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11-02-2015, 05:04 PM

Bandari is often referred to as "Persian Bellydance". Bandari dance is a chain dance that often involves multiple people dancing[2] and often perform this at parties, travelling around in a circle and sometimes stepping into the centre for a solo with encouragement from other dancers, the only variations are in the arm movements. It's a Persian dance that prevails in the South of Iran next to Persian Gulf and has been influenced by the African and Arabic music and dance. It is a combination of rhythmic movements in various directions according to the beat of the song. The distinct feature of this dance is the way performers wave their hands in a unique manner that resembles the cooperation of a group of fishermen at the sea