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

Poster Tokyo CID festival 2019
Poster of 32d CID World Congress
A

Aloenes Greek Antiquity

Anastenaria Greece Bulgaria

Anteisterios Greek Antiquity

Anthema Greek Antiquity
Aïssawa Maghreb

Ahidouss Morocco

Apsara  Cambodia 

Awm Mapuches (Chili)

B

Bahilicos Greek Antiquity

Balam  Nepal 

Beesu Kamsale India

Bharatanatyam India

Bhuwa Naach  Nepal 

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

Dhannanch  Nepal 

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

Hanuman  Nepal 

He Ya Na Na  North American Indian
Harige Kunitha India

Halka Morocco

Haru Matsuri (spring festival) Japan

Hasidic  Judaïsm

Hêbiosso/Shango Benin

Hikayat Seri Rama  Malaysia 

Huayno Quetchuas

Hula Hawai

Hymeneal  Greek Antiquity

I

Inti Raymi Peru (Incas)

Igorot  Philippines 

J

Jharra Nepal

Jihijiyadanna  Nepal

Jikey  Malaysia

K

Kokou We/Djagui Di Benin

Karagada Kolata India

Karadi Kunitha India

Kartik  Nepal 

Kakawin Indonesia

Kaura  Nepal 

Kecak  Indonesia 

Keelukudure KunithaIndia

Kolata India

Kohomba  Sri Lanka 

Khon  Thailand 

L

Lakhone  Laos 

Lakhe  Nepal 

Lam Vong  Laos 

Layang Emas  Malaysia 

Liturgical Dance Christianity

Lion Dance China

Lumad  Philippines 

M

Manipuri India

Maharadia Lawana philippines 

Maruni Nepal 

Mayur Nanch  Nepal 

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)

Nora  Thailand

P

Paian Greek Antiquity
Papuri Armenia

Partheneia Greek Antiquity

* Pascolas Mexico

Pataa Kunitha India

Pancha Buddha Nitrya  Nepal

Pehuenche Mapuches (Chili)

PHRA Laotian 

Poi Maoris (New Zealand)

Pooja Kunitha India

Q
R

Ramayana India

Ramakein Thailand 

Rom Vanuatu

*Reamker  Cambodia

S

*Sada Shin Noh Japan

Sakpata Benin

*Sama Sufi

Sato Kagura Japan

Sattriya India

Shanak Tibet

Sed Festival Dances Egyptian Antiquity

Singkil  Philippines

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

Yama Zatdaw Myanmar 

*Yeongsanjae  Korea

YI (Row) Dance China

Yokhor Mongolia

Z

Zar Egypt

Zangbétô Benin

Zema Ethiopia

Zikr Sufi

The Hungarian dancer Nikolska credit Benaki Museum
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