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SCHUHPLATTLER DANCE – AUSTRIA AND GERMANY

SCHUHPLATTLER DANCE, AUSTRIA AND GERMANY

Schuhplattler dance is a traditional folk dance from the Alpine regions of Bavaria and Tyrol in Austria and Southern Germany. This dance style performed mainly by adults involves the use of “acrobatic” body movements. Furthermore, this dance is also extremely popular for its colourful costumes. In addition, this dance as of today is also performed […]

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LANDLER DANCE – AUSTRIA

LANDLER DANCE, AUSTRIA

Landler is an Austrian folk dance performed mainly by couples. This partner dance is said to have originated in Austria and is extremely popular in regions such as South Germany, Switzerland, and Slovenia. This dance style essentially comprises body movements such as “hopping and stamping”. Furthermore, this dance, too, like the waltz, is performed in […]

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WALTZ DANCE OR VIENNESE WALTZ FROM AUSTRIA/GERMANY

WALTZ, AUSTRIA

The Viennese Waltz, or more popularly, the Waltz is a ballroom dance performed in a ‘closed position’. This ‘ballroom’ dance is said to have originated from in Austria during the 16th century. It is basically performed in the ¾ time signature. This dance form became extremely popular in Vienna, Austria during the late 17th century. […]

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