Syrtos Hasapikos - Summary

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Region Greece
Formation Open circle. V-hold.
Dance Structure (A x 4 + B x 4) repeated throughout the music.
Music Structure 4 counts/bar, 4 bar phrases.
Introduction Part B music.
Part A Walk R 4 steps swinging arms forwards & backwards twice. Side & close R in W-hold, ditto L.
Part B 2 Triple Steps Grapevine style R. 2 Triple Steps in place with elbows up in 1st.
Source Corry Verheijen in her SIFD day course in London 2004/5/8. Alternative stylings from casual dancing in Zetten Balkan Festival 2004 & 2005.
Date Written 2004/5/18. Updated 2004/7/9 & 2005/7/8, 2014/8/30 & 2016/7/30.

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