A special place at the present stage of human development is occupied by the communication between different cultures. One form of such a communication is a dance, which ranks high in intercultural interactions. They call dance the movements in a ballet and dancing in rituals, sliding of the couples across the floor and hip-hop "battle", philosophical performance and stamping at the disco . The roots of a dance are deep in folk art. The origins of the dance are associated with the deep processes that occur in the life of a particular ethnic group. It is known that primitive people told in their dances how they hunted, fished, worked the land, fought the enemy, enjoyed success or experienced grief. Folk dance, as a melodic and rhythmic expression of a human body, reveals the nature of the people, their thoughts and feelings about the world. Each nation has its own unique language of dance that reflects its natural, psychological and social identity. Spanish passion, French grace, Italian virtuosity, Russian smoothness of a dance reflects the underlying properties of the mentality of these people. On the other hand, its artistic and expressive language is understandable to representatives of different nations, and therefore, cultural contacts occur organically. It should also be noted that even the language barrier between the communicants can’t prevent their interaction as they communicate in the language of dance. This is because the language of dance does not need translation, it is understood by everyone . Dancing is a body language, a speech, a state of mind. The dance comes from the individual, from his/her inner life. Getting more and more popular around the world, a dance eventually becomes an international phenomenon. Take, for example, belly dancing, which original name means "Eastern Dance." Initially, belly dancing was a ritual and appeared simultaneously in several Eastern countries. There was also a secular version of the ritual dance that was performed before the representatives of the nobility. After the occupation of Egypt, Napoleon brought to France about 400 dancers who not only danced for the emperor, but taught the Eastern dance to European dancers. Since the XX century the differences in belly dancing in different countries have faded, and belly dancing has become part of a popular culture. So, belly dancing can be called an intercultural phenomena, combining Eastern and Western traditions.
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