The art of dance

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  • Folk dance

    Throughout history dance has given various nations an opportunity to record their experiences, feelings and personalities. Not all nations have been able to create strong ...
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  • Dance festivals

    In 1934 the first Estonian Games or National Games of Gymnastics and Sports were organised in Tallinn, one part of which was performance of folk ...
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  • The beginning of modern dance and classical ballet

    Estonian artistic dance, i.e. the dance of theatre stages or concert halls, did not grow out of the traditions of folk dance, but rather ...
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  • Modern dance in Estonia today

    During the Soviet era, modern dance could not develop in Estonia. It was forbidden, as were most of the 'evils of the West'. After regaining ...
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