Photo of Shira



PHOTO CREDIT: Above photo by John Rickman Photography, San Jose, California.

Ad for Troupe Badia Masabni at Casino Badia


Translated by Priscilla Adum





This advertisement for Badia Masabni's club named Sala Badia on Emad el Din Street in Cairo appeared in 1932.

El Harakat El Fanya Fi Masr

ABOUT THE PHOTO: Badia Masabni appears in a piano ad.

Click on the image below to see the advertisement in more detail.



The Advertisement

Casino Badia

Emad El Din Street
Telephone: 45312

The Most Pleasant Evenings That Will Make You Forget Sadness Are The Ones You'll Spend At Casino Badia

The Most Novel Innovations, Badia's Troupe Does Them

The Best Plays, Monologues and Sketches, The Funniest Jokes and The Most Beautiful Songs... You'll Find Them At Casino Badia

The Hub of the High Class, The Meeting Place of Classy Art Lovers and The One Trusted by All Audiences

Every Night The Troupe Presents New Surprises in Dance, Tarab and Acting

Troupe Badia Masabni

Made Up Of The Greatest Comedians and the Most Famous Egyptian and Foreign Dancers and the Greatest Composers and Artists

Scenic — Imagination — Organization — Relaxation

Translations for Photo Captions

Caption Under the Center Picture

Queen of Elegance and Graciousness, Madame Badia Masabni

Caption Under the Top Left Round Picture

The Artist Badia Masabni

Caption Under the Top Right Round Picture

Madame Badia Masabni

Badia Masabni's Ad



Related Articles



About the Translator

Priscilla is a dancer of Lebanese heritage who enjoys researching the Golden Era of Egyptian dance. She owns a collection of more than one hundred classic black and white Egyptian films which is continually expanding.

Priscilla has also gathered a large library of dance related articles and clippings from Middle Eastern magazines and newspapers, many of which she has translated from the original Arabic to both English and Spanish.

Priscilla currently resides in Central America where she is a dance instructor. 




Copyright Notice

This entire web site is copyrighted. All rights reserved.

All articles, images, forms, scripts, directories, and product reviews on this web site are the property of Shira unless a different author/artist is identified. Material from this web site may not be posted on any other web site unless permission is first obtained from Shira.

Academic papers for school purposes may use information from this site only if the paper properly identifies the original article on using appropriate citations (footnotes, end notes, etc.) and bibliography. Consult your instructor for instructions on how to do this.

If you wish to translate articles from into a language other than English, Shira will be happy to post your translation here on along with a note identifying you as the translator. This could include your photo and biography if you want it to. Contact Shira for more information. You may not post translations of Shira's articles on anybody else's web site, not even your own.

If you are a teacher, performer, or student of Middle Eastern dance, you may link directly to any page on this web site from either your blog or your own web site without first obtaining Shira's permission. Click here for link buttons and other information on how to link.



Explore more belly dance info:

Top >
Belly Dancing > Index to the Belly Dance Then & Now Section


Share this page!

On Facebook


 Top > Belly Dancing > Index to the Belly Dance Then & Now Section

| Contact Shira | Links | Search this Site |