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Customs and Traditions of The Al-Sada Al-Bakara Tribe in Aleppo

The Aleppo governorate is home to the Al-Sada Al-Bakara tribe, whose folkloric practises are the focus of this...

The Aleppo Qudud: A Melting Pot of Original Arab Sufi Singing and Modern Taste

One of the key forms in the evolution of mediaeval Arabic lyricism into modern Arabic lyricism is the Qudud...

Gulf Theatre's Jinn: Superstition Vs. Tradition

This study looks into the depiction of Jinn (supernatural spiritsunseen creatures) in the scrips of four theatrical plays from the Arabian Gulf region. The...

A word from the editor: The Vital Social Need for a Bahraini Folk Arts Troupe

After attending the inaugural ceremony for the Serbian chapter of the International Organisation of Folk Art (IOV) in Belgrade, Serbia, I am sitting in the...

Customs and Traditions of The Al-Sada Al-Bakara Tribe in Aleppo

The Aleppo governorate is home to the Al-Sada Al-Bakara tribe, whose folkloric practises are the focus of this...

Baghdadi Chalghi: Concept and Musical Function

The Baghdadi Chalghi band is one of the oldest singing bands that is known for accompanying the Iraqi maqam. Due to its unique and specialized instruments, the...

Developing the Craft of Frond Weaving in Northern Sudanese Meroe

This paper aims to propose ways to advance the art of palm frond weaving in the Meroe area of northern Sudan by drawing attention to the processes involved in...

Eastern Traditions of Marriage: Exploring Fixed and Variable Elements

First, it must be emphasised that marriage customs have existed in all human societies and all periods in history. There is no way to study the beliefs and...

Gulf Theatre's Jinn: Superstition Vs. Tradition

This study looks into the depiction of Jinn (supernatural spiritsunseen creatures) in the scrips of four theatrical plays from the Arabian Gulf region. The...

Moroccan Tabourida: A Sport Based in History and Culture

The objective of this paper is to shed light on the history and significance of Tabourida, a popular sport deeply ingrained in Moroccan society and culture...

Pearls and Shells in Arabic poetry

People have always been attracted to precious gemstones due to their beauty and scarcity. People are so enamoured with precious gems that they have named their...

The Aleppo Qudud: A Melting Pot of Original Arab Sufi Singing and Modern Taste

One of the key forms in the evolution of mediaeval Arabic lyricism into modern Arabic lyricism is the Qudud...

Timeless Wisdom and Contemporary Societal Values in Folk Proverbs

Researchers and experts in the field of intangible cultural studies have recently paid considerable attention to Egyptian folk literature since it is a...

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