Some places were used for festive round dances, whereas others suited regular, common round dances. The sarafan (pinafore dress) was typical for the Russian maiden’s national dress. The squat dance (Russian: прися́дка, prisyádka) is an eastern Slavic folk dance.East Slavic culture arose from Slavic, Uralic, Germanic and Turkic peoples and was influenced by eastern and western cultures from Asia and Europe, mainly from Scandinavia and Baltic regions, as well as from nomadic Eurasian steppe cultures. So, it was an opportunity for every dancer to spontaneously express oneself and show one’s capabilities. Men developed the special movement skills and especially endurance necessary for this fighting manner through constant practice of dance squatting and combative competitions. In every province these dances differ as per the character and performing manner and usually have their own name depending on the name of the district or the dancing song. Dimitri Finds Out, also known as “musical personality" ("Музыкальная личность”) in Russian, is a series of parody videos that use false subtitles in a similar manner to the Hitler Reactsseries. The winner won a good prize in the form of a gift, wine or money. The traditional Russian costume used to be a part of the country’s history up until the beginning of the eighteenth century, when Peter the Great proclaimed the Russian dress to be ‘peasant and non progressive’. Browse our 18 arrangements of "Russian Dance." The first name and the surname (last name) are self-explanatory. These ethnic Tatar (“Bulgars”) have managed to preserve their language and culture which includes a wide range of traditional folk dance. More often this circle dance was performed by young women. Russian names originate from many sources, with new names usually appearing during the most important historical periods, including the advent of Christianity to ancient Rus, the Russian Revolution of 1917, and the Soviet years. Native to an area stretching from the Volga to Siberia, most Chuvash presently live in and around the Russian Chuvash Republic. Dance originating from the Karelian peoples of present day Republic of Karelia (Russia), Leningrad Oblast and Finland. In Russia, the number of last names that originate from personal names is considerably high. One of the dancers showed some dance movement or a sequence and the contester was to repeat them accurately, and then showed his own movements for the other to repeat. Closely related culturally and linguistically to their Chechen neighbors, music, song and dance are highly regarded in the Ingush culture. Lads also liked to dress up: embroidered bright coloured shirts and ornamental woven belts were a must for the festive dress. Function (e.g., theatrical, religious, recreational) is an obvious ground, but distinctions can also be made between tribal and folk dance, between amateur and professional, and above all between different genres and styles.