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Folk and National DancesWhat are your favorites?


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#1 innopac

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Posted 28 February 2009 - 12:35 PM

For me it would be flamenco.

But today I have been enjoying these clips of Georgian dancers:

Georgian State Dance Company - Svanuri - London 2005

Sukhishvili- MUST SEE!!!

Does anyone else have favorite dances, styles or groups?

#2 sandik

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Posted 28 February 2009 - 04:38 PM

I'm certainly not an expert, but I'm very fond of Kathak. Thanks to Microsoft hiring a large number of Indians, we have a fairly active community here, and there are several artists (Kathak and other styles) practicing locally. I'm a big sucker for rhythm, and there's so much going on in this work.

#3 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 28 February 2009 - 10:57 PM

The Cuban Guaguanco-(A type of rumba, but the real one, not the exotic variations, BTW)

http://www.youtube.c...feature=related

#4 Ostrich

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Posted 01 March 2009 - 01:32 AM

Not strictly a national dancer, but the Chinese dancer Sunrui is one of the most fascinating performers I have ever seen. He graduated from the Beijing Dance Academy.



Dream of the Bamboo
http://www.youtube.c...feature=related


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