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Samri

Samri (Arabic: سامري‎)is a folkloric music and dance native to Saudi Arabia. It involves singing poetry while the daff drum is being played. Two rows of men, seated on the knees sway to the rhythm.

External links

  • Video of Samri performed at wedding in Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Folk Music: Alive and Well


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