The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(skalu dancis), a Latvian folk dance, in a 2/4 meter. It is performed at weddings as a solo dance, usually by men, to the accompaniment of a song. The dancers jump over two sticks that are placed in crisscross manner.
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