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   Friday, September 20, 2019 

Brazilian Dancing

By Molly Bennett

 News / World News     

Brazilian dancing contains many elements that are derived from Africa, and Portugal. The Brazilian dancing is performed together with a partner. There are many sorts of Brazilian dance as well as samba, carimbo, and forro.


The samba dance may be a rhythmical dance that's performed since the 1800s. The Samba dance consists of a series of steps. The Samba no pe requires the dancers to bend the knee whereas keeping the body straight.Throughout the performance, the dancer only move the feet a few inches. Samba dancing is often performed by women that have young age. The performer can dance in step with the music beat. Men dancers never wear shoes whereas the ladies dancers typically wear high heel shoes. Samba de Gafieira dance is performed during the 1940s. Samba Pagode has similar dance steps with Samba de Gafeira. However, Samba de Gafeira involves less acrobatic movement.

The Carimbo is a Brazilian dance that involves the utilization of huge drums. Carimbo refers to drum in the native language. Carimbo dance is originated from the northern region in Brazil. The drums that are employed in the Carimbo dance is called Carimbo drum. The carimbo dance has many components of the African, and Portuguese. The female dancers will wear a gauzy skirt during the performance. The dance receives the influence from the Caribbean. The designs in Carimbo dance that mirrored the influence of the Caribbean embrace Kompa, Zouk and meringue. The French/Spanish styles are also shown throughout the carimbo dance.

Lundu used to be a dance of the Africans that are brought into Brazil to work as slaves. The Lundu dance becomes well known throughout Brazil beginning from the 1600s. The music instruments utilized in Lundu dance embody the guitar and piano. Drums are also played during the Lundu dance performance.

Forro comes from the northeastern region in Brazil. The Forro dance shows several influences of the European classic folks styles. The Chula vogue is distinguished throughout the Forro dance. Forro dance is performed during the Festa Junina that is held every year. Festa Junina could be a culture festival that's celebrated by the Catholics. Throughout the Sao John's day, many folks will gather around to observe the Forro dance. The term Forro springs from forrobodo. Forrobodo means that commotion or nice party in the native language. During the Forro dance performance, you may observe a group of individuals taking part in the accordions and triangles.

 About the Author     

Molly Bennett has been writing articles online for nearly 2 years now. Not only does this author specialize in crime,you can also check out his latest website about: Oil Painting Reproductions Which reviews and lists the best Art Oil Painting Reproduction

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