Saturday, May 10, 2008

Ambrit Dance Festival

This past Thursday Ambrit-Rome International Schoolhad a Dance Festival with each grade performing. The festival featured dances from around the world. Everyone worked hard to prepare the dances and we all had fun on the day of the festival.
The 2nd grade performed a Canoe Dance
from the Haliwa-Saponi Nation of North America.

The 4th grade performed a Virginia Reel.

These are some of my 5th grade students
performing a traditional Tyrolean dance.

The 1st grade performed "Yuyake Koyake," 
a traditional Japanese dance.

The 3rd grade performed a Harlem street dance.

Prep performed a traditional Chinese ribbon dance.

The Kindergarten performed "Draw Me a Bucket of Water,"
a U.S. children's dance.

The 6th grade brought the Scottish "De'il Amang the Tailors."

The 7th grade performed "Les Bouffons,"
a Renaissance sword dance,
using sticks and pan lids for swords and shields.

We enjoyed "Kalamatianos," a traditional Greek dance,
performed by the 8th grade.

The Ambrit After School Dance Clubs performed Hip Hop.

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