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What is Chicken Dance Day?
14th May 2019 will be Chicken Dance Day. Chicken Dance Day is also known as Dance like a Chicken Day, National Chicken Dance Day, and National Dance like a Chicken Day and is a quite entertaining day all over. Everybody has most likely moved the “Chicken Dance” in any event once in their lifetime. This senseless fun melody is prevalent at wedding dances, Oktoberfest, and different festivals. The melody gets individuals of any age up, and they dance like a chicken on the dance floor.
History of Chicken Dance Day:
Werner Thomas, a Swiss accordion player, composed the tune for the Chicken Dance tune in late 1950. In 1963, he started performing it in one of the restaurants. Individuals who boldly stood up and danced along the music reminded of ducks and chickens. Additionally, this Chicken Dance touched base in America during the 1970s, and it had changed into a lot of changes with repeated sound of “beak,” “wing,” and “tail” developments.
“Der Ententanz” was the name of the melody that enlivened the majority of this chicken dance today, and now the dance has come to be classified as “The Chicken Dance”, while the tune itself is known as The Duck Dance. This was its original name, and now it has spread everywhere throughout the world, experiencing numerous name changes. It has been known as everything from The Little Bird Dance to the dance of the little birds.
It is also said about the Chicken Dance that polka groups started putting it on their collections, yet the melody did not pick up popularity until about 10 years. Around then it turned out to be outstanding in polka-adoring urban areas like Cleveland, Milwaukee, and Austin, and started being played at their weddings.
It is obscure exactly when it began being known as the Chicken Dance. Most likely the move from ducks to chickens came about as a result of an Oktoberfest in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1981. A German band played the melody and showed the group how to do the move. They needed to have duck costumes and moves however were just ready to get a chicken outfit. The tune appears to have taken off as a chicken after this and is as yet a most loved song at wedding gatherings.
How to Celebrate Chicken Dance Day?
The ideal approach to observe Chicken Dance Day is by getting out there and doing the Chicken Dance out anywhere. It’s very straightforward and easy, and everything begins with making a beak with your hands, and screech them multiple times in beat with the music, at that point you make wings like a chicken and fold them multiple times with the music, and there you are doing the Chicken Dance.
Today, the Chicken Dance has earned an affectionate spot in the playlist of party songs. Different top picks same as the chicken dance songs include the Hokey Pokey, the Electric Slide, and the Macarena. To observe National Dance Like a Chicken Day, turn on this tune and move like a chicken.