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Contemporising traditional practices whilst retaining the delicate balance of honouring culturally specific classical and folk dance styles is raised as an issue of sustainability in countries such as India, Cambodia and Thailand, through re-thinking the making and teaching of those styles for the current context. Whilst these papers look at culturally specific challenges with regard to this theme, other papers tackle sustainability from a pedagogical point of view through examining ways to inculcate life-long learning in tertiary dance education from Australian and UK points of view, and through improving primary school teacher training to sustain meaningful dance experiences for students.

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