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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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The influence of Kuwait’s desert on the traditional craft of Sadu

One of the most important traditional handicrafts in the desert region of Kuwait, Sadu weaving is associated with architecture and interior design. Traditional...

‘Al Zajrah’ and traditional irrigation methods in Bahrain

For a very long time, the irrigation of agricultural lands has been accompanied by singing. A distinctive style of poetry known as ‘Mawwal’ emerged...

The Tabbel Kerkennah band’s role in reviving traditional wedding ceremonies in the Kerkennah Islands

 Anthropologists study man’s intellectual and cultural activities. In anthropology, folk music is studied in its social context as an intellectual...

When one notices ambition

Years ago, we were looking for a Bahraini driver with a high school certificate. We received applications from six candidates. I interviewed them, and chose...

‘Al Zajrah’ and traditional irrigation methods in Bahrain

For a very long time, the irrigation of agricultural lands has been accompanied by singing. A distinctive style of poetry known as ‘Mawwal’ emerged...

The folklore of the Amohag tribes (the northern branch of the Tuareg people) and its role in heritage

This study sheds light on the oral heritage of the Sahara Desert; we should educate people about this heritage by spreading information through cultural...

Glimpses into the customs and traditions of the southern desert

 Many countries around the world have become aware of the great importance of folk culture and of its essential role in economic development. Folk culture...

The impact of folk literature: Methods, aspects and selected examples

Outline: 1-The ultimate goal of folk literature is to offer an accurate depiction of social practices; it is more closely related to human nature than formal...

Rituals used to call for rain during droughts in Algeria: Examples from the beginning of the 20th Century

In Algeria, a call for rain is not referred to as Istisqa’ (the Arabic word for prayers for rain), but as ‘Al Naw’. In Tlemcen,...

The Tabbel Kerkennah band’s role in reviving traditional wedding ceremonies in the Kerkennah Islands

 Anthropologists study man’s intellectual and cultural activities. In anthropology, folk music is studied in its social context as an intellectual...

The influence of Kuwait’s desert on the traditional craft of Sadu

One of the most important traditional handicrafts in the desert region of Kuwait, Sadu weaving is associated with architecture and interior design. Traditional...

The Tuareg veil: An anthropological and sociological study

Clothing reflects the social, religious and moral rules that regulate the system of roles in a society. A nation’s clothing merits comprehensive study...

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