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Experts team up to preserve Armenian fol...

Perhaps even more influential than this dual background was bred in the thriving and culturally traditional Armenian community of Fresno, where, immortalized by William Saroyan, Armenian winegrowers attempted to preserve to some extent a village way of life. Anatolian on American soil. “In 1944, I started Saturday Day School at St. Paul’s Armenian Apostolic Church,” […]

ICCR Bhopal organizes Panthi folk dance ...

Regional office of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Bhopal organizes presentations of various art and music forms for art lovers. In the same sequence, a “Panthi Folk Dance” program was held Monday as part of the Horizon Online series as part of the Kala Vishwa special campaign. The presentation was given by Kala […]

Dance made accessible by the Multicultur...

Nicole J Estrada RosarioConnector staff Dancing can be exciting, thought-provoking, and new, but it doesn’t have to be out of reach. “Dancing is walking… on patterns,” said Andy Taylor-Blenis, folk dance teacher at UMass Lowell. She, along with Folk Dance Club President Sarah Bustin, and other students hosted the Multicultural Dance Party on October 15. […]

Folk dance: an expression of joy

Kashmiri folk dance has different significance for everyone. For some it is about connecting with God, for some it is about revisiting the past and for others it is about keeping the tradition alive. An art of expressing joy, happiness and faith; Rauf, Hikkat, Bache Nagma and Dhumali are some of the Kashmiri folk dance […]

“Fulfilling Nagaland Classical and Folk

Dimapur, October 11 (MExN): To honor and celebrate the cultural diversity of India, the Ministry of Culture of the Northeast Zone Cultural Center (NEZCC) and the Government of India, together with the Vivekananda Welfare Foundation (VWF), organized the event “Bridging Classical and Folk Dance of Nagaland” at Christian Higher Secondary School. Auditorium, Dimapur. Special Judge […]

New performance combines hip-hop with an...

A message of unity through diversity is at the heart of a unique new dance performance presented by the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company. “Together: Yingge and hip-hop uniteWill feature Chinese folk dances, hip-hop and modern dance. The finale will end with a presentation of the two dance troupes dancing side by side. The show takes […]

South Indian folk dance classes start Fe...

Chennai City Gangzta Dance Academy Offers Special Offers Venkat Raman If you are passionate about learning South Indian folk dances, film music as well as Bollywood, Hip Hop and Free Style, then you should consider enrolling in an Auckland school right away. . The “Chennai City Gangzta Dance Academy” has announced that it will start […]

AnupamZ Mixes Sambalpuri Folk Dance in B...

Bhubaneswar: Known for fusing dance and fitness, Odia choreographer Anupam Nayak aka AnupamZ still has something up his sleeve with his new brand called “Bworkz”. This Bollywood Indian music and dance routine will prepare instructors around the world to teach the Bollywood dance style incorporating Indian folk dances like Sambalpuri, Bihu, Garba, Ghoomar, Bhangra and […]

Traditional Mexican folk dance show is a...

LYNNWOOD, Washington, August 17, 2021 – After a week of hard work and rehearsal, dance troupes Bailadores de Bronce and Mexican Herencias stunned spectators at Cedar Valley Gym on Sunday with traditional Mexican folk dances from Guerrero and Oaxaca. Concepción Bello Nava (Conchita), artistic director of the famous Chilpancingo dance troupe Campañiade Danza Folklórica Xochicalli, […]

Folk dance, puppets used to promote the ...

Folk dancing and puppets are used to promote the Covid-19 vaccine in the vast Ganjam district of Odisha. An official said folk dance groups hold their performances primarily in villages in the district, also to raise awareness of the need to follow appropriate Covid behavior. No less than 278 folk dance groups organized their performances […]

Folk dance, puppets used to promote the ...

Folk dancing and puppets are used to promote the Covid-19 vaccine in the vast Ganjam district of Odisha. An official said folk dance groups hold their performances primarily in villages in the district, also to raise awareness of the need to follow appropriate Covid behavior. No less than 278 folk dance groups organized their performances […]

Promote Chinese folk dance in the Philip...

He Peilan poses for a photo with the children. He Peilan, president of the Philippines Peilan Dance Art Center and leader of the Philippine Chinese Folk Dance Troupe, has lived in the Philippines since 1987. For the past 34 years, she has promoted Chinese culture and Chinese folk dance in the country of the Philippines. […]

Malawian folk songs, kathi folk dance pe...

The folk music and dance impressed the audience with its tranquility. As part of the Gamak series, Malawian folk songs and Kathi folk dances were featured on the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum Youtube channel on Tuesday. Tribal Folk Kala and Boli Vikas Akademi broadcast the presentation of “Malawi Gayan” of Shalini Vyas, Bhopal and […]

watch contemporary Georgian folk dance v...

