Social Dances

Some articles on social dance, dance, social dances, dances:

Social Dance
... Social dance is a major category or classification of danceforms or dance styles, where sociability and socializing are the primary focuses of the dancing ... Social dances can be danced with a variety of partners and still be led and followed in a relaxed, easy atmosphere ... major categories based on purpose Ceremonial dance Competitive dance Erotic dance Participation dance Performance dance Many social dances are partner dances ...
Ukrainian Dance - Pre-modern History
... Judging by the figures depicted in motion on Trypillian clay vessels, dance has been performed in the lands of present-day Ukraine since at least the third millennium BC ... introduction of Christianity in Kievan Rus' in 988, dance served a very important ritual function in the lands of present-day Ukraine ... Pre-Christian rituals combined dance with music, poetry, and song ...
Cambodia - Culture - Dance
... Cambodian dance can be divided into three main categories Khmer classical dance, folk dance, and social dances ... The exact origins of Khmer classical dance are disputed ... Most native Khmer scholars trace modern dance forms back to the time of Angkor, seeing similarities in the temple engravings of the period, while others hold that modern Khmer dance styles were learned (or re-learned ...

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