About Can Can & Moulin Rouge Dancers
Think of the legendary Moulin Rouge! What is the first thing that comes to your mind besides the famous wind mill? Exactly, the iconic row of female dancers in opulent dresses kicking their legs high into the air. This scene is part of the most famous French dance: the Cancan. Also common as Coincoin, it is a fast dance in 2-4-time. The Cancan originated from the last figure of the popular quadrille around the year 1830 in Paris.