DANCES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Added on: 29th Dec 2014
KEKAK TRANCE DANCE
This Indonesian dance was originally performed in order to
communicate with ancestral spirits, but has since then been
interwoven with the Indian epic known as the Ramayana.
Tango is an Argentinean dance known to be one of the most difficult
to master. Nevertheless, it never fails to amaze each time is performed.
A Brazilian half dance, half martial arts; Capoiera can be described
as astounding, astonishing and fascinating, among others adjectives.
This Cambodian dance enacts the sagas that have been in the
country for thousands of years. It was even carved into some
parts of the Angkor Wat.
Aerial Dance is an interesting form of expression that involves getting
“attached” to the ceiling, thus letting performers explore space
Known for its beauty and grace; Ballet is a dance which originated
during the Italian Renaissance courts in the 15th century. Later on,
it developed into a concert dance.
This dance is also known as “Raqs Sharqi” and is traditionally a
solo dance done by women. This Middle Eastern dance was taught
within families and performed during celebrations.
Also known as “B-boying”; This athletic and extremely visual solo
dance form originated among African American and Puerto Rican
youths in New York City during the early 1970s.
Flamenco is an expressive dance which was originally
developed from the songs of Andalucia in Spain, wherein it
expressed both the blessings as well as hardships of daily life.