Country: Keski-Suomi, Finland
Type: long-ways set
Formation: Even number of couples. A row of couples facing a row of couples. M stands behind partner. W holds M's hands in own a little above waist height, with M's arms under W's arms.
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|1-4||1 (a)||Laukka: All dance 4 sideways gallop steps to L, then to R to return to place.|
|5-8||1 (b)||Pilkistys: W hold skirt, M fists on hips. W advance, with 4 two-steps, turning coquetishly from side to side, and flirting with opposite M. M dance 4 two-steps in place.|
|5-8||W turn CCW (over L shoulder), and repeat returning to place. M dance 4 two-steps in place. W finish facing partner.|
|:9-12:||1 (c)||Enkeliskakierto: Opposite couples dance R-shoulder reel of 4, 8 two-steps, to finish in place, with M in front and facing into set, and W behind.|
|:1-4:||2 (a)||Repeat 1 (a), but first to R, then to L.|
|:5-8:||2 (b)||Repeat 1 (b), but this time it is M who advance and retire.|
|:9-12:||2 (c)||Repeat 1 (c).|
|Repeat from beginning as desired.|
Source: taught by Martti Vanhapelto, in Vancouver, February 1985
Printed source: Rausmaa, Pirkko-Liisa & Esko Tanhuvakka. Porvoo: W Söderström, 1977. pp. 332-333.
Description: Laine Ruus, Vancouver, 1985-02.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-05-13
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