Contributors in Dance

Dance

silent disco

Entertainment; Dance

A social gathering where the music is transmitted to people via wireless headphones rather than through a speaker system. Often the listeners can choose between different streams, and multiple DJs ...

jig

Entertainment; Dance

Springy and sprightly dance. During the seventeenth century the dance was adopted in Ireland and Scotland, where it was widely adapted, and with which countries they are now most often associated.

tordion

Entertainment; Dance

It was a lively 16th century court dance that was performed by the French and was an after dance to the Basse dance.

twist

Entertainment; Dance

Dance featuring many gyrations of the hips. It became the first worldwide dance craze in the early 1960s, enjoying immense popularity among young people and drawing fire from critics who felt it was ...

two-step

Entertainment; Dance

Ballroom dance with two main steps. It seems to take its name from the 19th century dance related to the Polka.

varsovienne

Entertainment; Dance

Polka-like Polish dance. The dance originated around 1850 in Warsaw, Poland. The dance was popular in 19th-century America, and quickly became a favorite folk dance in the Scandinavian countries as ...

veleta

Entertainment; Dance

English ballroom round dance for couples. Face line of direction (line of dance) and hold one hand. Women on the right. (Women always right.) Walk 3+3 steps and turn right to face each other. Hold ...

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