dance facts Selected as the most interesting among music related questions in Music quiz In which dance form professional dancers are typically older?Flamenco. In traditional flamenco, young people are not considered to have the emotional maturity to adequately convey the "duende" (soul) of the genre. Therefore unlike other dance forms, where dancers turn professional early to take advantage of youth and strength, many flamenco dancers do not hit their peak until their thirties and will continue to perform into their fifties and beyond.Created by: Satish Bernard What is the lively Spanish dance called Paso Doble modelled after?Bullfight. Paso doble is the type of music played in bullfights during the bullfighters' entrance to the ring or during the passes just before the kill. Famous bullfighters have been honored with pasodoble tunes named after them.Created by: globalquiz.orgmusic facts » Where is cha-cha-cha dance from?Cuba. In 1952, Pierre Zurcher-Margolle, a dance teacher from London known as Monsieur Pierre, visited Cuba to find out how and what Cubans were dancing at the time. He brought cha-cha-cha to England and eventually created what is now known as ballroom cha-cha-cha. Typically it is danced to authentic Cuban music.Created by: Monica StillerCaribbean facts » Where does the name of the Charleston dance come from?Charleston, South Carolina. The was named by composer James P. Johnson for the harbor city of Charleston. Johnson said he first heard the rhythm from Charleston dockworkers.Created by: stighistory of the United States facts » Where is this traditional dress from?Andalusia. In Spain, every autonomous region has its own national costume. Created by: globalquiz.orgtraditional clothing facts » Where is this dance from?Thailand. Dance is the main dramatic art form of Thailand. For centuries, the elegant Thai dance drama was supported by regal patronage.Created by: globalquiz.orgThailand facts » Where does Polka dance come from?Bohemia. Although the dance did not originate in Poland, the Oxford Etymological Dictionary states that its name is derived from the Czech polka meaning "Polish woman". Until 2009, there was polka category in the Grammy Awards, it was eliminated as the genre got less and less popular.Created by: Gizem İsmailoğluCzech Republic facts » Where is this dance from?Ireland. Irish dancing is notable for its rapid leg and foot movements, body and arms being kept largely stationary.Created by: globalquiz.orgIreland facts » Play music quiz and see all the questions.