Oriental dances

Mexican Marquesitas are the wonder of Mérida

Photo: MaElena1 (Getty Images) Despite the widespread American feel of a country filled with endless beach resorts, tacos and margaritas, Mexico’s culture and culinary traditions are as diverse as its landscape. I’ve hiked the mountains of Puerto Vallarta, the serene coasts of Oaxaca, and the rainforests of Chiapas, but my …

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Watch Pinoys Random K-Pop Dances on YouTube

Hongdae is my favorite place in Seoul, South Korea-IIt’s like any other shopping street during the day. But it turns into a bustling center of buskers where you can watch street concerts at night. Talented artists, young and old, influence you with music, and a bunch of bands dance to …

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Elderly man dances after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

The daily beast Prince William and Kate Middleton’s 10th birthday is the calm before the storm Illustration photo by The Daily Beast / Photos via Getty It’s been 10 years since Prince William walked into Westminster Abbey, leaned over his stepfather Michael Middleton and joked: ‘It was supposed to be …

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Nowruz Online connects Americans to the world

Members of the Rastak group (Negar Ezazi, right, playing the daf, a large tambourine, and Piran Mohajeri, playing the oud) perform on stage. (© Avahid Salemi / AP Images) A traditional Persian New Year table setting includes seven elements that each symbolize something important, such as beauty, longevity, or patience. …

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‘Dance Xchange on Air’ in motion

Halili-Cruz Laiya Ballet School Just before the world came to a halt due to the pandemic, Shirley Halili-Cruz gathered 10,000 dancers to perform “Unity Dance” as part of the Guinness World Record’s Largest Dance Contingent category. The choreography reflected her vision as chairperson of the National Culture Commission and the …

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Uzbek music ensemble to perform in Shusha

February 16, 2021 4:47 PM (UTC + 04: 00) 1374 By Laman Ismayilova Uzbek music ensemble “Ozbegim Yoshlari” will perform in Shusha. The relevant agreement was reached during a meeting between the director of the Azerbaijani Cultural Center Samir Abbasov and the artistic director of the music group Ozbegim Yoshlari, …

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