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DANCES OF THE WORLD

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DANCES OF THE WORLD
KATHAK
Kathak is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dances, originated from India. Its form today contains traces of temple and ritual dances, and the influence of the bhakti movement.

BHARATANTYAM
Bharata Natyam is a classical Indian dance form that is popular and nurtured in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.Bharatanatyam is a reworked dance-form from the traditional "sadir" known for its grace, purity, tenderness, and sculpturesque pose
s.

KUCHIPUDI
Kuchipudi is a Classical Indian dance from Andhra Pradesh, India. It is also popular all over South India. Kuchipudi is the name of a village in the Divi Taluka of Krishna district that borders the Bay of Bengal and with resident Brahmins practicing this traditional dance form, it acquired the present name.
BALLET
HIP HOP
Hip-hop dance refers to social or choreographed dance styles primarily danced to hip-hop music or have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. There are many
hip-hop dance styles: uprock, breaking, locking, roboting, boogaloo, and popping.
About dance
Dance is form of art. It described in various types of dances. There two main dance forms Classical and Western dance. Classical dance is originated from all over India. Western dance is practiced all over the world. Few classical dances are Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudhi, etc. Fw western dances are Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz.
Jazz
J
azz is a type of western dance. Jazz is kind of sort of like ballet, only it's less structural and 'perfect' looking, and your turnouts are different. Jazz dancing is really upbeat and fun, something that just makes me smile. It's got elements from a lot of different styles, with quick turns and fast steps.

HISTORY
HISTORY
This dance form denotes various 19th- and 20th-century reconstructions of Sadir, the art of temple dancers called Devadasis.Sadir in turn, is derived from ancient dance in the treatise Natya Shastra by Bharata of fourth or third century BCE.
PICTURES
HISTORY
HISTORY
The story of Kathak begins in ancient times with the performances of professional story-tellers called kathakas. The traditions of the kathakas were hereditary, and dances passed from generation to generation. There are literary references from the 3rd and 4th centuries BCE which refer to these kathakas. The two texts are in the archives of Kameshwar library at Mithila.
HISTORY
HISTORY
Jazz dance is a classification shared by a broad range of dance styles. Before the 1950s, jazz dance referred to dance styles that originated from African American vernacular dance.
HISTORY
HISTORY
The history of hip-hop dance encompasses the people and events since the late 1960s.
This includes a wide range of that were developed in the 1970s by Black and/or Latino Americans.
HISTORY
HISTORY
Ballet is a formalized form of dance with its origins in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th and 16th centuries. The predominance of French in the vocabulary of ballet reflects this history. Theatrical ballet soon became an independent form of art, although still frequently maintaining a close association with opera, and spread from the heart of Europe to other nations.
PICTURES
PICTURES
PICTURES
PICTURES
HISTORY
Kuchipudi is one such unique form of Art which is the tasteful blend of grace and vigour, elevation and sensuality, of control and abandon. With its roots buried in the soil of Andhra Pradesh in India, Kuchipudi was born in a remote Village from which it derived its name. In the early days, the Kuchipudi style of dance was in the form of dance dramas, the main purpose being to inculcate divine ecstasy which invokes immortal bliss and brings one closer to the path of salvation
PICTURES
Ballet is a formalized kind of performance dance that originated in the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century. It was further developed in France, Russia and England as a concert dance form. Jazz has taken a lot of its elements from ballet.
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