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Amapiano: South African dance music is s...

South Africa is known worldwide for its biodiversity and its multiplicity of cultures and languages. In music, things are no different. The originality and variety of country music has been contagious around the world over the past few decades. Currently, a music genre that is hugely successful in the African nation is becoming a global […]

Archbishop of America at the 45th Annual...

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America attended the 45th Annual Folk and Choral Dance Festival held at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, Arizona. In his closing remarks during the awards banquet on February 20, 2022 at 7:00 p.m., Archbishop Elpidophoros emphasized that “This 45th Annual Folk and Choral Dance Festival is a source of pride throughout the Greek […]

Pandemic uncertainty negatively affectin...

The song and dance festival for young people, originally scheduled for 2022, has been postponed for a year and will take place in June 2023 due to the pandemic. This is in addition to the general song and dance festival that will take place in 2025, ETV’s “Aktuaalne kaamera” reported on Sunday. Tallinn Dance Academy […]

Former Guns N ‘Roses guitarist Dj Ashba

Old GUNS N ‘ROSES and current SIXX: AM guitarist DJ Ashba performed her first headlining show as a solo performer – under the ASHBA banner – last night (Friday, November 12) at Green Bay, the Epic Event Center in Wisconsin. ASHBA‘S sound sees the 48 year old guitarist blending hard rock and electronic influences to […]

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 […]

Bankruptcy of the Boy Scouts creates a r...

This file photo from Feb. 4, 2013 shows a close-up of a Boy Scout uniform in Irving, Texas. Amid the complex Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case filed in February 2020, friction between the BSA and major religious groups that help it manage thousands of Scout units is escalating. At issue: churches’ fears that a […]

ZASH Global Launches Free Dandelion Elec...

ZASH Global, a cheeky startup co-founded by Ted Farnsworth, wants to give a gift to the city ZASH calls home. On October 2, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST at Clinton Square in Syracuse, Dandelion will bring to life a completely FREE electronic dance music concert equivalent to productions found in Miami. Nicky Romero […]

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 […]

Jashn-e-Kashmir folk dance festival unde...

ANI | Update: August 31, 2021 20:08 STI Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 31 (ANI): A Jashn-e-Kashmir folk dance festival organized by Shah Qalandar Folk Theater, a local folk club, in collaboration with the Union Ministry of Culture, is currently underway.The festival has played a big role in reviving the centuries-old folk dance culture […]

Miracle Crew wins Abuja Mega Street Danc...

A dance group, Miracle crew, won the first edition of the Abuja Mega Street Dance competition. The Nigeria News Agency reports that the Abuja Mega Street Dance Battle is a talent show created to give young people on the streets of Nigeria the opportunity to show off their talents. The Miracle Crew, which included three […]

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, […]

Beat generation: young DJs and producers...

A summer camp in Edmonton aims to fill a gap in teaching DJing skills and producing electronic dance music (EDM). For the second year, Night Vision Music Academy has started its electronic dance music summer camp. The group welcomes young people aged 10 to 17 for a week at a time, teaching them how to […]

What is electronic dance music?

What is electronic dance music? Electronic dance (or EDM) is music that has been recorded and contains elements of live dance performance. Many artists create their own forms of electronic dance music and DJs around the world. Electronic dance is also sometimes referred to as hip-hop, breakdance, pop dance, urban / hip hop, space dance, […]

Sama Chakwa: Mithila folk dance needs sa...

Sama Chakwa: Mithila folk dance needs saviors International Dance Day: final act of the dance drama Bihari Performers say Sama Chakwa dance is not only about physical movement, but also expression and storytelling Sama Chakwa, a lesser-known folk dance from Bihar that once represented the creations of poets and artisans working together, is taking its […]

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 […]

‘Nagaland Dance Battle’ competition anno

Musik-A events in collaboration with the Kripa Foundation is organizing an online dance competition called “Nagaland Dance Battle” on the theme “Get high on dance, not on drug”. The first such event is sponsored by the Nagaland Government’s Ministry of Social Protection and will be held in October 2020. This event is designed to both […]

Musik-A announces Nagaland Dance Battle ...

Musik-A, in collaboration with the Kripa Foundation, will organize a line dance competition in October entitled “Nagaland Dance Battle” against drug addiction on the theme “Take to the skies with dance, not with drugs”. Sponsored by the Nagaland Department of Social Welfare, the first solo event of its kind was launched on Saturday in Kohima. […]

Brooklyn Ballet mixes dance styles and i...

Brooklyn Nutcracker Highlights (2018) (New York) – Brooklyn Ballet, a unique, interdisciplinary dance company steeped in the classical idiom, presents two performances of The Brooklyn Nutcracker, at the majestic Kings Theater in Flatbush, Brooklyn on December 14, 2019. The first of its kind, this critically acclaimed production fuses ballet, hip-hop and an array of dance […]

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 […]

Bishkek to host dance battle to mark the...

Bishkek to host dance battle to mark the 243rd independence of the United States AKIPRESS.COM – In commemoration of the 243rd Independence Day of the United States of America, the United States Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic has invited pop dancers John Austin (Poppin ‘John), Marquese Scott (Marquese “NonStop” Scott) and Jacob Lyons (Jacob “Kujo” […]

“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 […]

Bhramara dance festival aims to reinvent...

The Bhramara Festival of Dance, a two-day gala to be held here in January 2019, aims to introduce young people to traditional Indian classical dance forms in a way that is relevant to the young and modern audience. In its inaugural year, the festival is held with the aim of rediscovering and reinventing classical Indian […]

Ahmed Khan on the evolution of dance sty...

hmed Khan has been teaching dance for almost 27 years now. And, the choreographer-turned-filmmaker proudly says that the best part about Bollywood dancing is that we don’t blindly ape the West and stick to our Indian roots. ” I have seen everything. I saw the times from Jackie Shroff to Tiger Shroff. Dancing in Bollywood […]

Circus performer, partner of Kwak Ballet...

Yes, it’s about dancing, but it’s more about self-esteem. And, yes, it teaches new moves, but it’s also about setting goals. Project RAGE (Reaching Above Greater Expectations) is an intensive five-week summer dance program that teaches young people a variety of dance styles – ballet, contemporary, hip-hop and jazz – with a bit of musical […]