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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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Folk culture and cognitive sciences

The cognitive sciences have developed and there have been significant changes to fields such as linguistics, neuropsychology, the humanities, biology and...

Marriage rituals and customs in tlemcen: A semio-anthropological study

With all its customs and rituals, marriage is a theatrical scene rich in signs and connotations that form the semiotics of the event. All the senses must...

A history of clothes washing in Bahrain: An analytical historical study

In Bahrain, the washing of clothes is an old profession that no longer exists. This profession – known as ‘Qassarin’ - was once practiced...

Folk heritage: Bahrain’s message to the world

In 1979, Doha was preparing to host the sixth Conference of Arab Gulf Information Ministers. Following the directives of Dr. Isa bin Ghanem Al Kuwari, who was...

Folk culture and cognitive sciences

The cognitive sciences have developed and there have been significant changes to fields such as linguistics, neuropsychology, the humanities, biology and...

Colloquialism and poetry in Lebanon

Researchers disagree on the definitions for colloquial language and vernacular poetry; they call this genre of literature by different names. Some call it...

“Arabian Nights” in the visual arts of the East and West

The artistic features and different styles in the tales of the Arabian Nights have long inspired artists. These artistic features helped artists create and...

Heroism in popular literature

Some people consider folk biography a type of verbal art that includes folk history’s events and heroes. This is because verbal folk arts are considered...

Changing food rituals: An anthropological approach to hospitality in Tunisia

Tunisian hospitality is based on respect for the guest and on providing the guest with care, protection, food and shelter in accordance with a set of norms and...

Marriage rituals and customs in tlemcen: A semio-anthropological study

With all its customs and rituals, marriage is a theatrical scene rich in signs and connotations that form the semiotics of the event. All the senses must...

Modernising a post-Independence society: A documentary study of the new folk song in Tunisia

General conclusions about new folk songs in Tunisia:•    The new Tunisian folk song of the mid-20th century was closely associated with the...

When man expresses himself through music: The example of the flute

People invented musical instruments as a way to express their hidden selves; instruments allow others to hear one’s voice.The flute may be the most...

Birush in the cultural heritage of northern Sudan

Birush, (mats made of palm fronds), provide a source of income in Sudan. Sudanese women enjoy both social and economic benefits from making birush in their...

A history of clothes washing in Bahrain: An analytical historical study

In Bahrain, the washing of clothes is an old profession that no longer exists. This profession – known as ‘Qassarin’ - was once practiced...

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