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Elenino Horo

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BACKGROUND

Information: A dance.

Long version, as danced in the Detroit area by Macedonians and Bulgarians.

Translation: Little Elena (Helen)

Pronunciation: eh-leh-NEE-noh hoh-ROH

Other name: Eleno Mome

Region: Bulgaria


BARS ACTION

    The Dance.
1 Facing R, step to R onto R ft (ct 1), step in front of R ft onto L ft (ct 2), step to R onto R ft, turning to face center (ct 3), step behind R foot onto L foot (ct 4).
2 = 1.
3 Step to R onto R foot on R (ct 1), hop in place on R ft, kicking L ft fwd (ct 2), step to L onto L ft (ct 3), step behind L foot onto R foot (ct 4).
4 Facing L, step to L onto L ft (ct 1), step in front of L ft onto R ft (ct 2), step to L onto L ft, turning to face center (ct 3), step behind L foot onto (ct 4).
5 Step to L onto L ft (ct 1), hop in place on L ft, kicking R ft fwd (ct 2), step to R onto R ft (ct 3), step behind R foot onto L foot (ct 4).

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