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5 popular folk dance forms from Manipur

The origin of Manipuri dance goes back to ancient times that go beyond recorded history. The dance, originating in the state of Manipur, is associated with many rituals and traditional festivals. There are legendary references to the dances of Shiva and Parvati and other gods and goddesses who created the universe. However, Manipuri is not […]

Chinese folk dance kicks off New Year’s

[Photo/Xinhua] A Chinese folk dance stunned thousands of people in Times Square in New York (NYC) on Tuesday night as it kicked off one of the world’s most famous New Year’s countdowns. Co-hosted by the Sino-American Friendship Association and the Times Square Alliance, the show featured more than a dozen dancers dressed as figures from […]