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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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Tichit Folklore: Celebrations as a model

According to Luis del Marmol Carvajal, (Granada, Spain, 1520), the word Tichit is derived from ‘Ti’, which means earth, and ‘Chitu’,...

Traditional Myths: The Henna Shrub and the Moon

This paper is based on a chapter of the writer’s PhD dissertation on exploring the use of folk literature in...

An Introduction to the Music of the Pentatonic Scale

In contrast to the diatonic scale, the pentatonic scale is formed of five notes: Do, Re, Mi, Sol, La (then Do flat). Although it has twooctaves less than the...

A New Global Cultural Achievement Dedicated to Bahrain and its People

For centuries, Bahrain has been able, through its location between the East and the West and its cultural proximity to India, Africa and Persia, to act as a...

The Production of Folk Culture in Sudan

At each stage, the continuous movement of history and life - which are influenced by political, economic and social realities – results in new values,...

Proverbs about Traditional Crafts

Proverbs are an important component of folk literature; they reflect people’s traits, customs and beliefs, and describe many aspects of life, offering...

Traditional Myths: The Henna Shrub and the Moon

This paper is based on a chapter of the writer’s PhD dissertation on exploring the use of folk literature in...

Tichit Folklore: Celebrations as a model

According to Luis del Marmol Carvajal, (Granada, Spain, 1520), the word Tichit is derived from ‘Ti’, which means earth, and ‘Chitu’,...

An Introduction to the Music of the Pentatonic Scale

In contrast to the diatonic scale, the pentatonic scale is formed of five notes: Do, Re, Mi, Sol, La (then Do flat). Although it has twooctaves less than the...

Geographic Distribution of Folkdances in Egypt

Interest in folkdance in Egypt is influenced by the general interest in other folk arts. Folk arts are currently receiving increasing attention as a result of...

Old Kebili: The Unfinished Housing Project

The need for refuge, shelter and stability are among the major needs that drive man to build a house in which to live. The construction of a house requires...

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