Recognizedtodayas well asotherdances,belly dancinghasspreadbeyondthe Eastand reached Europe. But what does that dance mean when danced by European women?
What is the mystery of their dreams about waves of body and light veils? Through connivance and laughing, shimmering colors and spellbinding music, they use to seduce themselves to express their own feminity. Women turn into Oriental princesses during a show and its preparation, and dream about One Thousand and One Nights.
En Lorraine, j'ai rencontré l'association Novisi, qui aide le village de Kpété-Maflo au Togo. Un jour j'ai eu envie d'aller regarder l'autre bout de la chaîne et de connaître ceux dont on me parlait ici.
"In 1978, I travelled for the first time in West Africa. More than a quarter of century later, I’m going back there, trying to find the people who had a strong influence on the young man I was back then..."