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Region Bulgaria
Formation 2 straight lines facing eachother. V-hold.
Dance Structure ( (A x 4) + ( (B1 + B2) x 4) ) x 2 + (A x 3).
Music Structure 3 counts/bar, 7 beats per bar 4 bar phrases.
Introduction 8 bars.
Part A (Out backwards in L hop with R back bike, R, L.) x 2. (R touch infront, lift across, pause, back Cherkessia (starting R close). Mirror.) In forwards (R, L, R), mirror.
Part B1 (Small L hop to R lifting R, R side, L close.) x 2 2/3, stick L leg in. Stick L leg out & in.
Part B2 Part B1 mirrored.
Ending Leap, R splat.
Source Helen van Bochove in 1998 then many times since in informal evening dancing in the Balkan Festival at Zetten in The Netherlands and lead by Sally Fletcher in Ipswich. 3 bars filled in from 'Doe Dans Basics 1'. A writing a mistake corrected by a dancer who was at Zetten.
Date Written 2009/8/14. Updated 2009/9/1, 2010/4/18 & 2011/6/15.

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