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JOROPO: National dance of Venezuela

JOROPO DANCE, VENEZUELA

Joropo is a dance style created using elements belonging to several “European, South American, and African performing art forms”. This “Latin American” dance is said to have originated from Venezuela, and in 1882 was officially declared as the “national” dance. Furthermore, this dance style comprises of several elements belonging to “Fandango” a . In addition, […]

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PANDANGGO- PHILIPPINES

PANDANGGO DANCE, PHILIPPINES

Pandanggo is a South East Asian dance style originating from the popular Spanish dance style “Fandango”. This folk dance originated in Philippines, and is popular in the rural areas of the country. Apparently, several versions of this dance style exist in the Filipino culture. Furthermore, this dance is mainly performed during religious rituals and processions. […]

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5 MOST POPULAR PORTUGUESE TRADITIONAL DANCES

Portuguese Traditional Folk Dance

Portuguese folk dance, also called Ranchos Folclóricos are an integral part of Portuguese culture and Portuguese traditions and celebrations. Portugal is a beautiful country and a popular tourist destination in Europe known for its cuisine, architecture, culture, music and dance. With regards to Portuguese dance, there are number of popular traditional dance styles originating from […]

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