The history of folk dance dates back several centuries, though very little detail is
known about its origins. While nobody is really sure what folk dancing looked ...
The term folk dance was accepted until the mid-20th century, when... ... Although
the origins of the matachines dances of other parts of the Americas are similar, ...
Scholarly presentation by noted dance researcher Elizabeth Burchenal and
published in the Journal of the International Folk Music Council. Burchenal
The Society of Folk Dance Historians (SFDH), a 501(c)(3) non-profit ... about the
history and practice of recreational international folk dancing (RIFD), a social ...
Feb 7, 2006 ... Although documents that record the historical development of folk dance are
scarce, some researchers believe that many dance forms grew ...
Just as they fail to appreciate how wide spread traditional dancing is or how far
back in history it goes. English traditional dances although in many ways unique
Countries of the world have their own cultures made more colorful, beautiful and
vibrant because of folk dances that are a reflection of who they are and what ...
The Chinese folk dances are rich and varied, mainly including the court dance,
ethnic minority folk dance, dragon dance and lion dance.
In contrast to court dance, folk dance expresses the emotions of people and
ordinary life. There is a lack of constraint and reveals freedom of improvisation, ...
The history of Welsh folk dancing is quite a sad one. With the advent of the Non-
conformist sects in the 18th and 19th centuries, the chapels saw the Welsh folk ...