08/15/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Belly Dancing Falls Out Of Fashion In Egypt (VIDEO)

Although the art of belly dancing has grown in popularity worldwide, in its home-country of Egypt, the art for is becoming increasingly scandalous. Egyptian culture is turning more conservative and religious, meaning it's unacceptable to dance in public, much less while revealing skin.

The ancient art continues to draw international dancers to the country for classes and festivals -- and the colorful costumes that go along with it.


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