|Folk Culture||Pop Culture|
|Food*||A traditional Syrian dish is kebab.
another traditional food is ka’ak,
which is a cookie like food normally
eaten with cheese.
|Popular syrian dishes are very
much like those in Turkey, Lebanon,
|Art/Music||Syria is one of the oldest centers
of Christian Hymnody, often called
a Syrian chant.
|Dabka, a form of dance music, is
popular in Syria along with other
|Clothing||Traditional dress for men in
Syria is a white cotton shirt
with blue, black, and red detail
around the collar and chest, and
colored or non-dyed pants. Women
traditionally wore a tho, which is
a dress with triangular sleeves.
Sometimes with embroidery around
the neck, chest, and sides.
|Most women in Syria wear a dress called a
Abayah. This dress covers from their
shoulders to their toes. With the Abayah, they wear
a head dress that covers the entirety of their head
and has a face mask that only reveals their eyes.
|Shelter||The traditional beehive house
is made from mud and is designed to
keep out the heat from the harsh sun
|Many homes in Syria are now made of
common building materials, although there are
some areas where all that remains of the old
houses in some areas is rubble, due to the
bombings from the current cival war.
|Technology||Traditional technology has a
hard time reaching real parts of
Syria, even with today’s modes of
|The more popular kind of cell phone in
Syria is the android because it is often less
expensive than Apple’s iPhone.
|Beliefs||For many centuries different
religions have grouped together
in different areas of Syria.
|Almost 87% of Syria’s population follows
the Muslim religion.