Belly Dancers... Their Stories, Their Experiences and Their Confessions

Inspire Belly Dance Awards

Belly dance website, HipMix.net announced today that they are launching an inspirational contest.... asking people to submit the name of a person who has inspired them in their belly dance life, along with a short description about the person. The program, called "Inspire Belly Dance Awards," will feature these nominees and allow the public to vote to determine the most amazing and touching story.

"Time and time again, my staff and I learn of the amazing stories of belly dancers and their mentors. We want to celebrate and share their stories in order to promote belly dance and belly dancers to the public," said Dilara Sultan, founder of HipMix.net. "This program invites everyone to put a spotlight on the person who has had a positive impact on belly dance. We are excited to be honor these deserving people."

The program is broken down into 3 stages:

1. Nominate your belly dance inspiration via an on-line form on HipMix.net Nominations will be accepted through January 31, 2012

2. As the submissions are received, a member of the editorial staff of HipMix.net will contact the person nominated and subsequently interview them for their Spotlight Story. All nominees will be asked the same set of standard questions. All other questions will be derived from the information provided by the person nominating them.

3. All Spotlight Stories of nominees will be released on February 7, 2012 and readers are encouraged to vote for the story that they believe to be the most inspirational. Voting will end February 19, 2012.

The winners will be announced on February 21, 2012 via the HipMix.net website and their media outlets.

Both the honoree as well as the person who nominated them will be awarded with a certificate and gift cards for iTunes.

For a detailed list of the official rules, visit http://HipMix.net/policies.php