Dancing As A World That Did Not Know Dancing

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Can you image a world that did not know dancing? When I asked this question to my friends, one of them answered, how can we have fun without dancing? People dance when they feel comfortable, and they also can dance when having fun because people, as human beings, have known instinctively that dancing with rhythm makes them happy. It is interesting that people all already know how to dance. However, we might not have an idea why people know how to dance, and where the pleasant feelings that you can get due to dance came from. Without a doubt, dancing was fundamentally not made in the 21st century. It was made and built by ancient people before the birth of the earliest human civilizations. Dance does not leave behind clearly identifiable physical artifacts such as stone tools, hunting implements, or cave paintings ( Champion and Thomas, 2). People have danced to pray and communicate with god, and these dances also have been an important part of ceremonies, rituals, celebrations, and entertainment. Even though time passed since dancing began, dance is always about communication among people, and they are required several kinds of dance style to show their expression. One of the dances which people have handed down from the ancient times is folk dance. Folk dance is a form of dance developed by a group of people that reflects the traditional life of the people of a certain country or region. Besides, folk dances, unlike most other dance forms, tend to have stringent rules,…

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