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5 MOST FAMOUS ITALIAN FOLK DANCES

ITALIAN FOLK DANCE

Italian folk dances are an innate part of Italy’s culture which was the power centre of the European continent from the days of the Roman empire. Italy as a nation has a very rich cultural history and is known for being the epicenter of the major historical event – ‘The Renaissance’. In addition, it is […]

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Why is Ballet Dance so popular?

ballet dance

When I was a kid, I was fascinated by the ballet dancers on TV – their poise, their persona, their attitude – I tried to mimic it all. It won’t come as a surprise that I stumble quite often trying to replicate their moves. With the passage of time, the intensity of my curiosity has […]

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PIZZICA DANCE – ITALY

PIZZICA DANCE, ITALY

Created mainly by “women” is a European dance form known as Pizzica. This “folk” dance is said to have originated from Salento region located in Southern Italy. Apparently, this dance gradually gained popularity within the country especially in regions such as Calabria and eastern Basilicata. Furthermore, this dance is basically performed by couple i.e. a […]

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