Friday, February 17, 2012

Dance Resources: Samba

Dance Resources: Samba 120217

Samba is a Brazilian dance and originating in Bahia and with its roots in Brazil (Rio De Janeiro) and Africa via the West African slave trade and African religious traditions. It is recognized around the world as a symbol of Brazil and the Brazilian Carnaval. Carnaval is called Mardi Gras in some places.

Dance Category and Style:  Latin Category, Samba Style

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REAL LIFE (RL)

RL Samba Videos: These videos give you an idea of what Samba looks like
Professionsal - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh6ZGe3Pcs4
Carnaval Samba Competition - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYlfpb78wio
Samba Parade - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwSr1FMQ45M

RL Samba Clothing: Half the fun of Samba is what you wear
https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1290&bih=871&q=samba&gbv=2&oq=samba&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=12&gs_upl=0l0l0l1218l0l0l0l0l0l0l0l0ll0l0

Samba Websites:
Wiki - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samba_(Brazilian_dance)
Wiki - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samba
World Samba - http://www.worldsamba.org/home/
About - http://dance.about.com/od/partnerdancestyles/qt/Samba.htm

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SECOND LIFE (SL)

Samba Dances in SL: List of 55 Samba dances in SL

Samba Outfits in SL: SL Marketplace List

Samba Ideas: Open Search and enter Samba as the search term. Wow!

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