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Dance Like a Chicken Day

Monday, May 14, 2012

Dance Like a Chicken Day

When: Always on May 14th

Dance Like a Chicken Day is for those who like to do the "Chicken Dance". All 'ya gotta do is dance like a chicken. While any dance song will do, there's no dance like the Chicken dance.

It's tradition at every wedding reception to play and to dance the Chicken Dance. It gets people of all ages up dancing and mingling. It puts a smile on everyone's face. The Chicken Dance is not limited to weddings. It is also played at other social events where there is a band and dancing.

The only problem is that events are way too frequent for a chicken dance lover. Therefore, today exists to provide you with another opportunity to dance like a chicken. So, don't pass up this priceless opportunity.

Origin of Dance Like a Chicken Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.

We did uncover the origin of the Chicken Dance song. It was originally titled "Der Ententanz" (The Duck Dance). It was created by Swiss accordion player Werner Thomas of Davos, Switzerland. Thomas created it in the 1950's. Over the years, it quickly became popular, especially at weddings.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MARTYLYNN1 5/14/2012 9:43PM

    I am familier with the chicken dance but didn't realize it had it's own special day.

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ARCSPARKS 5/14/2012 9:38PM

    Ever see a chicken with it's head chopped off flapping around? That's how I dance, like a chicken with his head chopped off. emoticon

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PICKIE98 5/14/2012 4:29PM

    Apparently, I am the only person on the face of this planet that never heard of this until ten years ago!!
NO big deal: I dance like that all the time,, did not know it had a name!!!!!!!! LOL! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DFROMTX 5/14/2012 12:14PM

    We were "introduced" to the chicken dance several years ago when we held a b-b-q at our house for a large group of friends. We had a small band & one of the young men showed us how to do it. After much laughing, just about all the guests joined the dance! emoticon emoticon

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