In ancient Egypt, there were dances based on amazing movements, improvisations and plots. Performance forms include gay DE deux, men’s and women’s group dances and mixed group dances. The decoration gradually changed from bare to a dress.
The Pharaohs of Egypt began around 3000 BC, and finally Alexander III conquered Macedonia in 332 BC. During this period, Egyptian culture was highly developed and the art of dance reached a high level. Relics found in the tombs of the ancient Egyptian kings and a large number of reliefs on the walls of the temples prove that there have been dance scenes of rituals, religious ceremonies, weddings and funerals, festivals and harvest celebrations. In the polytheistic faith, there is also a goddess of love and dance called hator.
In ancient Egypt, there were dances based on amazing movements, improvisations and plots. Performance forms include gay DE deux, men’s and women’s group dances and mixed group dances. The decoration gradually changed from bare to a dress. Dance accompaniment instruments, such as drums, Liu Te; rhythm applause adds color to the dance. Women dance with colored bands on their hips and twist their hips. Toughness, boldness, and struggle with personality are important features of Egyptian dance from ancient times to modern times. Ancient Egyptian dance is the origin of modern Egyptian dance.
Although Egypt’s ancient and independent dance art has a long history, it is still developing. It played an important role in the formation of Greek culture because it communicated with later Greek culture. With the development of a long history, the Egyptian dance art has always maintained the tradition of ancient Egyptian dance, which is different from the African black dance style, which is characterized by straight lines and the Arab system.
Modern Egyptian dance is known for its female “Oriental Dance”. Due to the twisting of the ankle and abdomen, the arm movement is its main feature, with a distinct style and lasting appeal. The whole dance is divided into three parts: introduction, active dance and ending. The performers dance in the music. Some dances, also holding metal clips, dancing, and knocking out a pleasant buzz. In addition, there are various kinds of labor scenes and three kinds of dances for women, women’s collective dance and the joy of mixing male and female collective dance. The accompaniment of “Oriental Dance” is usually played with Arabic drums, su呐, flute, harp and other instruments. Its dress, whether it is wearing a robe or a short skirt, is tied with a ribbon on the hip to highlight the movement of the ankle.
Modern Egyptian male dance, mainly expressed as a man’s rough, strong personality, usually horizontally side by side in a row, with the pace of music changes, feet st foot; another common dance is to fight the club. Its clothing is dominated by long dresses and pants.
In the deserts of western Egypt, the Nile Delta and the east, women dance in the east because the regional differences are roughly the same. In the southern Nubian and Sinai peninsulas, the dance did not distort the characteristics of the ankle, but mainly the movement of the legs and chest. At the same time, the Nubian orin arakte dance has a brighter rhythm, mostly in the form of five beats, similar to the dance in northern Sudan.