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KLOMPENDANSEN DANCE – NETHERLANDS

KLOMPENDANSEN DANCE, NETHERLANDS

Commonly referred to either as “Boerendansen” (i.e. farmer dancing) or “Folkloristisch” is a western European dance style known as Klompendansen. This “traditional” dance is said to have originated from Netherlands. Apparently, the word “Klompendansen” when literally translated means “clog dancing”. Furthermore, this dance involves quick movement of the feet especially involving the toes and the […]

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HAKKEN DANCE – NETHERLANDS

Hakken dance is a dance from Netherlands and is closely linked to the “Gabber” (i.e. an electronic music style) subculture is a Western Europe. This “rave” dance is supposed to have originated from Netherlands during the 1990’s when the craze for “Gabber”, a form of electronic music had reached its peak. Apparently, this dance style […]

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