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Dance of the Seven Veils Day 2024: Date, History and Significance

Every year, Dance of the Seven Veils Day is celebrated on January 22. The day commemorates one of the momentous events in the “Bible,” the execution of John the Baptist. Do you know that Oscar Wilde’s 1891 French play “Salomé” was translated into English? The Dance of the Seven Veils is of Middle Eastern origin. The dancer wears a bikini top, pantaloons, bracelets, anklets, rings, and sometimes, a pair of finger cymbals at the time of performance.

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Dance of the Seven Veils Day 2024: History and Significance

Dance of the Seven Veils Day has been celebrated as an unofficial holiday since 1907. The films including the 1908 Vitagraph production “Salomé” or the “Dance of the Seven Veils,” the 1953 “Salomé,” and the 1961 film “King of Kings” witnessed the dance.

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Dance of the Seven Veils Day 2024: Dates

YearDateDay
2024January 22Monday
2025January 22Wednesday
2026January 22Thursday
2027January 22Friday
2028January 22Saturday

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Dance of the Seven Veils Day 2024: FAQs

When is Dance of the Seven Veils Day observed?

January 22.

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