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country dance

a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets and perform a series of movements, esp facing one another in a line
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One person I know said to me that our festival has become the European Championships of Scottish Country Dancing, which it really is.
I was a keen Scottish country dancer and used to run classes down in Juffair and a lot of naval officers came country dancing," she recalled.
My old school in Nuneaton was called Swinnerton Secondary Modern and we were taught country dancing and competed in this at the Nuneaton Festival of Arts.
Danish folk schools and then English Country Dancing in particular, led the American folk revival--the latter as part of an Anglo-American 'native' tradition.
The movie star used to teach country dancing in Ireland when he was a teenager, and Ellen insisted he gave a demonstration.
Birmingham University has about 150 societies in total ranging from sporting clubs to Scottish country dancing.
Balanchine's witty braiding of classical ballet, seventeenth-century court dance, and American country dancing is seldom done with a caller these days--New York City Ballet dropped this Version in 1963--but Keeler had worked with The Joffrey Bal]et on the piece in the 70s, when Whitener was performing with the company.
Philosophy/Activities: We are affiliated to the Royal Scottish Dance Society with headquarters in Edinburgh and our aim is to enjoy and foster Scottish country dancing in accordance with the society's aims and traditions.
I also love country dancing," adds Krueger, who picks up the beat of country music by feeling the vibrations of the sound system through the floorboards, "but nobody would ask me to dance, so I had to be aggressive.
Remarked Sun City Roseville's Activities Coordinator, Carole McCarthy, "I'm continually amazed at just how much our residents fit into their days -- getting in from a round of golf, they might have just enough time to head over to the Lodge for an evening of ballroom or country dancing.
15pm; P4 upwards: 7pm 5 RSCDS Dumfries, Scottish country dancing class for adult dancers, St Andrew's Primary, Dumfries, 7.