Iraqi Folklore Performances (Cole Videos)

Iraqi Sword Dance:

Here are some folklore performances put on for us by a troupe in Baghdad on May 8, 2013, at the Ministry of Culture’s 3rd International Conference on Translation, which I attended. They shed a different light on the country than the news of sectarian clashes, bombings and fundamentalism that so often dominate news from that country.

Iraqi women’s folk dance:

Another Iraqi folk dance:

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  1. Are you still in Baghdad, Juan? I would have loved to have met you – I am working with the election commission for the UN electoral team

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