LENA 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.