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SCHUHPLATTLER- AUSTRIA AND GERMANY

Performed mainly by adults is a European dance form known as Schuhplattler. This “folk” dance has originated from the Alpine regions of Bavaria and Tyrol located in southern Germany and Austria. This dance style involves the use of “acrobatic” body movements. Furthermore, this dance is also extremely popular for its colourful costumes. In addition, this […]

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LANDLER- AUSTRIA

Performed mainly by “couples” is a dance style belonging to Europe known as Landler. This “folk” dance is said to have originated from Austria and is extremely popular in regions such as South Germany, German Switzerland, and Slovenia. This dance style essentially comprises of body movements such as “hopping and stamping”. Furthermore, this dance too […]

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WALTZ- AUSTRIA

Performed in a “closed position” is a popular Central European dance style known Waltz. This “ballroom” dance is said to have originated from Austria during the 16th century. It is basically performed in the ¾ time signature. Apparently, this dance form became extremely popular in Vienna, Austria during the late 17th century. Furthermore, it was […]

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