Arabian Fantasy Events is a full service international event planning company based in NYC . Our team has collectively been creating and producing parties, corporate events and full theatricals shows for almost four decades. The management and artistic team are among the top in the world from Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Turkey, Greece, Iraq, India and beyond. Our goal is complete client satisfaction no matter how grand or small the occasion.
Hanna St. John
Co-Founder & Creative Director
Founder of Magick Productions Group, whose credits include several off-Broadway shows, as well as numerous records including various genres such as Dance, R&B, Classical Arabic and Children's music as well as DVD's in dance instruction and a film for kids. Hanna and his wife, Jehan, later founded subsidiary company, Bellydance America, in 2007 after organizing several group trips to dance festivals in Cairo and personally importing costumes and accessories back to the U.S. The popularity of this venture led to the first Bellydance store to be opened in New York City and now includes other services such as custom costume designs, alterations and rehearsal studios with a diverse offering of dance and music instruction. A native Lebanese, Hanna Hanna's knowledge of the Middle East provides a truly authentic and insightful experience for his customers and friends interested in this art form through his passionate discussions of Arabic music and poetry. Hanna is a proud member of the New York Arabic Orchestra, lending his voice not only to the choir, but also on the Board of Trustees to help share and revive interest in classical Arabic music. In addition, Hanna plays percussion in several other NY-based Middle Eastern ensembles. Aside from his entrepreneurial pursuits and passion for the arts, Hanna utilized his natural talent for leadership in successful real estate management for many years. www.bellydanceamerica.com
Jehan is a dancer, choreographer, singer , songwriter of Iraqi/German heritage whose music is a blend of sensual vocals, exotic melodies and driving rhythms creating a diverse range of songs from traditional Arabic to Meditation/Trance, Rock and Club. A respected international star in the dance world, Jehan has performed and taught for decades. She has studied folkloric and world dance and classical and modern western forms which led to creative collaborations. She has been a popular instructor and headliner at the largest festival in Cairo numerous times, at festivals around the world and is co-producer of the prestigious NYCAIRO RAKS FESTIVAL . Travel and theatrical performances and films from the temples of Thailand and Lebanon to the pyramids of Mexico and Egypt enriched her greatly. Jehan has worked with numerous celebrities where she choreographed, costumed and styled music videos and theatrical productions, as well as, performed in concerts and at parties. Her music and dance is also popular for fashion shows.
Co-Founder & Creative Director
This exotic beauty based in LasVegas for fifteen years is a popular dancer/choreographer who has studied middle eastern dance extensively. We are proud to have her on board to coordinating events for our Vegas office. Previously from the east coast Farasha is a protegee of jehan kamal and has vast experience performing in cabarets theaters restaurants private parties and corporate events. We all work closely to ensure you have the best and most professional experience with Arabian Fantasy Events.
Farasha -Desert Siren
Manager/troupe director- Las Vegas Office
SYRENA NIKOLE Our representative and lead dancer in Los Angeles is newly relocated to Hollywood. Studying dance music and acting and circus arts since a young age and born into an artistic family she has been performing as a soloist and in troupes, choreographing shows and for several years coordinating and booking acts for Arabian Fantasy Events NYC. Syrena is an accomplished variety performer partnering with the best specialty acts from coast to coast and with her enthusiastic personality will guide you through the process of creating your dream event.