World Dance Heritage

Research, training, tourism, interviews and more on Dance Heritage.
Read the research on Dance as a Form of Living Cultural Heritage

Welcome to World Dance Heritage, with research, culture, lessons, teaching, and customs of dance. This site is about promoting and celebrating all dance forms and its protection and promotion from all over the world. The heritage section covers research on all aspects of  dance heritage and the cultural dimensions of dance, including on the issues, debates, and questions about dance genres as forms of cultural heritage of humanity Including the transmission of dance and the  Authenticity of dance)For tourist boards, dance can also be an important way of providing a memorable and positive visitor experience and we work with Tourism Boards to promote dance heritage and traditions. We also providing teaching and training online in dance, heritage, tourism via online teaching to students around the world. 

Dance Heritage & Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)  Research

Dance/Heritage Research Questions and Summary (3.8)

Dance/Heritage Research Questions and Summary (3.8)

The aim of this thesis, which has guided this research from the beginning, is: To identify the cultural heritage characteristics of Egyptian raqs sharqi and evaluate if it can be considered heritage and how it locates itself within the field of ICH. The sensitizing...

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Moving to a Model of Living Cultural Heritage (3.7)

Moving to a Model of Living Cultural Heritage (3.7)

Living Cultural Heritage The critique of the tangible/intangible divide, the sensitizing concepts evinced from the dance and heritage literature, the questions emerging from them and the post-dualist sociological and philosophical theories analyzed in this chapter,...

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Tourism Boards and Using Traditional Dance for Place-making

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Dr Valeria Lo Iacono (Symonds)

Dr Valeria Lo Iacono (Symonds)

Owner

Hi. I am the owner of World Dance heritage and I completed a Ph.D. in dance as a form of in cultural tangible heritage. I also have worked as a lecturer of sociology, and physical movement, in the University of Bath (England), and Cardiff Metropolitan University (Wales). Valeria also provides online teaching in dance studies, and heritage studies. Learn more about Dr Valeria Lo Iacono

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