Analyzing Kurdish music and Dancing from the viewpoint of anthropology and its Effect on Attracting Tourists

Document Type: Original Article


1 Assistant Prof. of Anthropology, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran

2 M.A. in Anthropology, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran


Tourism based on music is a combination of two funs activates that have many fans from around the world. Music tourism is a travel with the goal to take part in a music festival, musical concert or any kind of musical programs. It doesn't matter wheatear their destination is a big city or small village but the songs and tones will take the tourist to deferent directions. Music because of its entanglement with the human soul and body is one of the fascinations of tourism. Musical tourism which nowadays has many international fans is one the expansive branches of cultural tourism. In this branch music is the main reason for traveling and attracting tourists, and they in order to hear and experience the music's of deferent nationalities and ethnicities travel to many deferent countries. The Kurdistan providence because of its many interesting tourist attractions specially its music and folkloric dances, is one of the most important areas for attracting tourists and tourism anthropology studies, therefore the purpose of this study is to analyze and know Kurdistan's tourist attractions and dances of the people for attracting tourist from the perspective of musical anthropology. The method used in this paper is quantities and action research; tools of data collection are documental, in-depth interview and participate


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