Masterfully shot by New York-based Uzbek-born cinematographer George Itzhak and choreographed by Georgian and Moscow-raised dancer and performance artist Lea Elisha, the clip portrays Elisha as the goddess; a wanderer like the wind, swaying to a rhythmic and meditative melody and set against the backdrop of the Californian desert at golden hour. “We proposed a […]

Dance battle: Peru and Bolivia fight ove...

Countries typically fight on land, water, airspace, fish, and more. In the midst of a pandemic, some are fighting for vaccines. However, Peru and Bolivia are fighting for something totally different. There is a diplomatic row between the two neighbors over ancient dance forms and Bolivia is now threatening to knock on UNESCO’s door. The […]

Discovery of folk dance: how an unlikely...

The first thing I learned in folk dancing was the categorical excuse. “Sorry!” “Forgive me!” and “Does it hurt? On this dance floor, I was a well-meaning threat. My wife, Chrissie, said that dancing would improve our quality time together. Folk dance circles had few African Americans at the time. I was as easy to […]

Pallavi Krishnan and his troupe perform ...

Bhopal: Pallavi Kishan and his troupe performed “Matki, Panihari” and Sanja folk dances and wowed audiences at the town’s Tribal Museum on Wednesday. It was part of the ‘Gamak’ series of programs, organized by the Culture Directorate. Ujjain’s troupe started with the Matki dance which is mainly performed in the Malwa region of the state. […]

Folk songs, dance styles performed at MP...

As part of the Gamak performance series, folk songs and dance styles were performed at the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum on Tuesday. Parmanand Kewat and the group from Sironj performed the song ‘Dhimarayi’ and Rajesh Chaurasia and the group – Sagar performed the dance ‘Badhai and Naurta’ from Bundelkhand. The performance began with the […]

National folk dance festival from Decemb...

Excelsior correspondent JAMMU, December 25: The Cultural Center of the North Zone, Patiala (Ministry of Culture, Government of India) and the Academy of Arts, Culture and Languages ​​of Jammu and Kashmir jointly organize five days of “National Folk Dance Festival” from December 26 at the Abhinav Theater, here.It was leaked by the director of the […]

Quest Elementary to Host First Evening o...

Natalia Roman, a fifth grade student from Quest Elementary School, can’t wait to show her parents some dance moves at the school’s first ever family folk dance night. This also applies to his younger brother. “My brother, he loves music, so he will be happy to learn that too,” Roman said. “My brother is 4 […]

Nimadi folk dance projected on MPSTM You...

It was a delicious and energetic Sunday evening for the Bhopalites. The broadcast of Nimadi’s folk dances ‘Kathi’ and ‘Gangaur’ took place on the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum YouTube channel on Sunday. Music lovers spent an evening with calm classical music and Nimadi and Kathi’s fun dancing on the floor. As part of the […]

Croatian National Folk Dance Association

When dancers from the professional Slovak folk art ensemble Sl’uk took to the stage at the Croatian National Theater in Zagreb last September, not everyone comfortably seated could have known what to expect. Known for their acrobatic and zealous performances, Slovaks have circled in the air, mirroring the celebratory movements practiced by their ancestors at […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

100 artists to perform 33 dance styles f...

Through Express news service BENGALURU: Dr Sanjay Shantaram and Rathna Supriya are two dancers on a mission. The two collaborated and choreographed the production Apoorva Bharatam, but what makes the production special? It will feature 100 dancers who will perform 33 Indian dance forms, including folk and classical forms such as Bihu from Assam, Karaga […]

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, […]

A medley of dance styles

International Dance Day celebrated at BSA Staff Correspondent Tue 1 May 2018 00:00 Photo: Sheikh Mehedi Morshed “> Photo: Sheikh Mehedi Morshed A number of dancers, troupes and schools gathered in different venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) to celebrate International Dance Day 2018 on April 29. Bangladesh Nritya Shilpi Sangstha (BNSS) in association with […]

dance day: Bollywood embraces internatio...

While Bollywood prides itself on bringing traditional Indian dance forms to the big screen through the ages, the industry has also caught up with its time. This is the magic of Indian films. And while international dance forms are gaining popularity around the world, Bollywood has quickly adapted to this as well. Over the years, […]

Bollywood films adopted and popularized ...

By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi, November 4 (UNI) ‘Man Dole Mera Tan Dole’ from ‘Naagin’ in the 1950s, ‘Thaade Rahiyo’ from ‘Pakeezah,’ Nimbooda ‘from’ Hum Dil Chuke Sanam ‘,’ Pinga ‘from’ Bajirao Mastani and “Ghoomar” from “Padmavati” by Sanjay Leela bhansali – these are some of the popular Bollywood dance numbers that have become a […]