Beata und Horacio Cifuentes
Since joining forces privately as well as professionally Beata & Horacio Cifuentes have researched and studied oriental dance (belly dance) extensivelly through numerous trips to the Middle East and private coaching with some of the most significant dance masters of our time such as: Magana Baptiste, Bert Balladine, Ibrahim Farrah, Ibrahim Akef, Mahmoud Reda, Farida Fahmy and many, many others. They have produced a series of music CDs, which is treasured by bellydancers and lovers of oriental dance world-wide. The music was commissioned for their full evening Oriental Fantasy Shows which took them all over the world, always supported by the light technician Katri Kuusimäki, doggie Mimi, a wardrobe girl and sometimes the dancers of their CATT Company. They have taught and performed at oriental dance festivals in all five continents and have been featured in various television shows. They have also performed as guest stars at the Berlin Opera and taught and co-choreographed at the famous Friedrichstadtpalast. Through their magnetic presence, creative energy and technical skill, Beata & Horacio are considered to be a leading force in the world of oriental dancing.