FrenchcancanEmerged around 1830 at Monparnasse, Paris. Originally it was a couple dance. Later he became notorious in the Moulin Rouge as show dance.
He was executed by a row of ladies with petticoats, and black stockings. The dresses were spun and kicked and suggested to show glimpses of underwear. Feet kick, the grand ecart is also a notorious part of the dance.

Toulouse- Lautrec made ​​ beautiful and famous posters and paintings of it.
The music will remain immortal in Galop (Infernal) by Jacques Offenbach (from Orpheus in the Underworld)