Sadly this is almost certainly your cue to get your coat, clear your desk and start researching rain dances
on the internet.
are not static rituals of an ancient past, but are, instead, contemporary acts invoked to respond to very real modern problems like poor rainfall and threats of starvation.
Kareena's rain dance
sequence to the beats of Zoobi Doobi from the upcoming 3 Idiots has also started airing on TV channels.
Similarly, there are people who shoot sodium iodide into clouds or do rain dances
From today's pop music to ancient rain dances
, they're all featured in Dance, Drama and Music - Book 18 in Disney's The Wonderful World of Knowledge Collection.
Back in 1976, Government experts consulted Australian aborigines about rain dances
. Then, towards the end of summer, the Prime Minister appointed a Minister for Drought and soon after it started to rain, although no-one knows whether he actually performed a dance.
"I had people doing rain dances
from Seattle to San Francisco," said Beverly Meyers of North Bend, who organized and participated in this year's run with her team of four Alaskan malamutes.
Peters, 74, whose volatile editing sessions became known as "rain dances
," will continue to write his column, "Tilting at Windmills." Glastris, 42, spent 10 years at U.S.
Ritual movement has been created through the ages to help with the forces of nature (rain dances
, harvest celebrations), life transitions (coming-of-age ceremonies, weddings), and preservation of history and culture (berong dance of Bali, Native American storytelling, Nativity pageants).
His trainer Venetia Williams said: "I hold up my hand for the rainy weather as it might be something to do with the rain dances
we have been performing in the office at home since March.
Spokesman Rupert Adams said: "We are desperate for rain at Wimbledon this week after a number of big wagers on a dry fortnight and will be doing our rain dances
Choreographer and Dance India Dance judge Geeta Kapoor, who has choreog r a p h e d the latter number, says rain dance
songs are definitely in vogue but are different in feel nowadays.