Social dance

UK salsa enthusiasts get back on dance floor

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.

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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.

Dancing cheek to cheek? Argentine tango faces curbs as coronavirus spreads

If it takes two to tango, then the national dance of Argentina may come up one short in the age of coronavirus.

Tango classes, shows and milongas - traditional tango gatherings - have been suspended in capital Buenos Aires for at least 15 days as the dance community follows the government's lead in banning public events.

Tango Lovers Festival | Athens | January 31 - February 4

Acclaimed dance ensembles from around the world, as well as local acts, come together in the Greek capital for a five-day celebration of one of the most popular dance genres in the world. The Tango Lovers Festival is spread out over three venues and, apart from displays, also includes workshops and parties.

Swing on Ermou | Athens | June 25

DJs Lady Kitty Blonde - aka Josephine Ivanova, founder of Athens Swing Cats and collector of rare swing music - and Constantinos Daskagiannis - one of the oldest Lindy Hoppers on the Athens scene - will be providing the music for a big open-air swing party taking place on the corner of pedestrianized Ermou Street and Pireos on Sunday, June 25, starting at 8.30 p.m.

First festival of Argentine tango for kids

The first international festival of Argentine tango for kids and youth - Tangira me! (It matters to me) will take place in Belgrade on October 16-18.

The first international festival of Argentine tango for kids and youth - Tangira me! (It matters to me) will take place at Student Cultural Center and Teatar 78 in Belgrade on October 16-18, Institute Tango Natural announced.

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