Counter Culture - Eps 10: Ballroom dancing (1 Oct 2017)

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    While many people partake in ballroom dancing as a social past time there is a very competitive side to this sport.

    By the turn of the nineteenth century ballro

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    While many people partake in ballroom dancing as a social past time there is a very competitive side to this sport.

    By the turn of the nineteenth century ballroom dancing had become a popular social pastime in Europe, North-America and South Africa.

    The years leading up to the First World War saw a number of South African social dancers, like their Western counterparts, striving to perfect the steps of these imported, ballroom dance routines.

    Now in modern day South Africa the sport continues to expand and the competitions can get very cutthroat…nnParticipants:nBeata CloetenPuso MalungannAdditional Contact Details:nRumba in the Junglenrumbainthejungle.com/nnThe South African Dance Foundation (SADF)nMarion Baxternsadancefoundation@gmail.comnn#ballroom nwww.facebook.com/CommunityMediaTrust/nhttps://www.instagram.com/cmt_za/nhttps://twitter.com/CMT_ZAnnSouth Africa is heralded as having the world’s most progressive constitution that upholds equality.

    Internationally the country is applauded for its multicultural diversity, tolerance and respect for one another.

    Is this actually the case? SABC 3 brings you the edgy documentary Counter Culture, Sundays at 21:30.

    Catch full episodes here on SABC YouTube at 22:30.

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