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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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The distinctiveness of residential space in light of sociocultural transformations: A case study of the mountain village of Chenini Tataouine

Using the example of the mountain village of Chenini Tataouine in south-eastern Tunisia, this study demonstrates the distinctiveness of the residential space...

The historical background of the Levantine folk song "Alruzana": An analysis of Sabah Fakhri's performance of the song

In terms of the poetic legacy of the Levant, the folk song stands out. It's a traditional tune that first surfaced in the Levant and Syria at the turn of the...

The impact of new concepts and beliefs on artistic output: The example of Zar

Zar is a set of rituals that include dancing and singing that are performed to appease or drive away jinn who share these characteristics – Muslim,...

Bahrain commemorates country's iconic moments and achievements

With this issue of our quarterly "Folk Culture Journal," dedicated to the same niche approach, we have completed our fifteenth year of consistent publication...

Tijaniyyah followers and their role in preserving security and stability in contemporary Morocco

For many people in Morocco, Algeria and other parts of Africa, the Tijaniyyah Sufi tariqa (order or path) is the most well-known and widely practised Sufi...

Decorative features of traditional houses in the city of Zabid

Zabid's buildings have two features that distinguish them from other Yemeni architecture. The first is their relatively simple structure, which often consists...

The impact of new concepts and beliefs on artistic output: The example of Zar

Zar is a set of rituals that include dancing and singing that are performed to appease or drive away jinn who share these characteristics – Muslim,...

The distinctiveness of residential space in light of sociocultural transformations: A case study of the mountain village of Chenini Tataouine

Using the example of the mountain village of Chenini Tataouine in south-eastern Tunisia, this study demonstrates the distinctiveness of the residential space...

Kachabia in Djelfa: A traditional winter dress that combines prestige, dignity and beauty

The Kachabia is a type of traditional clothing for men that is commonly worn in the colder months. It is distinctive and unlike the burnous. The boubou is...

Candles and their symbolic connotations at weddings and other occasions

Anthropology seeks to understand the implications and relationships of social phenomena by studying social structures in their various forms and activities as...

Moroccan Zajal: Evolution and aesthetic aspects

The Arab oral tradition of which Zajal is a part is often recognised as one of the most significant aspects of Arab culture. In addition to being a rich source...

The historical background of the Levantine folk song "Alruzana": An analysis of Sabah Fakhri's performance of the song

In terms of the poetic legacy of the Levant, the folk song stands out. It's a traditional tune that first surfaced in the Levant and Syria at the turn of the...

Folklore in the stories of Khairi Shalabi: A cultural approach

This study illustrates the folkloric themes of Khairi Shalabi's stories through citations from his short story collection "Reasons for Burning with...

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