A quarterly specialized journal
The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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Material and non-material folk culture

In Arabs’ minds, folk culture in Arab countries has always been associated with practices that are contrary to rational thinking, religion and the...

Amzad music

Like the violin or the Arab Rababah, the Amzad is a stringed instrument made from a wooden bowl covered with a piece of a sheepskin. A wooden arm extends from...

Marriage in rural Bahrain: Cultural traditions

Many societies agree that marriage is social bond or contract based on offer and acceptance that unites a man and a woman and determines their rights and...

he Lexicon of Idiomatic Folk Speech in Bahrain and the Arabian Gulf: A tremendous effort and a valuable contribution

Faith, good manners, patriotism and a willingness to work hard are but a few of the characteristics of the generation who strived to educate the public, and...

Material and non-material folk culture

In Arabs’ minds, folk culture in Arab countries has always been associated with practices that are contrary to rational thinking, religion and the...

Common and diverse features of women’s oral poetry

Socio logists, anthropologists and other intellectuals have contemplated the evolution and development of world cultures. As a result, an anthropological...

The mythical and realistic components of Moroccan folk culture

Both realistic and mythical elements are essential to folk culture. They combine to form cultural and anthropological components and values, symbols and...

Marriage in rural Bahrain: Cultural traditions

Many societies agree that marriage is social bond or contract based on offer and acceptance that unites a man and a woman and determines their rights and...

Hadra and the Judiah Khalwatiah Sufis: The example of Nazlit Al Masharqa village

Attributed to Sheikh Mohammed Khalwati, Judiah Khalwatiah was introduced to Egypt by Sheikh Mustafa Kamal al-Din al-Bakri. It now has many branches within and...

Bedouin songs in Mezzouna

A bridge between the North, South, East and West in the Arad region, Mezzouna has diverse types of music. This paper studies the most popular types....

Amzad music

Like the violin or the Arab Rababah, the Amzad is a stringed instrument made from a wooden bowl covered with a piece of a sheepskin. A wooden arm extends from...

Traditional clothing in Jizan and its relationship to the environment and the community

Heritage can help us to understand civilisations; it can enhance our understanding of eras that have otherwise left little historical evidence....

Traditional children’s clothing in Saudi Arabia’s Najd desert

This study of traditional children‘s clothing in the Najd desert involved recording and classifying the clothing and accessories. The study focused on...

The cultural heritage of the Firka industry

This paper attempts to shed light on the industry of Firka, ”the making of traditional wedding gowns“, in Naqada, Egypt. The paper discusses...

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