What is the traditional dance of Thailand?

What is the traditional dance called?

The term “folk dance” is sometimes applied to dances of historical importance in European culture and history; typically originating before the 20th century. For other cultures the terms “ethnic dance” or “traditional dance” are sometimes used, although the latter terms may encompass ceremonial dances.

What is the best traditional dance?

Ten Dances Around the World

  • The Samba of Brazil.
  • The Flamenco of Spain.
  • The Dragon Dance of China.
  • The Viennese Waltz of Austria.
  • Hopak — Kiev, Ukraine.
  • Adumu “Aigus” — Kenya and Tenzania.
  • The Zaouli mask dance of the Ivory Coast.
  • The Haka of New Zealand.

What is Thai fingernail dance?

Fon lep (fingernail dance): A northern Thai dance style. Each dancer wears six-inch-long brass fingernails. The long fingernails accentuate the finger movement of each dancer. Dancers wear their hair in a chignon-style with a yellow jasmine flower tiara.

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