The Marriage of Martu, 13th February 2010

 
 

A romantic tale about a princess from the city who falls in love with a nomad from the wilderness. Martu the nomad visits the city in search of a wife. He catches the eye of the beautiful princess when he wins a wrestling championship. He brings gifts for the princessís family, pleasing them, and gaining the blessings of her father. Her friend points out that Martu is uncivilised, but the happy princess chooses him to be her husband.

Oud-player Roskar Nasan performed Crazy Woman Dance, by Lebanese composer Marcel Kalifť.

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Martuís ration bowl

Cityís dairy farm

Hairstyle of city lady

Martuís gift

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Telling the story

Telling the story

Telling the story

Roskar Nasan