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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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Rituals and doctrinal practices in Tébessa and their social significance

This paper addresses folk rituals and beliefs in the state of Tébessa by applying a scientific approach to the linguistic and theoretical concepts of...

Lexical origins of some foreign expressions in the Bahraini dialect: An approach to the phenomenon of linguistic borrowing in Bahrain’s vernacular dialect (Part 2)

The sample for this study consisted of 422 words and idiomatic expressions from selected traditional terms. The lexical field for ‘foods, beverages,...

Researching tattoos: Symbols and meanings

There are many theoretical concepts related to tattoos, and these concepts differ from one region to another and from one people to another. Tattooing is an...

President’s Speech at the Opening of the IOV's World Youth Congress in Krakow, Poland July 12-16, 2017

Dear friends, I welcome you to the International Organization of Folk Art’s (IOV’s) World Youth Congress in Krakow, a beautiful city that reminds...

Rituals and doctrinal practices in Tébessa and their social significance

This paper addresses folk rituals and beliefs in the state of Tébessa by applying a scientific approach to the linguistic and theoretical concepts of...

Lexical origins of some foreign expressions in the Bahraini dialect: An approach to the phenomenon of linguistic borrowing in Bahrain’s vernacular dialect (Part 2)

The sample for this study consisted of 422 words and idiomatic expressions from selected traditional terms. The lexical field for ‘foods, beverages,...

Egyptian folk proverbs: Structure and composition

In ancient Egyptian tradition, ‘easier than a proverb’ was a common saying. People still say ‘the proverb is to speech as proof is to a court...

Proverbs and traditional sayings

The inherited structure of proverbs and traditional sayings contained in the present discourse dates back to an indefinite past, which lends them a sort of...

Folk and elite cultures and their expressions and meanings: An ethno-musicological approach to folk song

The concepts of culture in general and of folk culture in particular have established differences between social classes. Undoubtedly, each cultural pattern...

Folk dances in sea oases

Folk dance is influenced by geography and the environment. Its performance has often been determined by the type of work that people do. The performance...

Classical art of Indian heritage: The play Kathakali

Researchers of Kerala’s classical arts often refer to Kathakali, a classical theatrical dance with a variety of characters and colourful costumes....

Researching tattoos: Symbols and meanings

There are many theoretical concepts related to tattoos, and these concepts differ from one region to another and from one people to another. Tattooing is an...

Modernisation of traditional craftsmanship: Monitoring some aspects of change (The example of copper-work in the Moroccan city of Fez)

In this study, the researcher attempted to track the various changes that affected traditional ways of working with copper. He also tried to identify the most...

Moroccan embroidery: A mirror for a civilisation

Architecture has two components: the building style, which is determined by the dimensions and composition; and the decorative elements, which involves...

Documentation of folk heritage in Arab sources

Scientific circles face challenges when attempting to document the components of Arab folklore and Arab folk culture, so the documentation process is not yet...

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