Oman. Arab, Islamic culture, clothing styles, wadis, markets, eid al-adha.

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Al-Hamra, Oman, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East - Omanis perform the ar-Razha dance.  This dance is performed at weddings or, in this case, to celebrate the Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice), the annual feast through which Muslims commemorate God's mercy in allowing Abraham to sacrifice a ram instead of his son, to prove his faith.  Musicians are wearing traditional Omani dishdashas and wearing kummas, traditional embroidered Omani hats, or massars, the Omani turban.