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Its dancing, thats why they call it highland DANCING.

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It depends on your view. If you count dancing a sport then yes Highland Dancing is another type of dance.

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Why is highland dancing called highland dancing?

because it was the highlanders who used to dance it

Where can one purchase highland dancing outfits?

To purchase an authentic Highland Dancing Outfit, you should find a retailer from Scotland. Otherwise a Highland Dancing Outfit can be purchased at any dance retailer.

Why are tha bagpipes related to highland dancing?

becaus they are made in the same place as highland dancing and they are related to it

What are the names of the dancing in Scotland?

Scottish Country Dancing and Highland Dancing.

Is tap dancing a sport?

* YES! If volleyball is a sport, DANCING is a sport! No matter which kind of dancing! * yes, tap dancing is defanitly a sport

Where can one see videos of Scottish Highland dancing?

Videos of Scottish Highland Dancing can be found online at the YouTube Website. Other sources of Scottish Highland Dancing videos include the Discover Scottish Dance website and the Windsor Scottish Website.

What is a name of a traditional dance from Scotland?

Highland dancing or country dancing

When did women start highland dancing?

women started highland dancing in the 17th century before that only men were allowed to highland dance. and originally only did th national dances (lilt, flora)

What Scottish dances do they dance in Scotland?

Well there is "Scottish country dancing" and "Scottish Highland dancing/The Highland fling" I dont know any more.

Is highland dancing Scottish?


What is the name of the dance that is done wearing a kilt?

Any Scottish highland dance is performed in a Kilt. Highland Dances include the Highland Fling, the Highland Reel, Strathsbey Reel, the Seann Triubhas, the and the Sword Dance. These dances are solo, athletic performances, usually performed competitively at highland games. Another dance performed at highland games is the Irish Jig, but it is not usually performed in a kilt. Highland dancing is different from Scottish Country dancing, which consists of social dancing in pairs, and is made up of reels, jigs and Strathsbeys. Scottish country dancing is also done in kilt.

What are three things you see at a Highland games event?

Bagpipes, Highland Dancing and tossing the caber.

Why did highland dancing begin?

because fun

Is dancing not a sport?

Some dancing is a sport such as ice dancing. However most dance is an art form.

Is dancing a sport?

Yes, dancing is a sport as it has competitions, competitors and judges its basically figure skating but not on ice all figure skating is is dancing on ice and its a sport. Therefore I conclude dancing is a competitive sport not only for women but for men too.

When did highland dancing start?

before the world wars it was about then.

What is a scottish folk dance called?

highland dancing.

Is highland dancing Irish?

No, the Highlands are part of Scotland

Is compettion dancing a sport?

I'm pretty sure it is. I consider dancing a sport.

Is lap dancing a sport?

Lap dancing is not a sport, it's adult entertainment.

Who invented Highland dancing?

My ancestors in 1881 shame i am famous

How did dancing become a sport?

Well basically, when you do dancing, you do alot of moving about so you get fitter and more healthy. You can do dance workouts and they are sports. Dancing isn't a big sport like tennis or netball but dancing is a sport. Hope this helped :)

Is hip hop dancing really a sport?

well technically all dancing is a sport because its a physical activity so yes hip-hop dancing is a sport...i dance btw. :) :P

Does Scotland have traditions including bagpipes kilts and highland dancing?

Yes it does.

Is ballroom dancing an Olympic sport?

No. There is no dancing in the Olymics. Only gymnastics.