Salsa dancing was among the first casualties of restrictions on close-contact indoor activities during the coronavirus pandemic - and among the last in the U.K. to see bans lifted.
Now enthusiasts of the paired-dance technique set to Latin beats of the same name have wasted no time shimmying back onto the dance floor.
Akay Üstünel emerged victorious at the Red Bull Dance Your Style Turkey Final held on July 4 in Istanbul's Beylikdüzü Yaşam Valley, defeating 16 of some of the top street dance names in the country.
The dancers participating in the competition have performed one by one to be the name that will take place in the world final.
A group of artists in the Aegean province of İzmir has implemented a street dance project with the slogan "dance knows no borders and no place" amid the pandemic period.
Coming together for the project held as part of April 29, World Dance Day, they danced in the city's squares, parks, bazaars and side streets.
Dozens of men set foot in the waters of Tundzha river in Kalofer for the traditional ritual of saving the cross, and to play the famous male ethnic dance of the Epiphany.
Due to the pandemic, there was no official organization, but many people gathered to follow tradition. Law enforcement forces tried to stop the dance, but it still happened.
Music and dance as a healing balm for pandemic-weary souls is what Spain's Joaquin Cortes had in mind for his new show that opens this Christmas ahead of a global tour.
After a year away from the stage, the legendary flamenco artist who has been dancing for nearly four decades, returns to the spotlight on December 23 when his new show debuts at Madrid's WiZink auditorium.