Monday, 6 June 2011

Dancing with National Geographic

The narration on this is just priceless - it sounds like a spoof but it's not. The problem is not what is said so much as how it's said. Most snort-worthy bit for me is "...the time of the fay-rows...".

"When Christian missionaries landed in 1820 they were shocked by the scantily clad people performing ungodly dances. So shocked they persuaded the then-king to ban the dance. ... Except for a few people who managed to get official permission, it was performed in secret. ... Learning the dance requires dedication and hard work."

Geeeze, that sounds familiar.

And, just because this is fascinating, here's a clip on the Geisha:

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