What do you know about Irish dancing?
Standing "on a string" dancers with their hands pressed at the seams tap bizarre rhythms. Unusual, interesting, even fascinating. However, the world of Irish dance is much more than it…

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World dance day. How it is celebrated?
Songs and dances — is this how the modern world dance day is celebrated? How now to be — to go to a club with friends or still go to…

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Argentine tango. How did it start?
Argentine tango is perhaps one of the most mysterious and enchanting dances of our time. It is not just a dance — it is a concentrated passion that is available…

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Tarantella. What legends are associated with it?

A dance shrouded in mystery. Dance, which became a symbol. At the same time — absolutely alive — everyone can dance, do it with pleasure on holidays and even hold special festivals. All this Tarantella, which is associated with curious legends. Main legend the history of the dance, States that from the 14th to the 15th century in southern Italy was a strange epidemic of tarantism. And what is interesting: only women and only commoners were bitten. No sick high-born lady or, rather, “Donna” or Signora was recorded. On the one hand, it is clear. The rich aristocrat-lady in the field do not go, do not collect the harvest. Continue reading

How to become a debutante of the Vienna ball?
Whirling to the sounds of the Viennese waltz with a gallant gentleman on the polished parquet floor, in a snow-white dress, with sparkling eyes, not inferior in the brilliance of…

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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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Tarantella. How does it sound in modern culture?
The Italians themselves write that no self-respecting Italian wedding or other holiday is complete without a Tarantella. But Tarantella is now a whole group of dances, differently called in different…

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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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