HELT is one of Sweden's
most famous and popular dancers/choreographers. Having great knowledge of
the Egyptian oriental dance - mastering many different styles in a way few
others have. She has become an icon not only in Sweden but all over Scandianvia.
With her down-to-earth, charming and fliratious mannerisms she wins the
heart of the audience in a sec. No wonder her inofficial nickname is "the
Shaabiya of Sweden"...
Two decades ago, Lena traveled to Egypt and started studying raqs sharqi
with legends such as Suheir Zaki. She also performed in serveral folklorehows
and festivals in Cairo as well as the rest of Egypt. Yousry Sharif and Lubna
Eman are other teachers that have influenced her greatly.