Welcome back dear Willamette community! We wanted to celebrate the start off this new semester and our tenth anniversary by showing you our best moves! Thus, we present to you a variety of wonderful stories about dance from all over the world! Dance is an expression of history and culture, and many people at Willamette […]
Although it is a common stereotype to assume that all Latin Americans dance, it is true that music and dance play a significant role in Latin American culture. Starting with Salsa, probably one of the best known Latin American dances around the world, there is a significant variety such as Tango, Cumbia,Vallenato, Merengue, Mambo, Danzón, […]
If I am asked about dance in France, I feel like I have to talk about it on a regional scale. France is a small country, but it is composed of regions that vary a lot from one to another. Each has its own culture, dishes, traditional clothes, architecture, but also its very own dances, […]
Namaste! Rosinka reporting from the other side of the globe (India)! No seriously, the time difference is 13,5 hours so it’s literally the other side. Anyways. Life here is hectic and finding time for extra writing is quite challenging, but I’m glad I was offered this chance to continue sharing some of my experiences with […]
First of all, happy super bowl weekend! Hope you all had a good time, Seahawks fans! Here’s a set of videos illustrating my perspertive on music from my region of the world!
Hi all, How have you been? I hope you all are doing well.What do you have an image of dance we who are Japanese dance? We have any type of dances like Bon dance, fisherman’s dance, and traditional . Today I would like to tell you about Japanese traditional dance and how young generations dance.
For me, dancing has been in my life ever since I can remember. When I was five I started dancing in a German Carnival Club. Starting on November 11th every year, people in some areas of Germany celebrate Carnival. In German we call it Karneval, Fastnacht, or Fasching, and it celebrates the time before lent. […]
Colombia is a very diverse country in which music is deeply embedded in the culture and the traditions. As a result of the diversification of rhythms, sounds, and influences, Colombian dances have considerable variations. From one region to another, and taking into account different aspects such as weather conditions, African heritage, proximity to the Pacific […]
There are a great variety of Bolivian dance and music. They vary greatly from one region to another. In general Bolivian music is created not just for playing, but mostly for dancing. The following are examples of some of the most popular dances of this country (based on their authenticity and originality), most of them […]
Willamette community! The United States is a land made of immigrants, but is it the only one? The WWN, through the perspectives of our contributors, brings to you what immigration and emigration is like in other parts of the world. We hope that you find the rich material engaging and fulfilling as the capability to […]
Think about the role art plays in your life. Are you a musician, sculptor, actor or art historian? Have you ever strolled around the MOMA or danced in front of your mirror in your bedroom? Regardless as to how you are an art enthusiast, at some point in your life you probably were affected by […]
Art education is both a fun and a very frustrating topic. First, because there is such a huge amount of stories I could tell; second, because there is no simple or cohesive way for me to relate my experience.Like my life in general, my art education has been a patchwork of experiences and encounters. As […]
Hello, dear friends! This is Lyu, and I hope you all are having a great time out there!I’m really excited to see what art is like in everyone’s home country! As you know, the name of my country, China, is the same as the name of “china”. Decorated china used to be the symbol of […]
================================================================================== Ladies and gentlemen, the time you’ve been breathlessly awaiting has come! The Language Learning Center is proud to present…. (drumroll please) The 10th anniversary publications of the Willamette World News!!! The WWN is a blog written by Willamette international students, eager to share their stories from home and the differences they’ve been experiencing since […]