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Prince Charles Dancing In Saudi Arabia

By NewsRoom24 on February 19th, 2014 / Views

Wearing a traditional Saudi full length outfit known as a thobe, the Prince of Wales joined members of the Saudi Royal Family in a ceremony celebrating the country’s culture.

The prince is currently touring the middle east, visiting Quatar and Saudi Arabia. It’s his 2nd visit to the two countries within a year.

The Ardah ceremony features 100’s of Saudi boys and men dancing and singing whilst holding their swords in their hands.

It was performed to celebrate the Janadriyah Festival, which is an annual cultural event that lasts for 2 weeks. The event took place at a stadium in the Saudi capital of Riyadh

Sources at Buckingham palace have said that Prince Charles planned to meet the Saudi king, before a 2 day visit to Quatar, where he is to discuss the need for reconciliation in the region and hopes for the future.

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