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Custom dances around the world

  Wedding dance – The Pendu people in Libya, Africa, have a unique custom. Every girl must learn to dance the “marriage dance” in order to be allowed to get married. When a girl learns to dance, she must practice in a remote and unoccupied place, and it is taboo for others to see it, because once it is discovered, it is unlucky.
  Courtship dance – In some indigenous tribes of the Pacific Islands, a group of girls dances first when a young chief proposes marriage. Suddenly, the chief came to the dance floor. He was wearing a colorful carpet, majestic and majestic. He walked through the group of girls in a hurricane-style dance. His piercing eyes were searching, and he finally chose a girl. The girl did not show weakness, and looked at her solemnly, exuding a bit of wildness in her soft figure and dancing posture. In the end, the girl kneels on the colorful carpet spread by the young man, holding a water jug, and the chief drank the water in the jug as a sign of promise.
  Sifu Dance – Women of the Mountain Indian tribes of northern California, USA, when their husbands are out hunting or traveling, they often dance day and night and sleepless nights. They believe that the wild dance of a dependent wife can make a husband who is far away from tired and safe forever.
  Concubine Dance – This is a popular traditional folk dance in the Kingdom of Swaziland in southern Africa. The young king joined the ranks of thousands of topless girls with great interest. As soon as the king came to the ranks of the dancing girls, he had to embrace and dance with the first girl one by one until he chose his concubine. After the princess was selected, the wedding began immediately.
  Snake Kiss Dance – There are many entertainers in the Tabora region of northern Tanzania. They enter the forest area and only need to whistle with a unique sound, which will attract hordes of mountain snakes. With the thumping sound of African drums, the artist dances around 5 to 7 giant snakes. From time to time, they hold the snake heads in their hands to kiss the snakes, or stuff the snake heads into their mouths and dance wildly with the snakes in their mouths.
  Hair Dance – Yami women from Lanyu Island, Dongxian County, Taiwan Province, most of them have long hair. Usually, women’s long hair is combed back in a bun. During festive festivals, they would gather on the lawn at the head of the village, let go of their buns, and dance uninhibited hair dances.
  Coconut Worker Dance – This dance of tapping coconut shells quickly is a leisure activity for workers in coconut orchards in the Philippines when they rest after labor. The dancers first tied 12 scoop-shaped coconut shells on their shoulders, waist and legs. When dancing, they tapped the coconut shells in both hands in turn, and then the coconuts sounded and the rhythm was interesting. The movements vividly convey the cheerful voice of the coconut workers when they are working.
  Sun Dance – The Incas in South America believed that the sun was their ancestor. In addition to enshrining the “Sun Pillar”, they held a grand “Sun Dance” party every summer. First, they made a circle with poles, and erected a so-called “sun pillar” in the middle, which was covered with skins and feathers. Under the pillar was an altar made of bison heads. During the dance, people stared at the “pillar of the sun” from beginning to end, and some fanatical believers penetrated their flesh with belts and hung themselves on the “pillar of the sun” to show their piety.

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