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Dancing through history – creation of a

Folk songs and dances have long been an integral part of Latvian historical culture. So much so that the Baltic song and dance celebrations, which date back to 1873 in Latvia and can bring together up to 40,000 singers and dancers, have joined the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2008. According to Latvia […]

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 […]

The folk dance of the students of Rayaga...

Koraput: Much to the delight of the students and the authorities concerned, the tribal folk dance performed by the students of the Bhakurguda Ashram in the Rayagada district found pride of place in a clip titled “Wake Up”. It was prepared by Unicef ​​for children on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the world […]

I Dance Hungary: Online courses aim to i...

The sound of bagpipes, violins, violas, double basses, rotating lutes, lyres and various shepherd’s flutes form the basis of enchanting Hungarian folk dances. Somogia and Szek. And now foreign dance lovers can easily learn these dances thanks to I dance Hungary, the first online platform for non-Hungarians, created under the patronage of the Friends of […]

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 […]