sword dancing

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Noun1.sword dancing - any of various dances by men who step nimbly over swords or flourish them in the airsword dancing - any of various dances by men who step nimbly over swords or flourish them in the air
folk dance, folk dancing - a style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)
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Dancers Fiona Ross, Carol Cooper and Irene Baxter, all from Aberdeen, compete in the sword dancing
The cultural events being held in Lahore will include performances of traditional sword dancing, cultural dance, folk music, and others.
The folk dancing group was formed in 1974 during the sword dancing revival of the 1970s.
He was selected to compete in the National Morris and Sword Dancing Festival, but was also offered a trial for the English Schools Football Association's under-14 team, which fell on the same day, and opted to attend the latter.
Sitting on the tradition Arabic seating an RVIS parent described the atmosphere as "welcoming, rich in culture, an event I look forward to every year." The excitement continued throughout the day with students and parents practicing their sword dancing, community members conversing over traditional food, and ladies decorating their hands and arms with henna.
The event also included a flag-raising ceremony and a marching display by members of the Qatar Armed Forces, traditional sword dancing, and a vintage car show.
Dancers were headed by a group of Irish dancers, Clan na Gael, together with traditional Morris Dancing and Sword Dancing.
I have recently discovered in the Morpeth Herald news of seven further nineteenth-century sword dancing competitions from Northumberland coal-mining villages, following on from the 1881 'monster sword dancing competition' at Blyth reported on in FMJ in 2007.
Abdulmohsen bin Abdulaziz Al-Tuwaijiri, deputy minister of the National Guard, said the event "celebrates Saudi identity by showcasing the arts, sword dancing, various symposiums, poetry and cuisine." The prominent guests included Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Bahraini crown prince; Sheikh Hamid bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, president of the Court of Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince; Riyadh Gov.
Children learnt aditional songs and clog and sword dancing during eir Northumberland Golden Day.
It was also home to cultural traditions like rapper sword dancing and pitman poet Tommy Armstrong.
New York, April 28 ( ANI ): Scores of Sikhs participated in their 26th annual parade here over the weekend, with an aim to spread awareness about Sikhism, the Sikh martial arts and an exhibition of sword dancing during the 'Nagar Kirtan'.