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Tag Archive: dance

Feb 10 2014

Happy

Young people in Tunisia are posting videos of themselves dancing to Pharrell’s Happy song as a form of defiance. Islamists have said the dancing is just “debauchery and moral decay” but the videos have received tens of thousands of hits and loads of support. Their coming to power heralds the death of music and dance so …

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Jun 21 2013

I dream of freedom

Here’s a video of a recent street party in Tehran. Remember that mixing of sexes, dancing and non-religious music are banned. Whilst that doesn’t stop anyone, doing so on the streets transforms it into a form of resistance. The young men and women can be heard singing: I have a dream; I dream of freedom… …

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