Middle Eastern dance
The traditional dances of the Middle East (also known as oriental dance) span a large variety of folk traditions throughout North Africa, Southwest Asia, Central Asia (Greater Persia), sometimes also...
Middle Eastern dance - Wikipedia
Romani dance - ROMANY DANCE SCHOOL ENSEMBLE (CH) - Romany Gipsy Show Dance & Poesy:
Swiss temperament meets gipsy spirit! Our international Dance Theatre Company made up of students from Romany Dance School Classes, led by Katjusha Kozubek. ...
Romani dance - Roma Dance at Athe Sam Roma Festival, Budapest
The Athe Sam Roma Cuulture festival, Gödör Klub, Budapest, June 12, 2009. Young Roma woman dancing, then her friends join in. This is modern Urban Gypsy folk...
Middle Eastern dance
A glittering display featuring top dancers from Australia and beyond with their interpretations of the classics and the cliches of Middle Eastern Dance.
Kathak
A disciple of Pt Rajendra Gangani, Swati Performs a technical piece in Taal ashtamangal 11 beats accompanied by Ustd Sabir Khan Sahab on Tabla and Pt Rajendr...
Armenian dance
Armenian Dance // Հայկական Պար Director: SHARM.
Armenian dance
The Armenian dance (Armenian: Հայկական Պար) heritage has been considered one of the oldest and most varied in its respective region. From the fifth to the third millennia B.C., in the higher regions o...
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Assyrian folk dance
Assyrian Folk Dances are dances that are performed throughout the world by Assyrians, mostly on occasions such as weddings. The most common social contexts of Assyrian dances are the Khigga (or Mishto...
Bellydance
Belly dance or bellydance is a Western-coined name for a type of Middle Eastern dance. Originally a "solo, improvised dance involving torso articulation", belly dance takes many different forms depen...
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Dance in Georgia
There are a number of Georgian dances (Georgian: ქართული ცეკვა), these folk dances of the Georgian people have a number of purposes.
Dance in Georgia - Wikipedia
Raqs sharqi
Raqs sharqi (Arabic: رقص شرقي‎, [ˈɾˤɑʔsˤe ˈʃæɾʔi]; literally "oriental dancing") is the classical Egyptian style of belly dance that developed during the first half of the 20th century.Based...
Raqs sharqi - Wikipedia
Persian dance
Persian dance refers to the dance styles indigenous to Iran. Genres of dance in Iran vary depending on the area, culture, and language of the local people, and can range from sophisticated reconstruct...
Persian dance - Wikipedia
Turkish dance
Turkish dance refers to the folk dances of Turkey. On the border between Europe and the Middle East, facing three seas, straddling important trade routes, Turkey has an ancient and complicated cultur...
Simd (dance)
The simd (Ossetian: симд), is an Ossetian folk group dance. Time signature 4/4, 2/4. The beauty of Simd is in the strict graphic outline of the dance, the contrast between black and white costumes...
Khigga
Khigga is the style of Assyrian folk dance in which multiple dancers hold each other's hands and form a circle. There are multiple foot patterns that dancers perform. Its thought to have been danced f...
Khigga - Wikipedia
Tamzara
Tamzara (Armenian: Թամզարա; Greek: Τάμσαρα or Τάμζαρα) is an Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek folk dance native to Anatolia. Name is derived from an Armenian village located in the region of Nik...
Kolbasti
Kolbastı is a popular Turkish dance. It was originally created in the 1930s in the seaport of Trabzon on the Black Sea coast of north-eastern Turkey. Loosely translated, 'kolbastı' means 'caught red-...
Tromakton
Tromakton (Greek: τρομακτόν) is a Greek dance that usually precedes or follows a Tik. It is a fast dance which has a distinct double bounce which becomes more vigorous as the dance goes on. It is ...
Yowla
Yowla (Arabic: اليولة‎ / ALA-LC: al-yawlah) is traditional dance in the United Arab Emirates. It involves spinning and throwing a rifle dummy made entirely of wood and metal plating. Men da...
Ghawazi
The Ghawazi (also ghawazee) dancers of Egypt were a group of female traveling dancers of the Nawar people, a subgroup of the Dom people.The ghawazi style gave rise to the Egyptian raqs sharqi by the f...
Ghawazi - Wikipedia
Kochari
Kochari (Armenian: Քոչարի, Azerbaijani: Köçəri, Greek: Κότσαρι Kotsari, Kurdish: Koçerî; Turkish: Koçari), is an Armenian and Azerbaijani folk dance, danced today by Armenians, Ass...
Ardha
Ardah (Arabic: العرضة‎ / ALA-LC: al-‘arḍah) is a type of folkloric dance in Saudi Arabia. Originally, the "ardah" was performed only by the Shammar tribe of the central Nejd region before go...
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Dabke
Dabke (Arabic: دبكة‎) is a modern Levantine Arab folk circle dance of possible Canaanite or Phoenician origin. It is popular in Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq. and also in ...
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Koroglu
Koroglu is a dance tune in a five-beat rhythm (2+3) that was well-known to the farming populations of Asia Minor and the Aydın area in particular. In Turkish, “köroğlu”means “the son of the blind man”...
Hasapiko
The hasapiko (Greek: χασάπικο, [xaˈsapiko], meaning “the butcher's [dance]” from Turkmen: kasap “butcher”) is a Greek folk dance from Constantinople. The dance originated in the Middle Ages as...
Dipat
Dipat is a Greek spiritual dance of the Trapezounta (Trabzon) region in Pontos (near the Black Sea). This dance is also known as Omal-Trapezountas. It is a very distinctive dance: the name of the danc...
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