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Ardha

Originally performed by men from the Shammar tribe of the central Nejd region before they march to war, Ardah is a folkloric dance from Saudi Arabia that is mostly performed nowadays in weddings, celebrations, and national and cultural events like the Jenadriyah festival. Ardah is performed with two rows of men opposite each other, each carrying a sword or cane. It is danced with the accompaniment of drums and spoken poetry

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