In Egypt, they don’t call it “belly dance”, their dance is not about the belly, it is a dance that consists of and is evolved from formal classical training and the unique technique from their Folkloric dance culture and history.
It is a very old expressive dance form consisting of many different dance styles. The dance consists of movements which interpret the melodies in the music.
The roots of modern day ‘Belly dance’ is Egyptian Folkloric dances. Egypt has her own music and dance which reflect identity. There are a lot of different traditional dancing styles, men are also as involved as women.
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