Folklore, Traditions and Customs

Symbiosis is a Genuine and Deep-Rooted Practice in the Sudanese Life

September 27th, 2017

This paper addresses different religious and social patterns of symbiosis that are practiced in the Sudanese society. The life of the Sudanese society is remarkably affected by the culture of the Muslim majority, although there are also some followers of other divine religions, such as...

Makeup in the Nubian Civilization (Tools, colors and materials)

October 16th, 2017

The usage of the word “makeup” is a new usage, but intended meaning is the ability to use colors, dyestuff and the oils to change and ornament the character of the Nubian person, whether a woman, a man, old or young.

Marriage Ceremonies of Dongolese Nubians in North Sudan,Continuation and Change

April 15th, 2018

The Study has stressed on the continuing rites and values such as the keenness on the family solidarity and the tight relations between relatives, tribe members and neighbors. The sharing and exchange of donations in this event indicate an apparent commitment toward the others and supports the...

Performance and Artistic Dimensions of Remembrance in the Sudan Sheikh Hamad al-Nil's...

April 15th, 2018

The sun of Sufism rose in the era of the Funj Kingdom in the Sudan. The pioneers of sufists started their activity and advancement until they reached the Sudan. They found a viable environment in a Muslim society, which has not yet rid itself of ancient traditions, beliefs and rites.

Death Ceremonies

April 15th, 2018

This Paper includes detailed description of the whole ceremonies practiced by the Donglese Nubian society in North Sudan linked with the death of one of its individuals.

Performance of Folkloric Art in the Sudan Example of Zar

April 17th, 2018

Zar is considered a communal ritualistic cult and is one of the popular practices that unearths the psychological characteristics of members of the society and reveals their capability to maintain equilibrium between themselves and the surrounding realities of life which are concealed within the...

Written Sources of Sudanese Beliefs

April 17th, 2018

This article is about the written sources of Sudanese beliefs as it has been classified by folklore scholars. It explores the written sources of beliefs in Saints, their legends and the mediation between earth and heaven that most Africans believe into. It also discusses the belief in Zar cult,...

The Palm Leaves Sheets and Carpets in the North Sudan Culture

April 25th, 2018

The essay is based on the field data collected in Merawi area in north Sudan and traced the production stages of the white and red palm leaves sheets and carpets.