Welcome on the webpage of Oriental Dream Festival, the first festival of oriental dance in Romania!

Between the 17th and the 19th of May 2019 we have the pleasure to invite you to Oriental Dream Weekend Bucharest, an event organised by Elmas, which is addressed to the oriental dance community in Romania.

Since the previous editions of Oriental Dream events have enjoyed lots of success and have grown thanks to the appreciation from the lovers of oriental dance, Elmas has prepared a new surprise for the 2019 edition!

Therefore, a big surprise for the development of oriental dance in Romania, for the first time in our country, a highly appreciated and loved dancer, teacher and choreographer throughout Europe, will make us the pleasure and the honour to be the special guest star of the event: Leila of Serbia.

The most loved and appreciated dancer and teacher in Serbia, with an extremely charismatic style and unique and inspirational teaching methods, with a huge experience in oriental dance, Leila will teach workshops in Bucharest and will perform in Oriental Dream Gala Show.

The event offers a diversified program of workshops for all levels (teachers, professional dancers and students) and a qualitative gala show!

We are looking forward to welcoming you and thank you for supporting us!



Leila of Serbia

Leila is internationally recognised dance artist- teacher, performer and choreographer, based in Belgrade (Serbia),  traveling around the globe to share her knowledge and passion for the art of oriental dance.


Leila has a wide experience as a teacher, ranging from ballet and ballroom dances to serbian folklore, but dedicated best part of past decade to her greatest love and passion – the art of oriental dance.Leila made her first oriental dance steps in the school of Alexandra Lahougue, from Nice and 2 years later started expanding her horizons by attending workshops with the most famous master teachers from all over the world.


During past few years, Leila became one the most in demand dance artists of the oriental dance scene.Her wide knowledge, teaching skills and well respected performances took her all over the world: Czech republic (Prague, Brno), Hungary (Bekescsaba, Budapest), Greece(Thessaloniki, Serres, Corfu, Athens, Crete), France (Paris, Montpellier, Toulouse, Angers), Spain (Madrid, Barcelona), Slovenia (Ljubljana), Israel (Eilat), Palestine (Ramallah), Portugal (Lisboa), Egypt (Cairo, Hurghada), Germany (Kempen), Croatia (Zagreb), Austria (Vienna, Salzburg), Turkey (Istanbul), Slovakia (Bratislava), Bosnia (Zenica, Banja Luka), Ukraine (Donetsk, Kiev), Sweden (Stockholm), Belgium (Leuven), Bulgaria (Sofia), Cyprus (Nicosia), USA (Chicago, Seattle), Japan (Tokyo), Korea (Seoul), etc…both as performer and  teacher, also as  judge in the international competitions.


What speaks on its own about her work is that wherever she travels, she is invited to go back, over and over again. She is very well known for her uneblievable energy, powerful presence, elegance and very inspiring teaching methods.

Leila was the winner of 2 national oriental dance competitions and also was the winner of the 3rd place in 2 international competitions in Prague (Czech republic).She was also the 1st winner of Heshk Beshk festival in Venice (Italy).

Leila is also organiser of “Oriental Love” festival in Belgrade (Serbia), where she unites famous teachers from all over the world for series of workshops, international competition and fantastic gala shows.

”Leila” dance studio is considered as the best oriental dance school in the country, that has brought up some of the best qualified dancers and teachers in the region.