Buyo is a traditional Japanese performing art, a mixture of dance and pantomime. Nihon
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Vasyl' Mykolayovych Verkhovynets' (1880 - 1938) was an actor, conductor, voice teacher, amateur musicologist, balletmaster, choreographer and dance ethnographer .He is credited for fundamentally altering the course of Ukrainian dance by devising a method of transcribing dance to paper, recording traditional dances and steps from numerous villages, setting dances on a stage, and fostering generations of Ukrainian dance researchers and practitioners. He was also the founder of the modern three-part hopak.