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KOCHARI- ARMENIA

“Knee Come” is what a Eurasian dance known as Kochari means when literally translated in English. This “folk” dance is said to have originated from the Republic of Armenia, and is also performed commonly in the Azerbaijani, Turkish, and Greek culture. Furthermore, there exist various styles of this dance depending on the region of origin […]

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YARKHUSTA- ARMENIA

Performed mainly by “soldiers” before war is a Eurasian dance style known as Yarkhusta. This “ritualistic folk dance” is said to have originated from the Republic of Armenia. This dance form involves the use of energetic “clapping of the hands”. Furthermore, it is performed in a group mainly comprising of men. In addition, this dance […]

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