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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 […]

Rahul Gandhi takes part in a folk dance ...

New Delhi: head of Congress Rahul gandhi participates in a folk dance at the inaugural ceremony of Rashtriya Adivasi Nritya Mahotsav in Raipur. The Congress leader is the guest of honor at the event chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The National Tribal Dance Festival is held for the first time in Chhattisgarh. #LOOK Chhattisgarh: […]

Folk Dance a huge draw

Long before the curtain rose for the folk dance competition on the Aingoth Pitch on Sunday morning, TT Rasna had secured a spot in one of the front rows. She wanted to watch the HSS girls play from a point of view. Like Rasna, who belongs to Kasaragod district and a former candidate for district […]

Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua hosts folk...

Interschool dance competition winners posing for a group photo at Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua. Excelsior correspondentKATHUA, November 23: In an effort to hone students’ dance skills and instill cultural ethics under the aegis of Jammu Sahodya, an interschool folk dance competition was held by the Jammu Sanskrit School, here.Ganshyam Singh, DC Additional Kathua was the […]

West Odisha folk dance ‘Nachniyan’ fades

Jamtikra: Traditions evolve over the years and are passed down to posterity over time through a process of socialization. However, we have left behind the traditional folk dance form “Nachniyan” of Western Odisha, in our march towards modernity. According to reports, the Nachniyan folk dance was traditionally performed on auspicious occasions such as weddings, thread […]

Celts – Irish folk dance and ballet – KC

Your security is our priority The Kansas City Ballet requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination along with proper identification and a valid event ticket to attend performances at the Kauffman Center. Negative test results will not be accepted at this time. Masks are mandatory at all times on Kauffman Center premises, unless actively eating or […]

Kangana Ranaut performs Pahadi Nati folk...

Actor Kangana Ranaut recently attended his brother Aksht Ranaut’s engagement ceremony with members of his family. A video of the same feature is currently going viral on social media. Video shows Kangana joining other women in her family to perform the traditional Pahadi dance known as Nati in the region. This folk dance belongs to […]

Kangana Ranaut as an adorable little gir...

Renowned for displaying her great talent on screen, Kangana Ranaut has been a sacred performer since her first film Bandit(2006). His flair for performance dates back to the adorable throwback pic shared by the actor’s team on Instagram. The photo is of a school function in which a little girl in a traditional green outfit […]

Bridport Folk Dance Club celebrates 100 ...

AS Bridport Folk Dance Club celebrates its 100th anniversary, Gwenda Selley and Monty Crook take a look at its long history. It was on Monday, September 19, 1920 that a group of women first met in the congregation’s classroom in Bridport, and the Bridport Folk Dance Club (BFDC) officially began. With the support of the […]

Sorsogon sets Guinness World Record for ...

Sorsogon (CNN Philippines, October 31) – Sorsogon set a new Guinness Record for the largest presentation of Filipino folk dance in one place. The Sorsogon Provincial Information Office said a total of 7,127 people took to the streets of Sorsogon town on Thursday and danced to “Pantomina sa Tinampo,” a folk dance mimicking the “courtship […]

Folk Dance Club enlivens tradition – Whi

Junior Tamsen Shissler works with community members on various folk dance techniques. Photo by Amara Garibyan Traditional Romanian, Israeli, Greek and other dance styles come to life at Whitman College thanks to the Folk Dance Club. The Folk Dance Club is a student-run organization run by junior Tamzen Shissler and sophomore Alicia Cover. The club […]

Folk music and dance captivate audiences...

The event was graced by Peruvian Ambassador to India Carlos R Polo, who was escorted by members of the management, President Vipin Sahni, Directors Rohit Singh and Saiyam Sahni. Delhi’s World Public School (DWPS), Noida Extension, recently hosted a traditional Peruvian folk dance and music concert called Melodies of the Andes on their campus. It […]

Nearly 900 Mexican Artists Set Folk Danc...

