Islamic classes have lessons outwardly proclaiming that music is forbidden.
Those who master singing or playing an instrument either teach themselves, are taught by a tutor or learn abroad.
In girls’ schools and universities, there are no gym classes or sports teams, and therefore there are no professional women’s teams.
It is a country that considers all its citizens to be Muslim and any non-Muslim expats have to abide by its strict rules as well.
The general attitude for many religious people is that music is forbidden; malls and stores do not have music playing through speakers in order not to offend religious customers.
Because of this attitude, schools and universities do not teach music (curricula have to follow Islamic law).
The penalty for violating that rule would lead to the store being shut down.
Also on that day, schoolgirls are prohibited from wearing anything red – not even a red scarf.