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Teacher in Folk dances


Europe & Balkans

1, Impasse des Sarrades

Folk Dance

Matsters in Performing Arts

Caucase countries

34650 Roqueredonde France

Song and Music

Master of Choreographer

Middle East


North Africa


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Europe consists of a range of countries, regions and traditional cultures. The richness of this diversity of cultures, arts, and cultural heritage is an opportunity for development and artistic creativity. The meetings and intercultural activities in the field of Performing Arts allow a genuine open mind to the development of Europe, and the cultural practices gather different elements that contribute to assist us in the management of complexity to live with each other.

ULEMAS University offers diverse artistic and cultural training according to the cultures and regions and especially supports the preservation of the heritage of cultures and ethnic groups who are vulnerable, threatened, or from geographical areas in Europe wich are indeterminate:

The Balkans is a region of southern Europe. It is bordered by seas on three sides: the Adriatic and the Ionian Sea to the west, the Aegean Sea to the South and the Sea of ​​Marmara and the Black Sea to the East. In the North, it is usually delimits by the Danube, Sava and Kupa. It is a Peninsula of southern Europe, which includes Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to physical or cultural criteria used to define the limits of the Balkans, Croatia and Romania can sometimes be added to this list. Based on a wide definition, the Balkan Peninsula covers 770,000 km2 .

It is a mainly mountainous region (Dinaric chains, Mount Balkan, Rhodope, Pindos), the continental climate inside, Mediterranean along the coast. The valleys (Morava, Vardar, Marica) concentrate, with indoor pools (Sofia), the majority of the population.

The physical geography of the Balkan Peninsula partly explains its human geography. Located at the gateway to the East, between the shores of the Mediterranean and the plains of central Europe, the Balkans were the scene of multiple invasions and incessant migration. Paradoxically, mountainous terrain has often been a refuge and contributed to the preservation of local characteristics.

The Balkan peoples are thus characterized primarily by their extreme diversity. The Balkan peoples can be divided into three major groups. The first consists of the nations whose implementation in the Balkans is supposed to go back to ancient times, namely the Romanians, Greeks and Albanians. The second group consists of Southern Slavs arrived in the Balkans from the sixth century: Serbs, Bulgarians, Croatians, Bosnians, Macedonians and Montenegrins. Finally, a third group corresponds to populations whose center of gravity is outside the Balkans, namely the Turks and Hungarians. Present in the Balkans, Vlachs (also called Tsintsares or Aromanians), Gypsies and Roma form distinct cultural groups distributed in several regions.

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