11 Facts About Arab dance


Arab dance has many different styles, including the three main types of folklore, classical, and contemporary.

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Arabic dance was performed in the United States in 1893 at the World's Columbian Exposition, which included an exhibition entitled "The streets of Cairo".

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Belly dance referred to as Arabic dance is an Oriental expressive dance, which emphasizes complex movements of the torso.

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The Arab dance involves movement of many different parts of the body; usually in a circular way.

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Raqs Sharqi is the classical Egyptian style of belly dance that developed during the first half of the 20th century.

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In belly dancing, the term refers to a style of Arab dance originated by the Ouled Nail, noted for their way of dancing.

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Deheyeh, Is a Bedouin dance practiced in Palestine, Jordan, northern Saudi Arabia, some of the Gulf states, the Syrian desert.

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Khaleegy is a dance performed in the countries of the Arabian Peninsula.

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The name of the dance literally means "gulf" in Arabic and it is danced by local women in weddings and other social events.

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Khaleegy is a joyful, lively, expressive, gestural and delicate Arab dance performed in events involving happiness and celebration.

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The Arab dance is a rhythmic Arab dance performed collectively by circular movements, which stems from the mystical Islamic sense of philosophical basis.

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