10 Most Famous Dance Styles in the World

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Dancing is entertaining. Whether you can or you can’t but you dance.

Here we’ve listed 10 most popular dance styles performed all over the world.

You will probably be familiar with some of the styles, and this list discusses some dances from different cultures that will be new to you.

1. Hip-hop Dance

Hip-hop dance refers to “Street Dance” styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture.

It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which were created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.

This dance style, usually danced to hip hop music that evolved from the hip hop culture. Hip dance consists primarily of moves executed close to the ground.

2. Tap Dance

Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by a tapping sound that is created from metal plates that are attached to both the ball and heel of the dancer’s shoe.

These metal plates, when tapped against a hard surface, create a percussive sound and as such the dancers are considered to be musicians.

3. Yangko Dance

The Yangko dance is a traditional folk dance of the Han Chinese. It originated from China and happens to be a popular part of their culture.

It involves swaying of the body to certain rhythms. The waist and the hip are used to drive feet in order to sync with the music.

The dance has a one thousand year history in China and is usually performed in the Lantern Festival.

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