N°07953
Element Al-Taghrooda, traditional Bedouin chanted poetry in the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman (Oman - United Arab Emirates)
Inscribed in 2012 (7.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title as submitted EN: A prominent poet, Mohamed bin Saeed AI Rakaki, performing AI Taghrooda while playing al-rababa. The use of al-rababa was introduced to accompany AI-Taghrooda chanting in the 1960s, and its use is limited to the Western Region of Abu Dhabi.