Local Dance of Southern Khorasan

The Cultural Ceremony of the local dance of Southern Khorasan No. 806 on 04/11/1391 was registered in the National Index of Iran.
The Folk Dance of the County of Southern Khorasan has a long history and is with rhythmic and dramatic movements. The province has a wide variety of dance and music. Rhythm beats contain 5, 3 and 2 in the region, having unique features and are not common in other parts of Iran, beautiful vocals, epic songs and dances are common in Quhistan and Birjand.

Folk instruments include the Timpani Drum - Serena – Circle usually made by the performers.
Some local dance music, especially in this area is, Assil– Farfareh - left and right, Dive (Shijeh) – Ahvalehse Zarb and also in some villages being special music which is famous locally like: Cheneshti, Fourki, Sar-Karizi, Rekati and etc. Local dance and performance of martial arts movements are also done by a member, two members and/or by a group.
This dance is complex and difficult and requires a lot of skills.
Special tracks wood game: Free (Azad) - Beside the soil (Kenar be Khak) – Soil (Khark) - Pock Pock–Dast beh khab- Back and Wheat sewing (posht va gandom kari).

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Additional Info

  • Title of Subject: Local Dance of Southern Khorasan
  • Group of Subject: آیین و سنتی
  • Registration Number: 806
  • Date of Reord: Wednesday, 23 January 2013
  • Geographic Situation: Southern Khorasan
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