Man performing the Taachir dance

Video. Saudi's Ta'if residents keep folklore war dance alive

The art of Taachir is known to be a traditional dance for the people of Taif, west of Saudi Arabia. It’s known as an ancient war dance performed by carrying a weapon stuffed with gunpowder, which turns into a flame under the feet of the performer as he dances. The people of Taif preserve this traditional dance to try and keep it alive for future generations.

The art of Taachir is known to be a traditional dance for the people of Taif, west of Saudi Arabia. It’s known as an ancient war dance performed by carrying a weapon stuffed with gunpowder, which turns into a flame under the feet of the performer as he dances. The people of Taif preserve this traditional dance to try and keep it alive for future generations.

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