Where did the Rumba start?

Answer Cuba is considered the country of origin for the Rumba, though it was brought there by African slaves. The word originally referred to a frantic and fast style of music rather than a specific type ... Read More »

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When did the rumba start?

The rumba has been traced to Cuba around the time the first slaves were brought to the country from Africa (the 16th century). Lew Quinn and Joan Sawyer, two popular nightclub dancers, introduced t... Read More »

Where did the rumba originate?

The rumba originated in Cuba and represents a composite of several popular Cuban dances, such as the guaracha and the Cuban son. Rumba has roots in African ceremonial and religious dances and today... Read More »

How to Do the Rumba?

Have you seen Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Ballroom Bootcamp, etc? If you want to join in the action, you'll need to learn a step or two. The Rumba is a basic Latin Dance. It... Read More »

Definition Of Rumba?

Rumba is a slow and sensuous ballroom dance that expresses a romantic intention through body movement. Well-known for its pronounced hip movement and seemingly violent motions, Rumba has been a pop... Read More »