Country: Yleissuomalaisia, Finland
Type: set dance
Formation: sets of 2 couples, in a square, W1 facing W2, and M1 facing M2, free fists on hips
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|1-4||1 (a)||Kantavarvashyppely: All turn to face somewhat CW in the circle, and dance 4 heel-toe steps to centre of set with R foot (ie. hopping on L foot, R heel to centre (1:1), R toe to L heel (1:2), repeat).|
|1-4||Turning to face CCW in circle, repeat (1 a) hopping on R foot and dancing 4 heel-toe steps with L foot.|
|5-6||(b)||Paikanvaihto: Both W clap on (1:1) and change places, starting with R foot and passing on the R. 4 walking steps.|
|7-8||M repeat (1 b).|
|5-8||W, then M repeat (1 b).|
||:1-4:|,|:5-8:|||Repeat (1 a) and (1 b).
Finish with M1 standing in front of W1, both facing couple 2, and M2 behind W2 both facing couple 1.
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||:9-12:|||2 (a)||Pilkistys: W1 and M2 wave at each other from behing partner's back, first with L hand over partner's L shoulder (9), then with R hand (10) over partner's R shoulder. Repeat 3 times (11-12, 9-12).|
||:13-16:|||(b)||W1 and M2 step out from behind partners, take 2-hand hold in centre, and dance 8 step-hops, turning CW, followed by 8 step-hops turning CCW.
Finish in front of own partner, facing opposite couple.
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||:9-12:|, |:13-16:|||W2 and M1 repeat (2a) and (2 b).
Finish with M back to back in centre, facing respective partners. Fists on hips.
|17-20||3 (a)||Enkeliskahyppely: All dance 6 reel-steps, beginning with weight on L foot and swinging R foot behind it (17-19) followed by 3 stamps (20).|
|21-24||Repeat (3 a), this time, beginning with weight on R foot and swinging L foot behind.|
|25-32||(b)||Enkeliskakierto: All dance reel of 4, beginning by passing partner on the L. 28 running steps (25-31), and finish with W back to back in center facing partners. Followed by 3 stamps (32).|
|17-32||Repeat (3 a) and (3 b).|
Note: 'Sappo' is the old name, used in Kisapirtti. 'Pilkutin' is the new name used in Tanhuvakka.
Source: as taught by Martti Vanhapelto, in Portland 1987-10-10 to 11.
Printed source: Rausmaa, Pirkko-Liisa & Esko Tanhuvakka. Porvoo: W Söderström, 1977. pp. 282-283.
Description: Laine Ruus, in Portland 1987-10-10 to 11.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2013-01-06, rev. 2014-09-08.
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