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My mother couldn’t afford to do me a Quinceañera- the celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday in parts of Latin America . It is celebrated differently from any other birthday, as it marks the change from adolescent to young womanhood.A Quinceañera is a celebration in which a girl turns fifteen which in the Spanish speaking countries it is a recognition of her journey from adolescent to young womanhood. It starts out with a religious ceremony. Afterwards comes the reception which is held at home or at a banquet hall. The celebration includes food, music, choreographed dances or waltz (performed by the quinceañera and her court).
Popular culture is the mainstream beliefs, traditions and values practiced by many and accepted by the masses. A large part of this culture that is prominent in today’s life is dance, and it is included in our everyday life, even for people not associated with the dance community. For example, dance in popular culture is utilised in music videos, movies and television shows (for example; reality and talent shows, such as ‘Dance moms’ and ‘So you think you can dance’), social media, and there has been a rise of audience members for dance performances. Especially the performances for styles of dance such as contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, ballroom and latin, as they are the most significant in popular culture and are enjoyed by the masses. The dance
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