Raqs e-Bandari or "Persian Bellydance"by Cassandra on 03/02/12
If your not familiar with this wonderfully lively style of Persian/Iranian dance then you'll be delighted to know that you can read all about it on the new Bandari page posted to the styles section of this site. There are several videos as well more detailed information about it's distinguishing features. It is a unique style of dance from southern Iran along the coastal harbors or ports. Bandar in Farsi means "harbor/port" and Bandari is a fusion of dance styles from the Middle East especially the gulf region, North Africa, India, and of course Persian dances. It's similarities to bellydance have earned it the nickname Persian Bellydance but it is considered a local folk dance disticnt from other bellydance styles and traditions. Check out more by visiting the page.
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