Kryzhachok

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Kryzhachok

 

(in Polish, krżtenie), a folk dance and song that are widespread in Byelorussia and Poland. The metre is 2/4 or 4/4. The tempo is slow in the beginning of the dance and gradually quickens. The dancing couples form a cross.

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Kalinka, from Chelyabinsk, Russia; Mush, from Yerevan, Armenia; Kryzhachok, from Belarusian State University Belarus; and Jahua-Nan, from Loja Technical University, Ecuador, all performed their national dances for the crowds.
The first - national folklore dance group Kryzhachok from the Belarusian State University - will entertain people with their song and dance tomorrow afternoon.