The Band of Sharkia for the Folk Art It's established in 1968 , and the band following the public board of the artistic palaces it shows the Egyptian folk heritage , generally and the heritage of sharkia , in particular , especially with in particular dances that represent the customs , the traditions , beliefs , and the environmental professions.
The Dances include the following:
Sharkia Wedding The Marriage customs is the utmost important for the Egyptian farmer particularly in Sharkia rural aria – that is considered as a happy occasion to build up social relations within the country people.
The Marriage Festival in Sharkia is regarded as a custom that depends on the folk heritage in various stage and steps of the preparation and the execution periods. The Wedding Festival in Sharkia has a distinguished flavor within its customs , practices and ulays
Al Hawaya This show demonstrate the efficiency of the country girl to fold up a piece of cloth that's called Al Hawaya and putting it above the head to carry the water pot without seizing it with the two hands. So, she acquired the merit of balance and her body is distinguished by fitness.
The Egyptian Dancers (Ghawazy) This dance portrays one of the famous professions of Gypsies , that spread in the different cities and villages in Egypt generally – ( Abu Hammad City, Al Ibrahimeia & Bani Amir Village ) in the governorate of Sharkia , Particularly these areas include a large number of the female dancers that consider the dance their earn of living. So, they attend and make shows in the various birth day and wedding festival at the villages and cities in the governorate of Sharkia. This dance demonstrates the efficiency level of these girls to perform their shows efficiently and in flexibility and you could note that they have a superior command of the items of this profession.With the accompany of the player of the Egyptian pipe that called Ghazulaty.
The Candle Stick Its dance show , that the girls distinguished by flexibility and balance during their dance holding the candle stick above the head. The Egyptian stick It's a show include young girls and boys and it indicate the efficiency of the young boys in using the stick
Al Dahya It is a Bedouin show that is presented in a Bedouin evening entertain men
The Horse The Governorate of Sharkia is famous for bringing up the Arabian Horses and even it's regarded as one of the important markets of this field – in selling the horses in A.R.E. , there are important areas that are famous for horses bringing up in Sharkia
(Al Salhya , Anshas , Bai Gri , Gazzerrit Saod & Arab Al Tahawya) This dance portrays the efficiency of the horses to learn how to dance Stp., swaggering , sleeping , sitting & the various movements of the legs and the head to reach a high level of training within the sound of the Egyptian pipe and drums – and it also demonstrates the response between the trainer and the horse.
Tanora Dance Show It's regarded as a kind of the sufi dance. It depends on the circle movement that represents the Islamic philosophy. That the universe movement begin in the certain point and returns to the same point. When the Tanora dancer turns around an axis his desire to set off to the sky, and that also could be found within the dancing of the dancers around him. As he represents the sun and they represent the planets following him. This dance is between the Sufi kinds and forms and some movement that distinguished by the nationality trains.
Sakayeen Dancing Show It's regarded as a kind of the Egyptian folk heritage
This band represents Egypt within the following international festivals: