Category Archive: Dance Travel

Stability on #WordyMonday

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On November 16th, 2010 the building of human castles (Castells) by teams (Collers Castalleres) was declared by UNESCO to be one of the ‘Masterpieces Of Oral And Intangible Heritage of Humanity’. The tradition… Continue reading

London Pride

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England, Italy, Norway, Romania, Portugal, Poland, Germany, India, Bulgaria, France, Turkey, Greece, Afghanistan, Chechenia, Australia, Canada, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Hong Kong, Argentina, Georgia, Sweden, Finland… It sounds like a random list of nations,… Continue reading

Researching influences on fandangos in Huelva

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The experiences I had in Huelva, during the first two days of this trip around Andalusia would have been a privilege even in times of economic plenty. Country representatives, those responsible for logistics,… Continue reading

Jondo on #WordyMonday

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“It’s Hondo” says Jackie. “Yes, Jondo” I reply. I’m staying with an old friend in Gibraltar while consolidating the information gathered from two days of research on the influences and growth of the… Continue reading

Wonderful Huelva

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What an incredible experience! The people at Cerro de Andevalo and the beautiful environmentally friendly boutique hotel Narayana Casa Camilo laid on an extraordinary night. This traditional flamenco from the area – from… Continue reading

Rugose on #wordymonday

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Image: Aboriginal Elder ready to sing at the 2011 KALACC Festival It’s Wordy Monday again and because I’ve still not had any suggestions I picked the word Rugose as today’s theme. I thought… Continue reading

Rain Dancers of Vuokatti

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Both images: Strictly style dance competitors in the rain in Vuokatti, 2011 The weather has been horrible today – dull, grey, wet and far too cold – but I’m off to somewhere marginally… Continue reading

London Waiting

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All images: Aila Floyd of The Bees Knees and travelling dancer Andrew Stone dancing around London I’ve written this post in response to further media uproar about a presented inequity in terms of… Continue reading

Hoops and Watcher (and win tickets on #WorldAIDSDay)

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All images: Performers at Milo Miles’ Productions performance of Tainted Virtue at the Brickhouse Here’s a final selection of the images that didn’t make it to the article on cabaret that I recently… Continue reading

Ugandans in London

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All images: Ugandan dancers in London Last Monday evening I went to a celebration of Ugandan culture. One of a series of events associated with the World Travel Market, I choose it because… Continue reading