Fadike - Summary

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Region Turkey
Formation Circle. No hold progressing to V-hold.
Dance Structure (A x 16 + B x 2 + BC+ C x 2 ) x 2.92 + (D + E + D + F) x 3
Music Structure 4 counts/bar, mostly 4 bar phrases.
Basic Step Lift R, L hop, R step, L step.
Part A Basic Step acw around the circle. Arms W 'dove' & M 'eagle' pose.
Part B In turning 360 deg cw in 4 slow steps; M arms folded, W arm up with hands circling. 2 Basic Steps in place; M arms folded, W arms down with hands to sides palms down. Repeat all travelling out.
Part BC Transition of 2 Basic Steps in place into V-hold then W-hold.
Part C 2 Basic Steps in, arms up & over to V. 2 on the spot. Ditto backing out.
Part D 4 Basic Steps on the spot.
Part E 4 Basic Steps on the spot with clap on count 1.
Part F Touch R side infront, pause x 3. Ditto across infront. Repeat all.
Source Ersin Seyhan at the 2000 & 2002 Zetten Balkan Festivals.
Date 2002/7/29. Repeats terminology simplified & summaries expanded 2023/12/9.

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