This dance is an Egyption ritual called Zaar or Zār, The dancer is wearing a khaliji thobe which is unusual, since thobes are worn in the Arabian golf not Egypt. Zaar is usually performed with a white plain dress. The purpose of the Zar is to cure mental illness through contact with the possessing spirits which cause maladies.

Dancer: Gal Shimron

Drummer & Music: Saleh Heby & group

Song: Zaar Rythm

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