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Middle Eastern dance
The traditional dances of the Middle East (also known as Oriental dance) span a large variety of folk traditions throughout North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia.
For detailed information on specific dances of the region, see the main entries as follows:
- Arab dance: Al Ayala, Ardah, Baladi, Belly dance, Dabke, Deheyeh, Fann at-Tanbura, Khaleegy, Mizmar, Raqs sharqi, Shamadan, Tahtib, Tanoura, Yowla
- Assyrian folk dance: Khigga
- Kurdish dance: Dilan
- Persian dance: Classical Persian dance
- Turkish dance: Çiftetelli, Halay