Villa de Zaachila

archeological site and is known for a dance called the Danza de los Zancudos, or Dance of the Stilts.

of Communication and Transportation conceded an operating license to Zaachila Radio in February 2010 and efforts are underway to get licenses for the other stations. The town thumb Main plaza with clock (File:Reloj plaza zaachila.jpg) Zaachila has considerable cultural wealth with native music, dance, gastronomy and market days filled with flavors and colors, whose traditions have been preserved for generations. ref name "zancudos" >

stucco, six placed in pairs on the side walls of the main chamber. In the antechamber, there are depictions of owls and people along with the date of Five Flower. The objects found in these tombs are now on display at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Dance of the Zancudos The Dance of the Zancudos originated in the San Pedro neighborhood over 100 years ago and is one of the few places the dance


Papantla

, agriculture, industrial and cultural fair was added. In 1958, the celebration of “Juegos Florales” (flower arrangements) and the Festival Xanath began to distinguish the event from others in the area. The Xanath Festival was begun by Mariano Torres Carreño and Hector Ventura de Castro with the aim of presenting Totonac culture to the city and make the residents proud of their heritage. The festival has indigenous art exhibits, traditional dance, costumes and music. The dances are choreographed

; thumb left Voladores at the Church of the Assumption (File:VoladoresTowerPapantla.JPG) For religious and secular events, two dances are definitive of Papantla. According to Totonac myth, the gods told men “Dance, and we shall observe.” The Danza de los Voladores is one of these events that was originally meant to please the gods. The ceremony involves five participants who climb a thirty-meter pole. Four of these tie ropes around their waists and wind the other end around the top

originated. This dance or ceremony has been inscribed as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO ref name "ljornada"


Shaki, Azerbaijan

'') is an Azerbaijani dance with its origins from Shaki (Shaki, Azerbaijan) and Zaqatala (Zaqatala Rayon) region of Azerbaijan. The subject matter of the dance is middle age. In this area middle-aged people are called "Abayi" and this kind of dance is generally performed by middle-aged men or women. Creators of the melody of this dance are the Shaki composers. It is a little exaggerating and funny and has a slow dancing tempo. This kind of dance used to be performed in group

formerly, but later on changed to an individual dance. Azerbaijani Dance * Agir Karadagi ( Azerbaijani language Azerbaijani

: ''Ağır Qaradağı'' - meaning ''heavy Karadakhi '') is Azerbaijani melody of a dance that is created in Karadakh. It is very popular in Shaki and Zaqatala (Zaqatala Rayon) in Azerbaijan and performed slowly. Annually a cultural and musical festival that is held in Shaki (Shaki, Azerbaijan), known as Mugam Festival. The setting of the play is clearly Georgia (Georgia (country)) in the Caucasus, although it is described as "Grusinia (Name of Georgia)" (a Russian variant


Bridgewater State University

as a model school and an area for student teaching and pre-practica experiences, replacing the former Martha Burnell School in Harrington Hall. In 2008, the elementary students moved to other schools in the town of Bridgewater, and Bridgewater State College re-appropriated the building for its own use. It currently houses the campus daycare center, and a dance studio has been added. *'''East Campus Commons''' (2002, ) houses a dining facility, the campus bookstore

Department Bridgewater State University’s Fine Arts Department includes Theatre, Art, Dance, and Music. The university has had active arts programs since the late 19th century, and the Fine Arts Department continues to expand. There are three main buildings dedicated to the Arts, the oldest of which is the Art Center (1906). It was originally built as a gymnasium, but slowly transformed itself into the art center. The Wallace Anderson Gallery on the ground floor of the center was made possible

including ''BAM!'', a festival showcasing works directed, designed, and managed by students. Next to and beneath the auditorium stage are classrooms and departmental offices and facilities, including a script library. Attached to the Rondileau Campus Center is the auditorium, which holds 1,300 people. In addition to Bridgewater’s own performances, it has hosted the New York City Opera, the Martha Graham Dance Company, and Tony Bennett. A dance studio has been added to Burnell Hall


Joinville

of Germany German -influenced culture. The city retains many aspects of the German culture, in its architecture, in the local dishes, parties and in the way of life of its inhabitants, known as workaholics. Joinville is the host city of the ''Festival de Dança de Joinville'' (Joinville Dance Festival) which is the world's largest dance event, held every year during the month of July. 26º Festival de Dança de Joinville !-- Bot

Schroeder.jpg right thumb A typical German house in Joinville, built in 1921 by the butcher Otto Schroeder, son of German immigrants (German-Brazilian). International Dance Festival Every year since 1982, Joinville's Dance Festival gathers in the city thousands of professional dancers and viewers from all over the world. The festival always takes place in the second half of July. The 11 days of presentations attract around 50 thousand people to Centreventos Cau Hansen, making it one

of the largest events of its kind in the world. Joinville's Dance Festival has even received a mention in the 2005 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's "largest dance festival". There are competitions in seven different categories, from classical ballet to folk dances. Squares, shopping centres and many companies take the opportunity to promote other events at the same time, such as courses and talks. Industrial tourism With a population of over half


