This category contains English language sites relating to folk dancing styles from Armenia. The Armenian diaspora led to a large population outside of Armenia, who retained aspects of their culture, including dance. Armenian folk dance thus also includes the dances of these groups which offer several 'dialects' due to local influences. For example Armenians from Lebanon have picked up Arabic influences such as the debka hold, Kurdish Armenians adopt crouching movements whilst those in America include more swaying and hip movement than the traditional style.
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Antranig Dance Ensemble
Performs traditional dances in NY metropolitan area. Features events, dancers and information about lessons.
Armenian state dance troupe. With information on their art director, Norayr Mehrabyan, repertoire, and a list of projects.
Offers dance video clips as well as images of Armenian events.
Hamazkayin Ani Dance Company
Armenian traditional folk dance group from LA. See schedule of performances, pictures, and group history.
Sayat Nova Dance Company of Boston
Includes information about rehearsals, bookings and donations, the resume of the director, calendar of events and a gallery of pictures.
The:Dance : Armenian Troupe
New York Times review of the Navasart Armenian Folk Ensemble summarising the dance styles.
Specialist in Armenian dance, music, choreography and ethnography based in California, USA, offers dance classes, workshops, lectures and live music. Includes profile, class and event, schedules, information on orchestras, merchandise, video clips, and contact details.
van Geel, Tineke
Instructor of Armenian, Dutch and international folk dance, based in the Netherlands. Includes profile, information on folk music CDs, and past and future dance tours, and contact details.
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