South Carolina State American Folk Dance

Check out the fascinating history of square dancing in the U.S., and find out why so many states have chosen this uniquely American dance for stately honors.
Source: Dosado


South Carolina State Dance

The Carolina shag is South Carolina’s official state dance. This variety of swing dance has a beautiful history. You can learn all about it here.
Source: CU People

Sweetgrass basketmakers at Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Photo by Jan Kronsell
Photo licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License


South Carolina State Lowland Handcraft: Sweet Grass Basket

This helpful article has has all sorts of information on sweet grass basketry. Find out how this craft migrate to South Carolina from Africa, where the craft originated.
Source: Purdue University


South Carolina State Music

The Spiritual is a unique kind of music derived from African American slaves in the pre-Civil War era. You can learn all about the rich history of this music here, and learn about some of its most beautiful and famous examples.
Source: Wikipedia


South Carolina State Opera

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin is South Carolina’s state opera. Read the history of the opera here, and get an overview of the plot.
Source: Classical Net


South Carolina State Opera (More)

Here is an alternative history for Porgy and Bess. This one has includes the reasons for the name change from the original Porgy, to a detailed description of opening night.
Source: Kalamazoo College


South Carolina State Poet Laureate

Check out the history of the state poet laureate position in South Carolina. You can learn about the present and past laureates, their life stories, and their poetry.
Source: Library of Congress


South Carolina State Popular Music

The regional genre of Carolina beach music is South Carolina’s official state popular music. You can learn about the musical movement’s most important bands, and about the current beach msuic scene here.
Source: Wikipedia


South Carolina State Songs

South Carolina has two official state songs: “Carolina” and “South Carolina on my Mind.” You can learn all about both, including their lyrics and adoption date. You can even here the music to “Carolina.”
Source: Classbrain


South Carolina State Tapestry

This bill from the South Carolina state legislature explains the reasons for adopting “From the Mountains to the Sea” as South Carolina’s state tapestry. The tapestry is full of South Carolina’s favorite emblems!
Source: South Carolina General Assembly


South Carolina State Waltz

South Carolina’s state waltz is the Richardson Waltz. Find out a little bit about it here.
Source: South Carolina General Assembly

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Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols. (2014, December 29). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 02:10, February 26, 2020, from https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/
MLA style
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The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/ [accessed February 26, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 29, 19:07 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from: https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols, https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/ (last visited Feb. 26, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 29, 2014, 19:07 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/. Accessed February 26, 2020.

Citation styles

APA style
Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols. (2014, December 29). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 02:10, February 26, 2020, from https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/
MLA style
classbrain, “Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 29 December 2014, 19:07 UTC. . 26 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 29 December 2014, 19:07 UTC, <https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/> [accessed 26 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/ [accessed February 26, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 29, 19:07 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from: https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols, https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/ (last visited Feb. 26, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for South Carolina: Art and Theater Symbols. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 29, 2014, 19:07 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/southcarolina_folkdance_handcraft_music_opera_poet_tapestry_waltz/. Accessed February 26, 2020.