THE WORLD IN SOUNDS

 

 
 

What came first? Music or Conflict?

It is a rethorical question, of course! Music, the harmoious gathering of sounds has accompanied the human existence ever since the very beginnings. Music was a part of human action in times of war and peace, always inspiring, always encouraging, always a symbol of eternal youth.

How about going ona trip among music and dance around the world? It is magic and a peacebuilding act in itself!

Learn the legends of various dances and their symbolic significance in the world! Pick from the galery bellow and DO TRY IT YOURSELF:

Indian Dance

Dance and music are an integral part of Indian life. The Natya Shastra, written by Baratha between 2 B.C. and 2 A.D., is the source for all forms of Indian classical dance. It is regarded as the fifth Veda.

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Latin Dance

Salsa refers to a fusion of informal dance styles having roots in the Caribbean (especially in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the United States), Latin and North America. The dance originated in Cuba through the mixture of Mambo, Danzón, Guaguancó, Cuban Son, and other typical Cuban dance forms. Salsa is danced to Salsa music. There is a strong Afro-Caribbean influence in the music as well as the dance.

 

Konkoran

The Kankoran is called a guardian spirit by the Mandinka which embodies the spirit of the bush

Wih unknown origins, dating back to the pre-roman time, CALUS is the oldest Romanian dance. They are said to drive away the evil spirits through a secret ritual.

 

 
 
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