The Importance Of Cultural Diversity

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Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, defined through many different aspects such as: religion, cuisine, socials habits, music and last but not least through dance. The word “culture” derives from a Latin word which means to tend to the earth and grow. Many countries are largely populated by immigrants, and the culture is influenced by the many groups of people that now make up the country. This is also a part of growth. As the country grows, so does its cultural diversity. No matter what culture a person is part of, one thing is for certain, its culture will change. Culture appears to have become key in our interconnected world, which is made up of so many ethically diverse societies, but also riddled by conflicts associated with religion, ethnicity and all the elements that make up culture. Dance has certainly been an important part of ceremony, rituals, celebrations and entertainment since before the birth of the earliest human civilizations. In most ancient civilizations, dancing before the God is an important element in temple ritual. In Egypt the priests and priestesses accompanied by harps and pipes, perform stately movements which mime significant events in the story of a God, or imitate cosmic patterns such as the rhythm of night and day.
Main Body: Every culture expresses different feeling and has a different message through their dance. All around the world depending on the culture the dances differ

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