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    Default The History of Attan

    I have been looking on the web for any resources related to Attan ie its history and origin but so far i have HAD no luck, so if any of you can help me out with this id be great full

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    I posted this earlier on another thread.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X11p4lG7T-A


    I love to watch attan. Go to youtube and search attan. There are countless attan videos. My faves are kids doing attan. lol

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    [QUOTE=Mano;362320]I posted this earlier on another thread.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X11p4lG7T-A


    I love to watch attan. Go to youtube and search attan. There are countless attan videos. My faves are kids doing attan. lol[/QUOTE


    khair wasi waima khair wasi kana yara

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    Quote Originally Posted by walwop View Post
    khair wasi waima khair wasi kana yara

    Is that Pashto? :confused1:

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    Default Re: The History of Attan

    yes it is, but never mind

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    Default Re: The History of Attan

    Here a text with photos about Atan i Milli :
    http://www.afghanistan-photos.com/crbst_28.html

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    I might just slam this over to the culture forum.

    I think Ive read something on its history in a book on Afghan music & culture, I'll check it out soon and post for you
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    i used to be an attan specialist... the best Attan styles..

    Paktiawal, Wardagi and Kochiaani attans....

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    oh sugar didnt answer the question...sorry

    i dont know the history.. i have heard all sorts of stories..
    from pagan dance.. to celebrations after ghazaa.

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    lol.. pagan dance

    Damn those pagans!!
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    My favorite dance among every single on the face of the earth.... no, really it is!!!
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    Default Re: The History of Attan

    It's a war dance- like the Maori haka.

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    Maori Haka... yeah... what is with the tongue thoug...
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    To look fearsome.

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    They look RATHER Ludicrous
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shareef View Post
    I might just slam this over to the culture forum.

    I think Ive read something on its history in a book on Afghan music & culture, I'll check it out soon and post for you
    ill be waiting then, :winking0001:

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    Maori Haka whats that? never heard of it before

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    ^ it is a Kiwi tradition..usually do it before a rugby match..

    me likes it.. but the french had them...during the worldcup.. right in front of their faces.. i think it backfired on kiwis that day.. french intimidated them way too easily.

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    what that funny tong wiggling thing, i always thought they were sucking the moister form the air

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    i luvvvv attan especially in quetta lol...with guys and long hair how they move their heads lol..hmmm hahaha

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