Belly dance is a dance form that comes from the middle east. Some argue that it is one of the oldest dances in the word. Through the river Nile in Egypt, to the shores of Lebanon, to the Bosporus in Istanbul belly dance has a different style in each country. It was done with families and friends as a local dance before it was taken to the stage. Belly dance is an Arabic art form and costumes can change with the country. There are many kinds of folk dances as well in the same corner of the world. We will be talking about them through each article.