Cambodia Folk Dance

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Folk Dance is extremely popular in Cambodia. Built up in the 20th century, fold dance focuses on various cultural traditions and ethnic groups of Cambodia.

Cambodia folk dances are usually fast-paced than classical dances and the movements and gestures are as not as stylized a classical dance. Many folk dances present stories about love. In these love stories, women are portrayed as hardworking, shy, demurring and coy while men are strong, unrestrained, roguish and assertive. After many times of rejection, the men at last succeed in winning the women’s heart with a compromise to meet again. This kind of dance is playful and energetic which will bring audience joyful time and further knowledge about Cambodia traditions.

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