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Ppt traditional dances and clothes

  1. 1. Traditional Dances and Clothes BELGIUM
  2. 2. Belgium: YOUNG country!• Belgium was founded in 1830 after Belgian Revolution• Independant from The Netherlands• Still a lot of Dutch habits
  3. 3. Traditional Clothing• Big difference between rich and poor
  4. 4. • Mostly dark coloured fabrics• Wooden shoes and white dotted red scarves
  5. 5. • Many professions had their own uniforms: ‘de Champetter’: a policeman ‘de Pastoor’: a priest
  6. 6. Folkdance?• Traditional dance on typical music linked to a place.• Passed from generation to generation.• No permanent partner.• Purpose: to meet each other.• Following rhythm of seasons.• Around important events or religious celebrations.
  7. 7. Some history.• Our region: 12 folkdances with European influences:• Couple Dances: Jan Smet, Kletskesdans, Walking Dance, Jan Pirrewit, Polka Step and Stripe• Column Dance• Kissing Dance (Kuskesdans)• Seven Leaps (Zevensprong)• Luksie• Mieke Stout• Klepperwals
  8. 8. • Some dances expressed games:• The Garde Sus• Broom dances• Koterhaken-dance• Stick dances• Egg dance• Rozenhoed-dances• Dances with unclear origin:• The Horlepiep• Vendel Waving
  9. 9. Advantages:• Folk dance stimulates:• Social development• Coordination• Orientation in space and time• Body control• Rhythm and musical sense
  10. 10. • Let there besome good influence from our Eastern and Soutern neighbours!!

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