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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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.
The annual Janadriyah festival, named after the village near Riyadh where it is held, will showcase camel and horse-racing spectaculars, sword dancing, poetry and music as well as crafts such as carpet-weaving, pottery, costumes and cuisine.
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.
Sword dancing in Kirkburton can trace its history to the turn of the 19th century and, in its modern form, to 1974 with the creation of the Kirkburton Rapier Dancers.
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.
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'.
PRINCE Charles obviously doesn't know much about sword dancing but at least he was prepared to give it a stab yesterday.
They held workshops of traditional English sword dancing - a version of morris dancing - to modern day street dancing.