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  • However, over time the male populace also wished to enjoy the aesthetics of dance, so during the Ottoman Empire in Turkey, rakkas, or male dancers, began performing raks sharki.

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  • For example, beladi, a folk dance version of raks sharki, is commonly performed by women of varying ages who are circling a woman in labor as a form of celebration and solidarity.

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  • Banks of cloud lay piled up in the wind, but rain never comes with the _sharki_ (east wind).

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  • Their winding rhythms will be the base for the dancing by the beautiful Mónica Sade, technically and expressively virtuoso dancer, specialized in the performance and teaching of classic Oriental Dance (belly dance or raks sharki) and saber dance.

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  • Their winding rhythms will be the base for the dancing by the beautiful Mónica Sade, technically and expressively virtuoso dancer, specialized in the performance and teaching of classic Oriental Dance (belly dance or raks sharki) and saber dance.

    World Music Central

  • In addition to learning to speak French, Spanish, and Arabic, Atlas was trained in the traditional techniques of raq sharki

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  • The sharki (or sargija) is similar to the two-stringed qiftelia but has at least one more string. Sometimes spelled sarkia or sharkia.

    November 4, 2008