Heart of America Raks


The annual Heart of America Raks Conference (AKA Festival) was established in 2015. It is produced by the Heart of America Arab Cultural Arts nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. The convention celebrates the dance arts of the middle east featuring professional dancers from around the world including Egypt, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, and Russia as well as artists from across the US.

HOA Raks Convention

Heart Of America Arab Cultural Arts, nonprofit 501(c)(3)

Our mission is to foster cultural diversity and enrich the community’s artistic experience and appreciation of Arts from the Arab world in Missouri and Kansas through art, education, and culturally relevant events including dance, music, culinary arts, and crafts.