round dance

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Synonyms for round dance

a folk dance

a ballroom dance characterized by revolving movement

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Why did the round dance tactic of INM spread to Toronto more easily than, say, Halifax?
The liner notes also give the Cree legend of the Round Dance.
Given the setting of a country wedding in The Late Lancashire Witches, the hornpipe referred to in the scene is likely a round dance for couples.
Fluctuating between literal interpretations of the scenes described by Bouchard and Willier and more abstract cultural representations that com-pliment the musical selection and extend the narrative to a truly multi-media project Poitras's skillful brushstrokes accentuate the cyclical nature of the story and the graceful movements of the Round Dance.
And in the concluding Grand Duo, on the stage where Birmingham Royal Ballet gave the first performance by a British company of a New Yorker's reconstruction of Nijinsky's choreography in June, here was a Rite-style round dance.
The performance ended with a round dance that encircled a colorful centre disk representing the turtle's back--Turtle Island, our home, North America.
The performance ended with a round dance that encircled a colourful centre disk representing the turtle's back--Turtle Island--our home, North America.
Maynard Dixon's painting Round Dance is typical of his paintings: simplified shapes, strong colors, and an unromantic view of Western life.
This round dance of arms, legs, bellies, and hair only distantly resembles a fashion show-a dance or stage play even less.
The structure of the dance came almost directly from the Paiute Round Dance.
Incorporating time-honored traditions like tai chi and belly dancing, Andes shows how women can become fit and toned while performing soft, round dance moves.
There are three dances: the round dance, the sickle dance (used only by the Italian race of mellifera), the waggle dance.
Performers from tribes such as the Hopi, Dine', Akimel O'Odham, San Carlos Apache and Cree will take the stage as they guide attendees on a unique sensory journey through time and culture that culminates in an audience-participation round dance, bringing the immersion experience full circle.
The apology was originally organized as a flash mob round dance to support Moostoos, but changed to a ceremony when he agreed to hear the apology.
The majority of the songs are round dance, but there are two Traditional Women's songs, which are similar to very fast round dances.