The Society of Folk Dance Historians (SFDH)
Information: A dance.
Translation: Dana lay down
Pronunciation: LEG-nah-lah DAH-nah
Region: Karvadarči (Varder Valley), Macedonia
Rhythm: 3+2+2 = Slow-quick-quick = Sqq
Formation: Open circle, shoulder hold (T pos), or hands held at shoulder height (W pos) facing LOD. Originally danced in separate lines with W joined by a handkerchief with the M
|1||Moving LOD, step R (S); Step L (qq).|
|2||Moving LOD, step R, lifting L leg in back of R leg, L calf touching R calf (S); Raise and lower R heel twice (qq).|
|3||Moving LOD, step L (S); Step R,L (qq).|
|4||Facing ctr, step R (S); Raise and lower R heel, L knee bent and lifted in front of R leg (qq).|
|5||Facing ctr, step fwd on L slightly toward left (S); Bending L knee, step R behind L (qq).|
|6||Facing ctr, step L (S); Raise and lower L heel, R knee bent and lifted in front of L leg (qq).|
|7||Facing ctr, step R fwd in front of and close to L (S); Step L in place (q); Step R fwd (q).|
|8||Facing ctr, step L fwd in front of and close to R (S); Step R in place (q); Step L fwd (q).|
|Note:||The song lyrics and translation are in the MIT Songbook.|
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