Cirebon

is the production center of Cirebon batik. Cirebon Glass Painting is another aspect of Cirebon arts and crafts. The imagery in glass painting is usually derived from wayang theme to Islamic calligraphy. Performing arts The Tari Topeng Cirebon (Cirebon mask dance), or Cirebon mask dance, is a dance style peculiar to the city. Topeng Cirebon mask dance, inspired by Javanese Panji (Panji (prince)) cycles is one of notable Cirebon traditional dance and quite famous within

Indonesian dances. Cirebon culture is also influenced by Islamic Middle Eastern culture, such as the ''Burokan'' tradition where people exhibit the image of buraq — traditionally made from bamboo frame and paper skin, or other materials — in processions around the village accompanied with music. The traditions of the bamboo statues borne in these processions is similar to Sundanese ''Sisingaan'', Betawi ''Ondel-ondel'', or Balinese ''Ogoh-ogoh''processions, yet differ

''President'' , and ''Phoebe'', and the sloop to take Cheribon (Cirebon), a seaport about 35 leagues east of Batavia (History of Jakarta). They arrived at dark on 3 September and the fort surrendered the next morning without a shot being fired. James (1837), Vol. VI, pp.38-9. thumb left 200px Topeng Kandaga dance (File:Topeng Kandaga Saung Angklung Udjo.JPG) Cirebon mask dance or ''tari topeng Cirebon'' is a local original art


Watts, Los Angeles

and for the 1965 Watts Riots. The neighborhood also has a number of youth gangs. Residents engage in civic activities such as bicycling, a toy drive, a Christmas parade and an athletic tournament. There is a local theater and a dance company. http: www.lawattstimes.com index.php?option com_content&view article&id 2204:the-beautiful-color-of-watts-lynn-manning-s-gift-for-theatre-thrives-at-the-watts-village-theater-company&catid 23:community&Itemid 118 ref>

a scholarship program for the students that are dedicated to the community and have awarded more than $300,000 since their inception in 1992. http: ridley-thomas.lacounty.gov index.php watts-summer-games-2011 Performing arts Dance Epifani Dance

Company was founded by Lakesha Buchanon in Watts in 2002. Their motto is "Where Dance Is More Than Movement". Epifani Dance Company promotes a tight dance bond that separates an individual dancer from an extraordinary dancer. They compete in year-round SHARP International competitions. Epifani Dance Company has won several 1st place trophies in these SHARP International competitions


Matanzas

eleven albums of danzonetes. All later forms have included vocals. Rumba is a music of Cuban origin, but entirely African in style, using only voice, percussion and dance. Ortiz, Fernando 1965 1950 . ''La Afrocania de la musica folklorica cubana de Cuba''. La Habana. It is a secular musical style from the docks and the less prosperous areas of Havana and Matanzas. Rumba musicians use a trio of drums, similar in appearance to conga drums (they are called

''tumba'', ''llamador'' and ''quinto'') or, alternatively, wooden boxes (cajones (Cajón)) may be used. Also used are claves and, sometimes, spoons. There is always a vocal element, African in style, but sung in Spanish: call and response (call and response (music)) vocals. There were three basic rumba forms in the last century: columbia (columbia (dance)), guaguancó and yambú. The Columbia, played in 6 8 time, was danced only by men, often as a solo dance, and was swift

, with aggressive and acrobatic moves. The guagancó was danced with one man and one woman. The dance simulates the man's pursuit of the woman. The yambú, now a relic, featured a burlesque of an old man walking with a stick. All forms of rumba are accompanied by song or chants. Orovio, Helio 2004. ''Cuban music from A to Z.'' p191 Daniel, Yvonne 1995. ''Rumba: dance and social change in contemporary Cuba''. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana. ref>


Santiago Tianguistenco

this community holds their celebration of the feast day of their patron saint, which has become known in the State of Mexico. The tradition of a dance group called the Aventureros began in the mid-20th century when a group of muleteers, peasants, shepherds and others began a dance tradition that gained a following called the “Dance of the Muleteers.” The dance is formed by sixteen sequential squares called “The arrival,” “In the name of God,” “The sale,” “The unloading” and others. The dancers


Tlayacapan

language Spanish trans_title Carnivals arrive: party, dance and much flavooor! The main landmark is the former monastery of San Juan Bautista

, which towers over all the other structures. It was built beginning the 1530s, along with 26 chapels scattered around the original town as part of the “spiritual conquest” of the area. Today, this monastery is part of the Monasteries on the slopes of Popocatépetl, which was made a World Heritage Site in 1994. Culturally, the town is famous for two things: being the origin of the Chinelos dance and the home of the Banda Tlayacapan band, the most important culturally in the state

as stone spheres, which contain certification as to their perfection. Feast day is 25 July and celebrated with pre-Hispanic dance. The Capilla de la Exaltación, also called Capillas de La Cruz, is located in the south. It contains an image of a Black Christ said to work miracles and is the object of local pilgrimage. The day of the Señor de la Exaltación is the first Friday


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