Italian folk dances are an innate part of Italy’s culture which was the power centre of the European continent from the days of the Roman empire. Italy as a nation has a very rich cultural history is known for being the epicenter of the major historical event – ‘The Renaissance’. In addition, it is also […]

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What is ‘Bollywood Dance’? A Baffling Dance Fusion..

Bollywood, also known as the “Hindi Film Industry” is based in Mumbai, India and rules over the hearts of the 1.3Bn strong nation. Over the years, with globalisation and migration of many Indians to various corners of the world, Bollywood movies, songs and dance have gained popularity beyond Indian borders. Now, the pertinent question to […]

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Things You Need To Know About Rhumba


‘Ballroom rumba’ is now a popular American dance style also referred to as ‘Rhumba‘. Originating from the east coast of the United States of America, this form of dancing is performed to music that comprises mainly of ‘Afro-Cuban’ rhythms. Now, a question that may arise in your mind is, what exactly does this unique dance […]

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Things About Portuguese Traditional Dance You Need To Know


Culturally speaking, Portugal is known for a number of vibrant traditional dances. A few of them are: Vira, Chula, Corridinho, Malhao etc. Now, have you ever wondered what these Portuguese traditional dance forms actually entail? If your answer to this question is ‘no’, then you need not worry, because through this article we at ‘DanceAsk’ intend to provide […]

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Sagayan: What Makes This Filipino Dance Special?

Sagayan Dance, Philippines

Sagayan is a unique ‘war dance’ in the Philippines. It is mainly performed by the Maguindanao and the Maranao tribal community. And so, the question that arises is, what exactly makes this dance style so unique, that it is worth writing about? Here is then presenting a few facts about this dance which will explain to you […]

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Things You Need to Know About Jive

Jive Dance

‘A lively version of Jitterbug’ is the best way to describe an international dance form known as Jive. It was first developed in the United States of America during the early 1930’s. Now, the question worth asking is, what exactly is Jive? Here is then providing you the answer to the above question via this […]

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Do You Know What Binasuan Is?

Binasuan dance

Binasuan is a dance form and is a significant art in the Philippines culture. Now, the question that might pop up in your mind is, what does Binasuan really entail? So, to answer this question here is presenting an analysis explaining all the essential facts that you need to know about this dance style. a. What […]

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5 Renowned Indian Classical Dancers

Pandit Birju Maharaj

India is a country known for  9 wonderfully varied classical dances. So, it is obvious that there exists a number of great exponents of this majestic art form within the country. Now, the question to be asked is, who are these classical dancers? Here is then illustrating to you a list of ‘5 Renowned Indian Classical […]

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