A video of girls dancing on a stage, while a crowd cheers them on, has caused an uproar in Iran. This dance took place at an event organized by the Tehran municipality, with the mayor in attendance. So why the fuss?
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Genres of dance in Iran vary depending on the area, culture, and language of the local people, and can range from sophisticated reconstructions of refined court dances to energetic folk dances. It's also the word in Azerbaijani for dance Reqs. People of Iranian plateau have known dance in forms of music, play, drama or religious rituals and have used instruments like mask, costumes of animals or plants, and musical instruments for rhythm, at least since 6th millennium BC.
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Please refresh the page and retry. I ranian women are posting videos of themselves dancing, in support of a teenage Instagram star who was arrested. Maedeh Hojabri, an year-old gymnast, was detained by police after she posted a video of her dancing to Western pop music in her bedroom.
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Robyn Friend is a scholar of Middle Eastern and Balkan linguistics, folklore, and ethnology, with a particular emphasis on the cross-influences of Turkish, Iranian, Balkan, and Central Asian cultures. She first got interested in the Middle East as a child because of her grandmother, who spoke Turkish, Greek, Bulgarian, and other languages. She has spent more than 40 years learning the cultures of these areas, including extensive travel in the Middle East and Central Asia, earning a Ph. She has given hundreds of performances as a solo singer and dancer.
Shabooneh, a local news website, said Hojabri and three other individuals were detained on similar charges in recent weeks before being released on bail. Islamic law in Iran requires women to wear modest clothing and a headscarf, and prohibits them from dancing in public. Her name is Maeade Mahi.