(France Media Agency) Guadalajara, Mexico ● Mon 26 August 2019 2019-08-26 19:05 872 0290f9de4aeb62f98549b410b5838939 2 Art & Culture Mexico,culture,art-and-culture,dance,folk dance,world record To free Nearly 900 people twirled and tapped their feet to mariachi music in the Mexican city of Guadalajara to set a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest folk dance. The scorching heat […]

Nearly 900 Mexican artists set world rec...

Nearly 900 Mexican artists set world record for folk dance August 25, 2019 – 9:00 Mariachi dancers pose with the Guinness World Record for Greatest Mexican Folk Dance in Guadalajara, Jalisco State, Mexico, August 24, 2019. AFP / Ulises Ruiz Guadalajara, Mexico: Nearly 900 people whirled and stomped to mariachi music in the Mexican city […]

Bengaluru students keep classical and fo...

Dance, they say, is a reflection of our culture and our heritage. And that’s exactly what the city’s colleges and students aim to promote. While there is no dearth of opportunities to learn and perform modern dance forms in the city, it is the traditional performing arts – like Yakshagana and Dollu Kunitha – in […]

Rangabati inspired by 14 types of folk d...

Rangabati’s song has already created a buzz on social media, but did you know that its choreography is inspired by more than 14 types of folk dances from all over the country? While the song is performed by Surajit Chatterjee and Iman Chakraborty, it is choreographed by Bunty. One of Odisha’s most popular folk songs […]

Full of color, rhythm and dynamism, Tulu...

The ‘Aati’ season which falls in the months of July-August brings a festive delight to the Tulunadu region. ‘Aati’ is the heavy rain month in the Tulu calendar. The calendar, one of the oldest Traditional Indian solar calendars, is generally used in the northern regions of Kasaragod district in Kerala and Dakshina Kannada, in Udupi […]

Folk dance celebrates its 30th anniversa...

Hello, time traveler!This article has been published 03/06/2019 (847 days ago), the information it contains may therefore no longer be up to date. At the end of May, students from Louis Riel School Division returned to St. Vital Park for the annual Folk Dance in the Park event and took to the St. Vital Park […]

Watch: Artists perform folk dances in Va...

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“Dark Fragrance”: Folk Dance Begins Nati

01:58 The dance performance Dark Fragrance has just finished its run at the Beijing National Theater. The acclaimed show is now ready for a nationwide tour, to showcase the best of dance traditions from more than a dozen Chinese ethnic groups. Dark Fragrance features 14 folk and ethnic dance traditions from all over China. The […]

Young city dwellers help revive mazurka ...

Warsaw: Couples spin to the lively rhythm of Polish mazurka folk dance in scenes reminiscent of peasant life in centuries past. On rhythmic violin and accordion, they could almost be back in simple cottages in Mazovia, the region around the Polish capital, Warsaw, from which dance and music were named. Brought across Europe and beyond […]

Young city dwellers help revive Polish f...

Stanislaw Waszak (Agence France-Presse) Warsaw, Poland ● Mon 20 May 2019 2019-05-20 19:06 973 db1d47cf6ffbed4060cfaa8738dcd52 2 Art & Culture Poland, folk dance, Mazurka To free Couples spin to the rousing rhythm of the Polish mazurka folk dance in scenes reminiscent of peasant life in centuries past. To the rhythm of violin and accordion, they could […]

Meet Boss Morris, the stylish young wome...

Dawn on May 1st at Painswick Beacon in Gloucestershire; the sun is still a shine of gold through the cloud. A few coated locals gathered to watch the May 1 show. A Labrador on a leash watches a curious looking beast. “Tiiiiiis temps,” Alex Merry calls out as Shepherd’s Hey knocks on the melodeon squeeze […]

61st Annual San Antonio Folk Dance Festi...

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the International Folklore Dance Festival A signature of Alamo City for 60 years and more, the San Antonio Folk Dance Festival (SAFDF) returns to the Our Lady of the Lake University campus this week with a program that is sure to be bittersweet for kids. organizers and regulars. Nelda Guerrero […]

Merging international culture, folk danc...

