Popular Dances Around the World

Nov 6, 2022 Uncategorized

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There are many different popular dances around the world. Some dances have been around for centuries, while others are more recent. Whatever the case, a popular dance is one that has been captivated by people for decades. Here are some of the most famous dances from across the globe. These dances are often related to songs or are based on other genres.

Charleston dance: This dance became popular in the late 1930s. It was popularized by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec, a French painter who made posters featuring dancers from the Moulin Rouge. In the 1930s, the Charleston was a very popular dance halls were full of people dancing it.

Jerk: The jerk is an arms-based dance that became popular after a hit song by Cali Swag District. The name “dougie” came from a popular film “A Weekend at Bernie’s” in which the characters dress up a dead person. This dance creates the illusion that the dancer has dropped dead and has become a viral hit.

Rumba: The Rumba is a sexy and dramatic dance with a low center of gravity and stealthy cat-like steps. This dance originated in 19th century Buenos Aires brothels and was at first rejected by the upper class. However, this dance is considered the national dance of Brazil and attracts millions of fans during the famous Brazilian carnival.