Sunday, June 17, 2007

Latin Dancing

Latina Danza de Arte at its best:

The above is the older form of Latina Dance or Latina Danza which was socially danced during the 1880 - 1910s before the Westernization of the Island Cuba. The dance they are dancing is the guanguanarach / guanguanacha [ diverse spellings ]; though the males are absent.

As a side line...

Tri Falcon and Dove Dance Academy, soon to be the first in developing a Dance Magnet City plan for dance instruction first serving, via Ithaca's Social Dance Economy Program, Ithaca, New York, then Syracuse, Elmira, Binghamton during the second stage; thirdly, Rochester, Albany, Troy, Liverpool, Corning, Buffalo, New York City, Deposit at Scotts, Kenmore, Williamsville; and finally, Washington, D.C., Toronto, and Chicago, where alumni of TFDDA is already developing an Alumni Associations of TFDDA.

If you believe that credit is due to the peoples of Cuba in developing the rich traditions within the diversities of Latina Danza de Arte, then consider joining one of the groups which will be reported on later....