Vanja Grofica Maric Kovacevic has been active Oriental dancer ever since 2009.g. She was member of Oriana & Oria Dance Studio. (February 2010. – February 2017.). In February 2017.Vanja started her own school of dance named Mafdet where she teach Oriental & Tribal Fusion style and she is one of the Main organizers of Oriental Hafla in Banjaluka. Beside her regular groups in studio she formed a special one for show performances Tribal Trio 2017.And another one with dancers from Serbia, Bosnia & Croatia named Mafdet Fusion Team 2018. She is also proud Dance fitness instructor of two groups in Banja luka , 8 years from now. Vanja is perfecting both styles, (Oriental & Tribal Fusion), both of them have special place in her hearth because of its unique magic components. She often likes to point out that people should try and do more in life, in order to find out what they truly love, as for her, Vanja truly loves Dance. For her it is the unique and somewhat only and best way to express howshe actually feels.Immense support she haves from her beloved Husband Danijel, as well as her parents.
Vanja’s awards: 1st place Dance Fest Novi Sad with groups Moss and Dina O&O 2013.year & 2014.year / And 1st place in Solo category 2014.g.
3rd place at Inter Dance Fest Sarajevo Solo category 2015.year
3rd place at Oriental Fairytales in Belgrade Solo category 2016.year
1st place at Oriental Love in Belgrade Solo category 2017.year
3rd place at Oriental Love festival in Belgrade with Trio Fantastico / group category 2017.year
2nd place at Oriental Fairytales in Belgrade Fusion category 2018.year
1st place at Venus festival in Greece Fusion category 2018.year
1st place at Waves Of Orient festival in Belgrade / duo category 2019.year.
1st place at Waves Of Orient festival in Belgrade / group category 2019.year.
2nd Place at Quarantine Virtual Bellydance Competition in Greece Fusion category 2020.year.
1st Place at Open World Bellydance Competition in Greece Tribal Solo Adult category 2021.year.
1st Place at Venus festival in Greece Fusion category 2021.
2nd Place at Venus festival in Greece Duet category 2021.
3rd Place at Bellyworld Contest in Greece Fusion category 2021.
1st Place at Arabian SnowQueen Contest in Greece Professional category 2021.
1st Place at Arabian SnowQueen Contest in Greece Duet category 2021.
1st Winner Alla’s Kushnir Crown at BellyWorld festival in Greece Professional category of Crowns 2022.
2nd Place at Bellyworld festival in Greece Professional category 2022.
1st Place at Bellyworld festival in Greece Fusion category 2022.
She is a frequent visitor of Dance workshops, how at home as well as abroad. Here is a list of people Vanja has had a chance to both learn from and work with: Oriental WS – Tito Seif, Randa Kamel,Mohamed Kazafy,Anna Borisova, Mercedes Nieto, Wael Mansour, Aleksei Riaboshapka, Prince Kayamer/Anastasios Kokkotas, Dariya Mitshkevich, Leila Oriental, Diva Darina, Marta Korzun, Nika Mlakar, Jamilah, Kathreen Derouet, Camilla Lombardi, Elena Dahabeya, Nadia Stoykova, Julia Farid Torgonska, Diana Gnatchenko, Bartos Noemi, Martina Tellini, Kristina Derkach, Marta Abir Lencer, Leandro Ferreyra, Pablo Acosta, Amir Thaleb, Ali Nejm, Marina Oganyan, Vladislava Sitnikova, Artem Uzunov, Anjela Atanasova, Amra Smajić, Tanja Mirić, Inessa Aruena, Mateja Mikulan, Nikolina Nina Meral, Iris Bellyrina, Gordana Mincic ex Stevanovic, etc. Tribal WS: Zoe Jakes, Rachel Brice, Sharon Kihara, Manca Pavli, Illan Riviere, Giulio Dillemi, Susan Frankovich, Violet Scrap, Olga Meos, Josefine Wandel, Paola Blanton, Melisa Meli, Kala Shadi etc.