DANCE AND SPIRITUALITY

LIST OF DANCES

This is an alphabetical list of the dances mentioned in this website .
Each dance is linked to the page where it is mentioned
An asterix suggests that the dance is registered as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO

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A

Aloenes Greek Antiquity

Anastenaria Greece Bulgaria

Anteisterios Greek Antiquity

Anthema Greek Antiquity
Aïssawa Maghreb

Ahidouss Morocco

Awm Mapuches (Chili)

B

Bahilicos Greek Antiquity

Beesu Kamsale India

Bharatanatyam India

Bii Biyelgee Mongolia

Black Hat (Cham) Tibet

Bon Odori Japan

Bookolos Greek Antiquity

Bora/Burbung Australian Aborigins

Bouriyan/Buriha Brasil

C

* Caboclino Brazil (Amazon)

Cemetery  (Cham) Tibet

Cham  Tibet
Chamundi (Cham) Tibet

Coribantum Greek Antiquity

Corroboree  Australian Aborigins

D

Dambali Kashmir

Dan Benin

Debate Tibet

Deer (Cham) Tibet

Dihiyates  Algeria

Dragon Dance  China

E

Epicredros Greek Antiquity

Epilenios Greek Antiquity

F

Figure Dance Egyptian Antiquity

Five Dakinis (Cham) Tibet

Four Faces of Buddha Thailand

Funeral Dances  Egyptian Antiquity

Funeral Dances Greek Antiquity

G

Gaarudi Gombe Mela India

Gbêloko Benin

Geranos  Greek Antiquity

Ghost North American Indian

Gigaku Japan

*Gnawa Maghreb

Gorani Armenia

Guedele Benin

Gurdjieff  Movements

H

Haka Maoris (New Zealand)

Hare Rama Hare Krishna Kunitha India

He Ya Na Na  North American Indian
Harige Kunitha India

Halka Morocco

Haru Matsuri (spring festival) Japan

Hasidic  Judaïsm

Hêbiosso/Shango Benin

Huayno Quetchuas

Hula Hawai

Hymeneal  Greek Antiquity

I

Inti Raymi Peru (Incas)

J
L

Liturgical Dance Christianity

Lion Dance China

M

Manipuri India

Mikagura Japan

Min Feast Dances Egyptian Antiquity

Mohiniyattam India

Moriscas Central America

Moujarad Morocco

N

Nandi Dhwaja Kunitha India

Neriyeleg Mongolia

Nile Flood Feast Dances Egyptian Antiquity

Ñillatun Mapuches (Chili)

P

Paian Greek Antiquity
Papuri Armenia

Partheneia Greek Antiquity

* Pascolas Mexico

Pataa Kunitha India

Pehuenche Mapuches (Chili)

Poi Maoris (New Zealand)

Pooja Kunitha India

Q
R

Rom Vanuatu

S

*Sada Shin Noh Japan

Sakpata Benin

*Sama Sufi

Sato Kagura Japan

Sattriya India

Sed Festival Dances Egyptian Antiquity
Shana (Cham) Bhutan

Shirasagi-No-Mai (White Heron Dance) Japan

Sleeves Dance  China

Somana Kunitha India

Stomp North American Indian

Sumamao Argentina

Sun North American Indian

T

Tanoura Egypt

Tsutsube Kalahari San people

W

Whale Dances Inuits  

X
Y

Yap Micronesia

*Yeongsanjae  Korea

YI (Row) Dance China

Yokhor Mongolia

Z

Zar Egypt

Zangbétô Benin

Zema Ethiopia

Zikr Sufi

The Hungarian dancer Nikolska credit Benaki Museum
Isadora Duncan Credit : CambridgeCore
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