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Michael Pili Pang, who is based in Honolulu, the capital of the US state of Hawaii is what is known as a kuma hula, or master teacher of the traditional dance. His interest in hula began at the age of seven and he opened his hālau or dance school over thirty years ago. (...) What is hula? Hula is a dance form which was brought to Hawaii by Polynesian settlers centuries ago. Danced by men and women, it visually portrays stories encompassed in traditional chants and songs
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Score: 1031958.4 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/05/1063652
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The dances are undertaken to purify new rush mats   (goza) , upon which the tutelary deities of the shrine will sit. (...) During the   gozamai   ritual dance, performers hold the rush mats to purify them before they are offered to the deities. Singing, flute and drums accompany the dances, played by musicians sitting around the stage.
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Score: 1028630.2 - https://en.unesco.org/silkroad...ed-dancing-sada-shrine-shimane
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Movement games Create a dance choreography to your children’s favorite songs. (...) Try it with no leaders! Freeze dance: Play music or someone sings a song, and everyone dances. When the music stops, everyone must freeze. Last person still dancing becomes the judge for the next round Animal dance: Same as above but when the music stops, call out a name of an animal, and everyone has to become that animal Singing Singing songs to your baby help develop language Play or sing a song, and the first one to guess it right becomes the next leader Make up a song about handwashing or physical distancing.
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Score: 1021297.7 - https://www.unicef.org/vietnam/media/5276/file
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Its three distinct styles hail from the regions of Seraikella, Purulia and Mayurbhanj, the first two using masks. Chhau dance is intimately connected to regional festivals, notably the spring festival Chaitra Parva. Its origin is traceable to indigenous forms of dance and martial practices. Its vocabulary of movement includes mock combat techniques, stylized gaits of birds and animals and movements modelled on the chores of village housewives. Chhau is taught to male dancers from families of traditional artists or from local communities. The dance is performed at night in an open space to traditional and folk melodies, played on the reed pipes   mohuri   and   shehnai.
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Score: 1019628.2 - https://en.unesco.org/silkroad...-cultural-heritage/chhau-dance
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Traditionally, related knowledge and skills are transmitted from mother to daughter in craftswomen communities. Khorazm dance, Lazgi The movements of the Khorazm dance, Lazgi, exemplify human creativity in reflecting the sounds and phenomena of surrounding nature, feelings of love and happiness. Centuries-old, the Lazgi dance represents real life in all its movements, informed by the social life and activities of the local communities. Two types of the dance exist: the ‘scenery’ dance, involving concrete movements, and its interpretive form, focusing on improvisation and more changeable movements.
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Score: 1019370.4 - https://en.unesco.org/news/kyr...e-intangible-cultural-heritage
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This is the beginning of the farmers’ dance of China’s Korean ethnic group, a popular folk practice passed on by senior members of a community to younger generations. (...) Spreading from its agricultural origins to Korean people of all walks of life in both urban and rural areas, the dance has evolved considerably since it was brought to China at the end of the nineteenth century. (...) As the product of accumulated labour and wisdom, the farmers’ dance remains an important expression of the cultural heritage of China’s Korean ethnic group.
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Score: 1015412.9 - https://en.unesco.org/silkroad...nce-chinas-korean-ethnic-group
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UNHCR - Dance programme helps Venezuelan teen settle into new life in Panama Donate Do you need help? (...) "I thought I was going to die," she said. © UNHCR/Diana Diaz In addition to helping her make new friends, the programme, which has served more than 300 young people since receiving support from UNHCR in 2018, also rekindled Dayana’s passion for dance. As Panama’s mobility restrictions eased in January, Enlaces was able to organize more in-person activities, including the contemporary dance programme in which Dayana has taken a leading role. (...) “We can see the transformative role dance can have in the lives of Panamanian and refugee youth; they have come together in the spirit of friendship and empathy,” said Grandi.
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Score: 1014901.6 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-au/ne...en-settle-new-life-panama.html
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UNHCR - Dance programme helps Venezuelan teen settle into new life in Panama Donate Do you need help? (...) "I thought I was going to die," she said. © UNHCR/Diana Diaz In addition to helping her make new friends, the programme, which has served more than 300 young people since receiving support from UNHCR in 2018, also rekindled Dayana’s passion for dance. As Panama’s mobility restrictions eased in January, Enlaces was able to organize more in-person activities, including the contemporary dance programme in which Dayana has taken a leading role. (...) “We can see the transformative role dance can have in the lives of Panamanian and refugee youth; they have come together in the spirit of friendship and empathy,” said Grandi.
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Score: 1014901.6 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-ie/ne...en-settle-new-life-panama.html
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UNHCR - Dance programme helps Venezuelan teen settle into new life in Panama Donate Do you need help? (...) "I thought I was going to die," she said. © UNHCR/Diana Diaz In addition to helping her make new friends, the programme, which has served more than 300 young people since receiving support from UNHCR in 2018, also rekindled Dayana’s passion for dance. As Panama’s mobility restrictions eased in January, Enlaces was able to organize more in-person activities, including the contemporary dance programme in which Dayana has taken a leading role. (...) “We can see the transformative role dance can have in the lives of Panamanian and refugee youth; they have come together in the spirit of friendship and empathy,” said Grandi.
Language:English
Score: 1014901.6 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/ne...en-settle-new-life-panama.html
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UNHCR - Dance programme helps Venezuelan teen settle into new life in Panama Donate Do you need help? (...) "I thought I was going to die," she said. © UNHCR/Diana Diaz In addition to helping her make new friends, the programme, which has served more than 300 young people since receiving support from UNHCR in 2018, also rekindled Dayana’s passion for dance. As Panama’s mobility restrictions eased in January, Enlaces was able to organize more in-person activities, including the contemporary dance programme in which Dayana has taken a leading role. (...) “We can see the transformative role dance can have in the lives of Panamanian and refugee youth; they have come together in the spirit of friendship and empathy,” said Grandi.
Language:English
Score: 1014901.6 - https://www.unhcr.org/afr/news...en-settle-new-life-panama.html
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