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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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The Cultural and Social Significance of Sports and Folk Games in Morocco

Morocco's cultural depth and diversity are reflected in the country's plethora of traditional folk sports. Horsemanship is highly sought-after among all...

Cultural Origins of Amazigh Pottery in Morocco

Amazigh pottery produced in the Moroccan region often has designs that address cultural and historic issues through the use of ornamentation based on...

Gunpowder and Rifles in Fantasy Celebrations in Algeria

In folk culture, the rifle represents chivalry and manhood, merging with ancient traditions that venerated valour, honour, and heroism. Rifles were associated...

And yet more to come

The Executive Committee of the International Organisation of Folk Art (IOV) held a meeting in Salzburg, Austria, in late November. The delegates from Bahrain,...

The Cultural and Social Significance of Sports and Folk Games in Morocco

Morocco's cultural depth and diversity are reflected in the country's plethora of traditional folk sports. Horsemanship is highly sought-after among all...

The Virtue of Tolerance: A Gift from Folk Heritage to A World Torn by Conflict

The theoretical and empirical study of heritage clearly shows its tolerant essence, which is built on a positive perspective of natural and human life, and its...

Songs of the Water Carriers

One of the most strenuous and tiresome occupations is that of the “al-jabad” (plural, al-jabada), which literally translates to “water...

Islamic Arab Music: Geography and Characteristics

The study of the Islamic Arab legacy demands an understanding of the universal component of a non-ethnic and non-sectarian civilisation that Islam unveiled and...

Moroccan Folk Poetry: Imagination and Cultural Narrative Malhun Poetry as an Example

Incorporating elements of history, culture, politics, religion, and civilisation, Malhun poetry is an element of intangible cultural...

Traditional Jewellery in Yemen (Silver and Gemstones)

Women's silver and gemstone jewellery created in Yemen has long been admired for its exquisite design and craftsmanship. Silver, other precious metals, and a...

Gunpowder and Rifles in Fantasy Celebrations in Algeria

In folk culture, the rifle represents chivalry and manhood, merging with ancient traditions that venerated valour, honour, and heroism. Rifles were associated...

Rhetorical Devices in The Tales of Sindbar In Judeo-Arabic A Study of Moroccan Texts

Frame stories such as “One Thousand and One Nights” (known in the West as The Arabian Nights) and “The Tales of Sindbar” all have...

Cultural Origins of Amazigh Pottery in Morocco

Amazigh pottery produced in the Moroccan region often has designs that address cultural and historic issues through the use of ornamentation based on...

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