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From: FrogRay
Date: 8 Jan 2007 02:20:00
Message: <web.45a1efb49d328d39ec780c250@news.povray.org>
Markus Altendorff <maa### [at] anthrosphinxde> wrote:
> Tek wrote:
>
> > I really want to enter but I just don't like the topics. I mean "Dance"?!!?!
> > What self respecting geek knows a damn thing about dance?
>
> Well, i'm not sure about geeks and formal dance, but
> couldn't all this martial arts stuff be considered "dance"
> in the broadest meaning of the word? I mean, there's those
> monks touring all those concert halls with their
> swords-and-sticks ritual fight shows...

Some forms of martial-arts such as the Brazilian Capoeira are as much about
dance and music as about fighting.  The history is interesting for those
into martial-arts.

The New Zealand Maori also perform "war-dances" know as "haka" s.

> And let's not forget the classical geek dance moves brought
> to the public by means of "inadvertently leaving the webcam
> on" ;)
>
> -M


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