instructor, artist, and Gala producer, Lucia has excelled in furthering public education of Middle Eastern Dance, Music, and Culture. Lucia sponsors legendary dance artists to inspire and share Middle Eastern dance in our community. She produces events where students and professional artists join to perform and collaborate to create magical events. Lucia shares her inspiration for this exquisite culture and art internationally. More details are available, click here: BOLD JOURNEY
Lucia has been televised in Beirut, (Click Here to See Photos), Channel 39, Fox TV, and NBC Broadcast in various events, venues, and publications. She is an experienced troupe director, instructor, gala producer, and performer.
Lucia’s 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 of Lebanon, Amr Diab, Ahmed El Asmer, Dina, Ihab Tawfik, Fadi El Saadi, Faten Salama, Aida Nour, Nabila Mettuali, Amir Sofi, Mahmoud Reda, Leila of Cairo, Randa Kamel, Camelia of Egypt, Sahar Samara and aboard the Carnival Elation Cruise line and more.
Today, she continues to be one of San Diego’s most popular and highly sought performers.
BELLY DANCER OF THE UNIVERSE COMPETITION
2021 International People's Choice winner - Fan Favorite Dancer
2nd Place Winner in the Props/Specialty category
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LUCIA'S AWARDS INCLUDE:
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 in traditional Egyptian style Raks Sharki ("belly dance") and Lebanese style with folkloric dance (Khaleegi, Melaya Lef, cane, Sai'di', debke and shamadan) and props. Lucia welcomes audience participation and enjoys sharing the joy of dance and celebration with others.
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