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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th February 2024, 11:05 AM
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some Hussar related : Hussar dance from the...

some Hussar related :

Hussar dance from the Ukraine

https://folkways.si.edu/michala-thomasa-ukrainska-orchestra/tanec-husar-hussar-dance/world/music/track/smithsonian

Czech Hussar dance...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th December 2023, 07:39 PM
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nice touch in the present days.... ...

nice touch in the present days....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn-WBYV3KLo
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th July 2022, 11:05 PM
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courtesey to Ren Ren who wrote "In particular,...

courtesey to Ren Ren who wrote "In particular, the knife, persistently referred to as "surmene", is called the "circumpontian knife" (циркумпонтийский нож). This term is derived from the Greek word...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th June 2022, 11:22 PM
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courtesy to ariel who pointed me to a zeibek...

courtesy to ariel who pointed me to a zeibek yataghan and the zeibek warriors.
Zeybeks, or sometimes Zeibeks /Greek: Ζεϊμπέκοι Zeibekoi; Ottoman Turkish: زیبك, romanized: zeybek
...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th October 2021, 08:38 PM
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Posted By gp
although the Moluccans had a reputation as fierce...

although the Moluccans had a reputation as fierce fighters, so one ought to respect their women and they ought not to be ignored. Strongminded, tough and proud as well. Showing their status, position...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th March 2021, 06:47 PM
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Posted By gp
a Mortlock Knive dance from Bougainville: ...

a Mortlock Knive dance from Bougainville:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibbO0uy55Zo

and that it is not only a men's world ...
can be seen in this vid by this enchanting lady:
...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th March 2021, 08:10 PM
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Posted By gp
a Lapunti dance ...

a Lapunti dance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGTVFY0eqSM
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th March 2021, 08:07 PM
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Posted By gp
a dagger dance from Yemen ...

a dagger dance from Yemen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1KKLTKb5I4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gKBAog5BTQ
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th January 2021, 11:01 AM
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Posted By gp
many, especially rugby lovers, know the famous...

many, especially rugby lovers, know the famous Haka of the Kiwi's ...
but this one I dare say is more interesting as it shows the dancers in full regalia

...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th January 2021, 07:43 PM
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Posted By gp
talking Celts.... here some lasses who...

talking Celts....

here some lasses who commemorate the heavy price their Alba ancestors paid at Culloden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c8ajzk5bAg
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th January 2021, 07:14 PM
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Posted By gp
and after all those dances from far away, now 2...

and after all those dances from far away, now 2 from my cousins in Belgium:

ancient ones and originating from the Middle Ages with Celtic influences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Msrtz2YTcic...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd January 2021, 10:32 AM
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Posted By gp
beautiful the kampilan dance; such elegance ! the...

beautiful the kampilan dance; such elegance ! the left hand movements / technique at 1:53 reminds me of my old pentjak silat days, many years ago...


here a silat sword dance :
...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st January 2021, 10:22 AM
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Posted By gp
native American war dance : ...

native American war dance :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-stkMRVkCIU

another one in which the weapon ( axe) has similarities with the pre columbian axe from the Maya and Aztecs.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th September 2020, 11:30 PM
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Posted By gp
War Dance in Congo of the Ba Mongo: ...

War Dance in Congo of the Ba Mongo:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsFT-TeUrP4

the Konda:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koQ0ynPZQGA

and the Kuba:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd September 2020, 10:56 PM
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Posted By gp
in the Netherlands there is a big Mollucan...

in the Netherlands there is a big Mollucan community, most from the Southern Islands like (Ambon), but each with their own traditions and cultural variety

Hereby 3 examples from the Northern...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd September 2020, 10:33 PM
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Posted By gp
a Tamil dance from India 1949 with knives @ 1:40...

a Tamil dance from India 1949 with knives @ 1:40 min. by the Travancore Sisters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HUpgOmxdFI
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd June 2020, 10:20 PM
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Posted By gp
our dearest friends in Mexico were in...

our dearest friends in Mexico were in Precolumbian times already very familiar with sword & club like weapons
like the Aztec's Macuahuitl ( the one with feathers called 'hungry wood') and a...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st June 2020, 11:35 PM
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Posted By gp
Sioux ghost and buffalo dance filmed by Thomas...

Sioux ghost and buffalo dance filmed by Thomas Edison in 1894
(only the first 20 secs one can clearly see some weapons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQGW5a0q51w
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st June 2020, 11:23 PM
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Views: 31,044
Posted By gp
into some romance...? but be warned...."not for...

into some romance...? but be warned...."not for the faint-hearted"


The knife dance is a Persian wedding ritual. The bridesmaids swipe the cake knife and the groom has to pay up to get the knife...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th May 2020, 07:06 PM
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Posted By gp
The Rugova war dance (Albanian: Vallja me shpata...

The Rugova war dance (Albanian: Vallja me shpata e Rugovės or Loja Luftarake e Rugovės; Serbian: Борбена руговска игра) is a traditional Albanian sword dance named after the Rugova region in Kosovo....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th May 2020, 06:46 PM
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Posted By gp
Moreska is a romantic war dance with swords that...

Moreska is a romantic war dance with swords that spread originally from the Mediterranean countries in the 12th and 13th centuries.
It is supposed that Moreška first came to Korčula (Dalmatia -...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd May 2020, 11:04 PM
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Views: 31,044
Posted By gp
Dance & Weapons

Thanks to Ariel and his shaska topic which gave me the idea for this topic.

First it brought me back to my own pencak silat days. With Pencak Silat each student has to prove his graduation for...
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