UNUSUAL DANCES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Added on: 19th Jun 2015
Kabuki is a classical Japanese dance-drama that is known for the
Stylization of its performance and for the elaborate make-up
worn by some of its performers.
This is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture wherein the
performers mimic how a lion moves while wearing a lion costume.
Casually known as riverdance thanks to the popularity of an interval
l act in 1994 called riverdance; this dance can be done solo or by
a group and is characterized by stiffened upper bodies while
performing quick and intricate footwork.
This pre-Spanish dance from the Philippines involves two people tapping,
beating and sliding bamboo poles on the ground as well as against
one another in coordination while stepping over and in between the poles.
Also known as Gopak, it is considered to be the official dance of the
Ukraine and is composed of visually and technically amazing acrobatic
feats. These include jumps and spins, and are usually the highlight
of the performance.
SHAOLIN MONK DANCE
With a tradition that’s more than 1,500 years old, these have combined
their knowledge, discipline and their martial art in order to make this
dance form their very own.
Kathak is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dances which
originated from India. This dance form traces its origins to the nomadic
bards of ancient northern India, known as Kathakars or storytellers.
This dance combines both Indian dance and music with a big Hollywood
movie-style set. You can expect the dresses to not just be bright
but colourful too.