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Folklore dance as a part of life style



Year of publication 2011
Type Conference abstract
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Sports Studies

Description This piece of work explores research problems of internal meaning of influence of folklore dancing over common life of individual, over life style, life values and incentive, keeping him in activity. We realized research survey using interview and the Q-sort method in a selected group of active folklore dancers from different ensembles, different ages and different sexes. The research showed that folklore dance is physical activity for individuals, which is used as relaxation, to take one’s mind off daily worries, to improve physical and psychical condition and, a specially, the opportunity to meet friends, which is so much neglected nowadays. Folkloric dance is physical activity connected with music and singing, that positively affects emotional feeling of individual. Folklore is of inestimable importance as pedagogical and educational tool. It keeps folk traditions, customs, rites and habits and it brings positive attitude to the cultural heritage of our ancestors.

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