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Bolly-Bhangra Fusion Workshop | Swapnil Dagliya

  • Shoonya Dance Centre Stapelplein 41 Gent Belgium (map)

For the very first time ever in Belgium, we are organising a Bollywood X Bhangra Fusion workshop with our teacher Swapnil Dagliya.

Day & Date: Sunday 19 May 2019
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm (120 mins)
Facilitator: Swapnil Dagliya

Bollywood is a fusion dance style based on Indian film music with influences from classical Indian dance, folk dance, pop & Jazz. Bhangra is a highly energetic Indian folk dance from the state of Punjab, usually danced by men, to celebrate a good harvest.

* 10:30 am - 11:30 am Bollywood & Bhangra: Technique

In this module we will build a vocabulary of the Bollywood & Bhangra dance styles based on short phrases that Swapnil has created and given names to. In the Bhangra section we will focus on traditional Bhangra phrases along with its modern interpretations developed by the Punjabi diaspora around the world using western pop music, hindi film music & Punjabi folk.

* 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Bollywood X Bhangra Fusion Choreography

In this module you will learn a new choreography created specially for the workshops that will combine the two styles Bollywood & Bhangra. The choreography will also include elements of Jazz, Jazz Funk & Street Jazz and will be danced to popular music from India.