If you are going to What: Brigham Young University International Folk Dance Ensemble ‘Voyage’ When: 7-8:30 p.m. March 9 (Longmont) and March 16 (Loveland) Or: Longmont High School, 1040 Sunset St., Longmont and Thompson Valley High School, 1669 Eagle Dr., Loveland Cost: $ 12 More information: tix.byu.edu From Irish jig to American clogging to Polynesian […]

Nalmes Folk Dance Spectacular Brings Ady...

The women of the Nalmes dance troupe perform in a majestic style. Russia is such a vast country that it continues to produce self-sustaining republics that few outside the region have ever heard of – all with their own folk dance ensembles. One of those places is Adyghea, an enclave lost in the bushy foothills […]

Savior of folk dance

Characteristics Debbie jacob Sunday February 3, 2019 American photographer Carl Van Vechten’s iconic photo of Beryl McBurnie. Photo courtesy of Carl Van Vechten Estate. There are people in Caribbean history who transcend even the highest notion of heroes and come under the realm of what we call “characters”. Beryl McBurnie is a character. Its biographer, […]

Priyanka Chopra teaches Sophie Turner a ...

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married in an idyllic ceremony at Umaid Bhavan Royal Palace in Jodhpur, Rajasthan and have since blown us away with their gorgeous wedding looks. Priyanka hosted a reception after her wedding in Delhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the ceremony. Nick and Priyanka gave the exclusive rights to […]

Folk Dance Club de-recognized by the ASA

A six-decade-old club made up mostly of alumni, staff and community members forced to relocate to another space By Kaitlyn Hennacy November 8, 2018 The International Folk Dance Group dances to music from Eastern Europe as groups organized in lines and circles at La Sala on October 28. Kevin Ly – Technology The MIT Folk […]

Dog performs Filipino folk dance “tinikl

Okay, you can sit your dog down, but can he perform a Filipino folk dance? Facebook user June Lazarte posted a now viral video of a Chihuahua playing two weeks ago ringing, a traditional dance in the country that involves people banging bamboo poles on the ground and against each other, while several dancers step […]

Folk Dance and Music Event Coming Octobe...

COOS BAY – The South Coast Folk Society is delighted to welcome Chubritza, a Balkan and international folk dance group from Arcata, CA, for a concert/dance from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, October 21 at the Harding Learning Center located at 755 S. 7th Street in Coos Bay. Chubritza sings folk songs in many languages ​​and […]

A Legacy of Diversity at BYU’s Internati

Mark and Jeanette Geslison, who have taught dance and music at BYU for over 20 years, worked together to host their International Folk Dance Ensemble “Journey” concert this Friday, March 31 at the Covey Center for the Arts. “Journey” gives audiences a taste of the world by experiencing dance and music from people all over […]

Irish folk dancing and music is coming t...

posted on Thursday, November 5, 2015 by Polk Newsroom Polk State College will host an evening of Irish folk dancing and music at 7 p.m. on November 19 at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center, 1099 State Road 60 East. The concert is free and open to the public. A reception, also free and […]

Review: Alessandro Sciarroni offers folk...

How do you watch a performance when you’ve been given permission to leave – but not return – at any time? More lovingly or less? This invitation was extended to the audience of “FOLK-S, will you still love me tomorrow? by Alessandro Sciarroni. Thursday at New York Live Arts, the New York debut of M. […]

Katara celebrates Moldova: Katara hosts ...

By Raynald C. RiveraA show of Moldovan folk dance and music captivated the audience at the Katara Opera House on Friday. Dressed in colorful costumes, the students of the Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts in Chisinau, a leading Moldovan cultural institution, entertained the crowd with their impressive performance of a number of dance […]

On the Verge: Milky Chance does electro-...

patrick ryan | USA TODAY Meaningless nickname: With a name that could have been taken from a Mad Libs musical, you might expect a quirky story of how Milky Chance got his nickname. Alas, “it doesn’t make sense,” says Clemens Rehbein, half of the German electro-folk duo whose Stolen dance topped USA TODAY’s alternative and […]