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Most Popular Spanish Dances

CANARY DANCE, SPAIN

History of Spanish Dance: The phrase “Spanish dance” immediately brings to mind images of flamenco, with its pounding feet, strumming guitars, and vibrant costumes. While many people associate Spain with flamenco, a wide range of regional traditional dances from Spain have been incorporated into the long tradition of Spanish dance. For instance, few people would […]

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CANARY DANCE FROM SPAIN

CANARY DANCE, SPAIN

Canary Dance or Canary Island dance is a Spanish dance that gained popularity across Europe during the late 16th and early 17th century, mainly during the Renaissance period. Also known as “frog legs”, this dance style possess an extremely strong “Spanish” flavour. Apparently, this dance has been mentioned in many manuals/books available in European countries […]

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BOLERO DANCE FROM SPAIN

Bolero Dance, Spain

First created by a dancer known as Sebastiano Carezo is a dance style known as Bolero. This extremely “seductive” dance is said to have originated in Spain in the year 1780.  It is said that this style of dancing has been created by fusing elements from “contrandanza” and “Sevillana” i.e. styles of music and dance […]

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FLAMENCO DANCE FROM SPAIN

Flamenco Dance, Spain

Flamenco dance is a Spanish folk dance considered to be one of the “Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO. This “Hispanic folk dance” is said to have originated from a region known as Andalusia located in southern Spain. It is said that this style of dancing was first developed using […]

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