3 minute lesson
Did you know some of the best athletes in the world are also artists?
We often think of artists and athletes as incompatible but the traditional dancers of the Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet prove that wrong! These dancers, from the nation of Georgia, stretch the limits of the human body and carry on generations-old traditions while sharing them with the world.
Check out this video from Great Big Story to learn more!
Watching the Sukhishvili Dancers is an important reminder of how artistic traditions keep cultural traditions alive. They act as a way of storytelling and passing on history. They also play an important role in sharing culture with others.
By experiencing somebody else’s traditions we have the opportunity to learn more about the cultural diversity of this world.
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“Georgian Dancers Push Their Physical Limits for Tradition.” YouTube. Great Big Story, 31 July 2017. Web. 10 Nov. 2017. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lObbGydVSg4>