14 Apr This article originally appeared on VICE Sweden. Time to take to the streets to sing and dance in celebration of the fact that it's now legal to do so! The Swedish government has finally agreed to abolish a law that required a public place to have a special licence for people to legally dance there. The days. Dancing bans are legal or religious prohibitions against dancing, which have been applied at various times in various jurisdictions around the world. Even more controversial than recreational or artistic dancing have been sexually suggestive forms such as lap dancing, topless dancing, and rave dancing. 15 Apr Bars in Sweden will soon no longer need a special licence for 'spontaneous dancing' after politicians passed a law scrapping the controversial rule. Their wishes were finally granted on Thursday when parliament voted to ditch the ban after a high-profile push by the Left Party.