To match feature TURKEY-BELLYDANCE/MALE

 
To match feature TURKEY-BELLYDANCE/MALE
Belly dancer Alex (C) performs his show at a night club in Istanbul July 29, 2007. Male belly dancers are thrilling audiences in Turkey and other European capitals, drawing on a tradition dating back to Ottoman times when men in the Sultan's palaces were entertained by young male dancers as the women lived separately in harems. Picture taken July 29, 27. To match feature TURKEY-BELLYDANCE/MALE REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY)