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Words Related to Performing Arts - Asian Dance and Performance

Here you will learn some English words related to Asian dance and performance such as "dabke", "halay", and "mezmar".

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Words Related to Performing Arts
Dunhuang dance
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a traditional Chinese dance form that originated in the Dunhuang region and features graceful movements, colorful costumes, and cultural elements from the Silk Road era
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tinikling dance
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a Filipino folk dance that involves dancers nimbly navigating between striking bamboo poles, creating a distinctive tinkling sound
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Apsara dance
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a classical dance form originating from Cambodia, known for its graceful and ethereal movements depicting celestial nymphs in Hindu mythology
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Kathak
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a classical Indian dance form known for its intricate footwork, rhythmic patterns, expressive gestures, and storytelling elements, originating from northern India
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Bharatanatyam
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a classical Indian dance form characterized by intricate footwork, hand gestures, facial expressions, and elaborate costumes, with themes drawn from Hindu mythology
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kathakali
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a classical Indian dance-drama form from the state of Kerala, known for its vibrant makeup, elaborate costumes, stylized gestures, and dramatic performances depicting mythological stories
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kabuki
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a traditional Japanese dance-drama including mime, dance and singing, all performed by men
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noh
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a traditional Japanese theater form with masked performers, stylized movements, and poetic chants, known for its refined and subtle performances based on mythology, history, or folktales
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peacock dance
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a traditional dance that imitates the movements and beauty of a peacock, often performed with grace and flamboyance, and accompanied by elaborate costumes and props
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belly dance
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a type of dance in which a woman performs quick movements with her hips and belly, originated in the Middle East
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butoh
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a modern Japanese dance form characterized by slow, fluid movements, often with grotesque or surreal elements, and emphasizing themes of darkness, death, and the human condition
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lion dance
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a traditional Chinese dance performed during festive occasions, where performers mimic a lion's movements using a lion costume, accompanied by music, believed to bring good luck and fortune
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Peking opera
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a traditional Chinese theatrical art form combining singing, dancing, acting, and acrobatics, known for its colorful costumes, makeup, and stylized movements
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Chhau dance
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a traditional Indian dance form known for vibrant masks, energetic movements, and storytelling elements, often depicting Hindu mythology or folktales
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Menora
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a traditional dance form from the Philippines, known for its graceful movements and performed during festivities and celebrations
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tiger dance
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a traditional dance form that depicts the movements and behavior of a tiger, often performed during festivals, celebrations, or rituals
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Eisa
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a traditional Okinawan dance with energetic movements, dynamic drumming, and lively singing
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Baishou dance
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a Chinese folk dance for celebrations and good fortune
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Geommu
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a traditional Korean mask dance with colorful masks and costumes, performed during festivals and rituals
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ardah
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a traditional Saudi Arabian dance that involves synchronized movements, drumming, and chanting
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yowla
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a traditional Arabian dance with drumming, singing, and dancing, performed during celebrations and cultural events
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dabke
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a traditional Levantine folk dance with lively line and circle dances, stomping, and clapping, often performed at social gatherings and celebrations
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khaleegy
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a traditional Gulf dance style performed by women with graceful movements, colorful costumes, and traditional music
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khigga
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a traditional Oromo dance and music style with lively movements, vocal chants, and traditional instruments, performed at weddings, festivals, and social gatherings
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mezmar
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a traditional Middle Eastern double-reed wind instrument used in folk music and dance performances in North African and Middle Eastern countries
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hora
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a traditional circle dance with coordinated movements, often performed at social events and celebrations in Eastern Europe and the Balkans
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halay
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a traditional Turkish and Kurdish folk dance characterized by energetic and rhythmic movements, often performed in a line or circle formation
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Kuchipudi
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a classical Indian dance known for its intricate footwork, graceful movements, and expressive gestures, often performed in temples and cultural events in Andhra Pradesh, India
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Odissi
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a classical Indian dance with fluid movements, intricate footwork, and expressive gestures, originating from Odisha, India, often performed in temples and cultural events
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Sattriya
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a classical Indian dance form from Assam, known for its devotional themes, graceful movements, and expressive gestures, often performed in monasteries and cultural events
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Manipuri
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a classical Indian dance from Manipur known for its graceful movements, delicate hand gestures, and depiction of Hindu mythology and Manipuri culture
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Mohiniyattam
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a classical Indian dance from Kerala known for its graceful movements, subtle expressions, and feminine themes from Hindu mythology
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dragon dance
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a Chinese festive dance with a long dragon-shaped costume symbolizing good luck and prosperity, performed by a team of dancers
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nautch
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a traditional style of Indian dance characterized by rhythmic movements of the hands and feet, often performed by women as entertainment at social gatherings and festivities
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