ABDC Video of the Month


Dec 15, 2016: Ticket Sales and Performer Applications open.

March 1, 2017: Gala Performer Application due.

April 1, 2017: Travel Grant due.

May 15, 2017: Program ads due.

May 15, 2017: Volunteer Applications due.

June 1, 2017 or until spaces are sold out: Vendor Application.

June 1, 2017 or until spaces are filled: ABDC Showcase Application.

June 1, 2017: On-line stage form and music due

June 20, 2017: On-line registration for workshops ends. Tickets available at the ABDC Front desk for open workshops and galas during convention hours


Lily at the Austin Belly Dance Convention

Photo: Pixie Vision

Saturday, June 24: 1:00-3:00 pm: Choreography to Cleopatra in New York

A dreamy and sultry song, this choreography is appropriate for all levels and is beginner friendly. The dance employs fundamental bellydance moves to show how a beautiful dance can be made with just basic movements. There is also the opportunity to perform the piece during the ABDC Showcase!
Skill level: All levels.

Lily at the Austin Belly Dance Convention

Photo: Pixie Vision

Lily began her music and dance training at a young age in Taiwan. It was not until after college that she found Bellydance in Austin. Lily's dance blossomed during her 4 years abroad, travelling in London, New Zealand, Europe, Tokyo, Egypt, Lebanon, and Turkey. In Austin, Lily is a member of Sabaya Bellydance Collective, a certified yoga instructor, and the director of her dance group Rakataka.

Watch Lily in Action!