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, ...
Origins of Folk Dance. Folk dance---a type of dance that has evolved organically
from the culture and traditions of a region or community---is neither ...
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 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 ...
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
When the Celts arrived in Ireland from central Europe over two thousand years
ago, they brought with them their own folk dances. Irish Dance history Around ...
The Chinese folk dances are rich and varied, mainly including the court dance,
ethnic minority folk dance, dragon dance and lion dance.
Feb 7, 2006 ... Although documents that record the historical development of folk dance are
scarce, some researchers believe that many dance forms grew ...
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 ...