Author Archives: Sarah Raks

About Sarah Raks

I am a bellydancer from the Netherlands.

Friesland: Countryside clash of cultures!

Last week I was booked for a show in ‘Friesland’, which is the most interesting rural province in the Netherlands. People from Friesland are different from ‘avarage’ Dutch people. They have unusual names and they even speak their own officially … Continue reading

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The unexpected striptease!

Last week I danced at a great multicultural wedding fair in a beautiful new costume. The show inspired me to write about all the unexpected things that can happen, which are often hilarious and frustrating at the same time. When … Continue reading

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Lots of men, lots of tips, lots of risks!

A last minute booking came in. It sounded a bit vague but I am in need for gigs since the autumn started. It will be raining for the next six months and many of my students prefer to stay home … Continue reading

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Show your parents what it’s all about!

This week I took my parents out in Amsterdam city center, I planned to show them what it’s all about. We went to a blues club which is a nice place where the “youngsters” and the “oldies” enjoy music together. … Continue reading

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F*ck love, give me diamonds!

This week I celebrated my birthday for five days continually and felt heartbroken at the same time. I never chose to live the turbulent life of an artist, the life picked me. I never felt extremely euphoric for long without … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Dear everyone, The reason I started this blog, is because I would like to share my adventures now and then. Being a bellydancer in the Netherlands is not a very common profession. Though for me it’s much more then a … Continue reading

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