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Egyptian Folkloric Influence on Oriental Dance - Class No. 10 HAGGALLAH
Haggalah from the western desert bordering Libya, in Matrouh. Haggalah is the dancer herself. In wedding men will group themselves and start to clap in a steady, simple rhythm of one clap per count. These claps will build in volume and intensity. women will come to perform for them wearing long and wide pants , a galabeya and a layered fabric skirt. Using 3/4 shimmies and big hip movements as well as small jumps. MUSIC could be found in youtube for MATROUH or Haggallah music