Netherlands

KLOMPENDANSEN- 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- NETHERLANDS

Closely linked to the “Gabber” (i.e. an electronic music style) subculture is a Western Europe dance form known as Hakken. 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 is supposed to be […]

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