Lucia is an International Award-Winning Performer in Middle Eastern Oriental, Folkloric, 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 various events and venues, and 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 of Lebanon, Amr Diab, Ahmed El Asner, Dina, 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.
BELLY DANCER OF THE UNIVERSE COMPETITION
2021 International People's Choice winner as a Fan Favorite Dancer
2nd Place Winner in the Props/Specialty category
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LUCIA’S AWARDS INCLUDE:
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’, debke, and shamadan) and props. Lucia welcomes audience participation and enjoys sharing the joy of dance and celebration with others.