Folk dance

Dozens of People Enter the Cold Waters to Celebrate Epiphany Breaking the Anti-Covid Rules

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.

Folk dancers celebrate Carnival in downtown Athens

Dancers dressed in traditional Greek costumes stand on a stage at Syntagma Square in central Athens, on Friday. The folk group also encouraged members of the public to join in traditional dances in the square in front of Parliament, as part of a series of events being organized by the City of Athens to celebrate the Carnival period, which ends on Sunday, February 18.

Vice principal's 'adultery' comments over folk dance draw reaction from CHP

Veli A?baba, the deputy head of the Republican People's Party (CHP), has criticized a vice principal of a school in the eastern province of Malatya for comments suggesting folk dancing is similar to "adultery." 

A?baba said the mindset of the vice principal, identified as N.T., is no different than that of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Festival of Indian Culture at the Village Museum of Bucharest

From Friday, May 23, to Sunday, May 25, the Festival of Indian Culture - Namaste India is set to take place, comprising of Hindi, Sanskrit, and Bengali language lessons, demonstrations of traditional yoga, art demonstration of henna decoration, classical Indian dances - Odissi, Bharatanatyam, Mohiniattam, and Kathak, the history and evolution of the 'sari' over time, mandala, Indi