“Salkuren” and other traditional Kazakh dances

Dancing is inherent to every culture. Yet every one of them has a dance routine of their own. The numerous cultures use various dances as a way to express their traditions, household and lifestyle. The dance of our culture is intertwined with the traditions of the steppe. The dance plot talks about the way people live in harmony with nature, close to the ground and moved by seasons. The vast steppe, wind, water bodies, horses, swans and eagles inspired the prototypes of the traditional dances. In today’s episode we will stop and look closer into the dancing tradition of the Kazakhs.