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Thursday, April 2, 2009

London Burlesque Festival Kicks Off!

London Burlesque Festival
Chaz Royal's 3rd Annual International Burlesque Festival, London: April 1,2,3,4,5.

Over the past decade the art of Burlesque has grown to near mainstream popularity in North America. In recent years this Burlesque Revival has shimmied it's way back across 'The Pond' currently taking the UK by storm! It was only a matter of time before this 'Neo Burlesque Resurgence' would generate the demand for an international showcase in a contemporary city that continues to maintain it's nostalgic aesthetic and reputation as one of the greatest cultural epicentres of the world...

Ladies and gentlemen, Chaz Royal's International London Burlesque Festival is back for a 3rd year, showcasing the best in British Burlesque & beyond!
Chaz Royal is a name that sets the precedent in Burlesque entertainment worldwide having produced Burlesque events in over 200 cities and being the first to successfully book Burlesque tours across North America, the UK and Europe. With over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry, all of Chaz Royal's groundbreaking endeavours have culminated to the Burlesque world's grandest event for 2009!

The London Burlesque Festival will expose Londoners as well as Burlesque connoisseurs from across the Globe to over 100 of the world's best Ecdysiasts who have been selected from over 200 applicants hailing from North America, Europe, the Netherlands, Australia and the United Kingdom. The festival will feature a variety of acts ranging from the nostalgic traditional style of Burlesque's early years to 50's 'Bump and Grind' as well as more modern avant-garde interpretations that are growing in popularity with Neo Burlesque's younger set.

There will be several showcases of sizzling strip tease, vaudeville variety and Burlesque pageantry at it's best taking place in London's finest districts over the span of five fabulous nights.

Some of the Burlesque talent performing includes: Beatrix Von Bourbon, Miss Polly Rae, Miss Scarlett Diamond, The Slipper Room Revue, Tomahawk Tassels and many, many more.

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