History of emergence of dancing marathons

History of emergence of dancing marathons

History of emergence of dancing marathons
Modern dancing marathons are a unique phenomenon where people can dance that want and, the main thing, how many want – in a literal sense – «to I will fall». The history used to know cases when people managed continuously to dance more days!!! In this article we will glance in sources of dancing marathons, after all at them, without considering the dance, there were also other purposes.

History of emergence of dancing marathons

History of emergence of dancing marathons

Innocent hobby First the 20th years of last eyelid in America there was a new type of entertainments – a dancing marathon or «night club of the poor» as it still called. All wishing could compete in dances, together with other competitions, for example, with eating of pies. It is considered the first official dancing marathon «Audubon Ballroom Marathon» which passed in 1923 in New York. Directly on it Alma Kammings established an "eternal" record, having danced 27 hours without interruption.

Favorable business Already actually in some years dancing marathons turned into favorable business. For a victory in a marathon monetary prizes began to be given, and many people participated only to receive food and a roof over the head. For many all existence was reduced to a kursirovaniye from the 1st dancing marathon to another. And some in secret cherished hope that their dancing talent will see and will offer the good contract. But, so carried only to units.

Weight of marathons Marathons in any way always were pleasant way of pastime. Heavy, wearisome competitions periodically lasted for weeks, months; people danced almost round put. Quality of the dance departed on the 2nd plan, it was more important simply to keep standing though even marking time. Even during breaks, the dancer should accept food, hopping. The 1st stages of formation of dancing marathons were such. How this action developed further, we will tell in the following articles.

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