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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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FOLKTALES ABOUT WATER

This paper examines the rituals and tales of folk heritage and their relationship to people’s knowledge of natural...

FEMALE FOLK BANDS IN BAHRAIN

Tribes define the framework in which their members can celebrate and express happiness, so arts in general are restricted to stereotyped performances. Although...

DIALECTIC OF THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE IN PERFORMANCES: WESTERN MOROCCO AS A MODEL

The history of dramatic performances in Morocco is closely connected to its history and cultural roots in the Arab world. Moroccan performances include rituals...

Reviving the Arts at Stake

Nearly ten years ago in Bahrain, following an official directive, a group of specialists was formed to consider a proposal to revive ‘Sawt’ and...

FOLK CULTURE AS A MEANS OF UNITING PEOPLES

Folk culture, which people create over generations, is a heritage of expressive symbolism within a community’s cultural...

FAIRYTALES IN THE KABYLIE REGION: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACH

This paper applies the anthropological approach to Algeria’s fairytales, an oral heritage that is under threat due to rapid changes in Algerian society,...

FOLKTALES ABOUT WATER

This paper examines the rituals and tales of folk heritage and their relationship to people’s knowledge of natural...

DIALECTIC OF THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE IN PERFORMANCES: WESTERN MOROCCO AS A MODEL

The history of dramatic performances in Morocco is closely connected to its history and cultural roots in the Arab world. Moroccan performances include rituals...

ARRASAH WEDDING RITUALS IN AL HAWAYA, TUNISIA

In many tribal areas, wedding celebrations reflect the degrees to which the tribe is organized and liberal; this paper uses the example of weddings in Al...

RAMADAN RITUALS IN BAHRAIN

Many Arab scholars and authors have written about Ramadan and Eid, especially in history books, anthologies of poetry and literature.  In Shaban, the...

FEMALE FOLK BANDS IN BAHRAIN

Tribes define the framework in which their members can celebrate and express happiness, so arts in general are restricted to stereotyped performances. Although...

HASSANIYA (TIDINIT) MUSIC

Like all music, the music of the Western Sahara comprises musical instruments, musicians, singers, poetry and...

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