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Variations of clog dancing.

Once a simple country dance. Interesting to see how all today's variations.
link to video of traditional klompendans in the Netherlands Traditional Dutch way.
Wooden shoe dancing in a classic Dutch setting, as one can encounter it here and there on a country fair : the "Klompendans".
Modern mass clogging in Amsterdam Mass performance in Amsterdam.
In 1987 National Ballet choreographer Hans van Manen created the ballet "Clogs". In this 2011 clip performed by about 80 dance students in front of the Amsterdam Muziektheater.
Playing with wooden shoes in Dutch school In Dutch school.
Children being creative with wooden shoes and rhythm.
Video clip of clogging at Tulip Festival, Holland, Michigan, USA Holland, Michigan, USA.
Many Dutch emigrated to this part of the USA, and apparently kept some traditions.
Plenty more clogging on this yearly event in Michigan, the Tulip Festival.
Video clip of Dutch wooden shoes show at Indonesian event Wooden shoes showtime.
Dutch show for an Indonesian audience. Various appropriate tunes, to start with the compelling melody "Klompendans" by Rowwen Hèze, a band world-famous in the Netherlands.
The band Rowwen Hèze performing.
Clog dance showtime with André Rieu and orchestra Grand master of entertainment.
With his popular classical music concerts André Rieu attracts full houses all around the world.
From the Albert Lortzing opera "Zar und Zimmermann" (Tsar and Carpenter - 1837), "The Holzschuhtanz" (The Clog dance).

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