Song + dance. How Korean dance "Gangnam Style" broke YouTube counter?
The very title of the song "Gangnam Style" — refers to the Gangnam district in South-Eastern Seoul. About this most densely populated and prosperous area, the author of the song…

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The use of belly dance
"Belly Dance" originates in ancient times in the East. Originally it was performed by dancers of the temple of the goddess of Fertility. With the advent of Christianity direction lost…

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Social dance. What is bachata?
In recent years, in large and small cities were clubs for social dancing. What is social dancing? In fact — "people". Dance not for dance but for fun. No competitions,…

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Irish dance. Can you think… feet?

How surprisingly easy sometimes there are thoughts: it seemed that there was still a fraction of a second ago, nothing that would have attracted, surprised or forced to take shape in sentences scattered fragments of individual phrases, and suddenly — a flash of lightning/a lighted bulb/insight (underline). No, writing so — so, to use a literary stamps, repeated. And if you take another comparison: thoughts are honed and quick footwork of the Irish dancers? Kobby Dagan Shutterstock.com Potato — head? Ireland — a country with a humid climate, cereals there are always matured badly. Everything changed when potatoes reached the British Isles in the middle of the XVI century. Immediately became as something more satisfying to live the Irish. Continue reading

Benefits of dance for older people?
Our mental and physical abilities inevitably deteriorate with age. How to deal with this phenomenon? Researchers have found that brain aging slows down exercise, especially dancing. Photo: Depositphotos Decrease in…

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"Holy Spring." As shown by the pagan Russia Stravinsky, Roerich and Nijinsky?
Still flying in space American ship "Voyager". Bears he records music. And along with the music of Is Bach on Board the spacecraft is a recording of the music of…

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Song + dance. What is the history of "the chicken Dance"?
Almost all Soviet children of the 1980s knew this dance. He has long been a constant favorite at the kindergarten matinees and pioneer camps. Abroad, adults did not lag behind…

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Why don't men dance?
Being engaged in several years of Latin American social dances, I noticed this feature: at any dance party for one partner there are at least two girls. What a mess.!…

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