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    Big Grin Dance brother from China! :D

    https://www.facebook.com/wei.guo.737...7637592736960/

    Oh poooooooo, I'll have to edit later! xP

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    Over all, I liked him. Very supple, very skilled. Don't care for his costuming - but then again, there's not too many male costumes I *do* care for! I don't like the bare chested look, although it seems to be all the rage among male dancers outside the English speaking world.

    I could have done without the musculature display at the end - I put that under the category of "stupid male tricks" and really wish males wouldn't employ them. What does *that* have to do with Belly Dance? - and it was a bad ending to an otherwise good performance.

    Does he have a website?

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    Music, vocabulary, and costuming...

    I didn't watch the whole thing. The half-naked look distracts from the performance and takes it too far from belly dance and too close to Chippendales.
    "Well, now that we have seen each other," said the unicorn " if you'll believe in me, I'll believe in you."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zorba View Post
    Over all, I liked him. Very supple, very skilled. Don't care for his costuming - but then again, there's not too many male costumes I *do* care for! I don't like the bare chested look, although it seems to be all the rage among male dancers outside the English speaking world.

    I could have done without the musculature display at the end - I put that under the category of "stupid male tricks" and really wish males wouldn't employ them. What does *that* have to do with Belly Dance? - and it was a bad ending to an otherwise good performance.

    Does he have a website?
    From what this article says, he does, but it doesn't provide a link, and a Foogle search proved fruitless.

    http://www.occidentaldancer.com/2012...o-wei.html?m=1

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    Rating his performance I thought it was technically very good. His use of showmanship reminded me of Tito. Nothing illegal about a male dancing bare chested but I'must with Zorn a on this one. A shirt or vest completes the costume and doesn't detract from the actual dancing.

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    That he is an admirer of Tito also occurred to me.
    "Well, now that we have seen each other," said the unicorn " if you'll believe in me, I'll believe in you."

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    I like this performance! The fact that he's gone shirtless doesn't bother me; his lovely quality of movement and great showmanship show that that's just a professional choice. It's also impressive that his muscularity doesn't interfere at all with the alternating sharpness and fluidity of movement. I really am not up on my Asian ethnicities, but in my imagination this falls under "if Mongol warriors bellydanced"! Would watch again...and probably will!

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