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Folk music in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is a rich tapestry of diverse traditions, reflecting centuries of cultural exchange and historical influences. From the haunting melodies of Arabic maqam to the lively rhythms of North African Gnawa music, each country and community within the region boasts its own distinct musical heritage. Instruments like the oud, qanun, ney, and darbuka feature prominently, weaving intricate melodies and rhythms that evoke the landscapes, traditions, and spirituality of the region. Whether performed in bustling marketplaces, intimate gatherings, or grand celebrations, folk music in the Middle East and North Africa serves as a powerful expression of identity, history, and cultural pride, connecting generations and transcending borders.

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