- The ceremonial sword dance is the most popular entertainment amongst the Kuwaitii tribesmen. This shows one of the leading Shaikhs of Kuwait, Shaikh Abdullah Mubarak, leading his men in the dance. The circle of performers is surrounded by a packed crowd of men, but the women stand at a respectable distance away. This dance took place in the center of Kuwait town, which has grown at a startling rate since oil was discovered in the tiny Shaikhdom
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