Country: Viitasaari, Finland
Type: set dance
Formation: 4 couples in two lines facing, 2 couples on each side.
Music: notes; mp3 file
||:1-8:|||1 (a)||Piiri: all couples form a closed circle, and circle CW 8 waltz steps, followed by 8 waltz steps CCW. Finish in lines as at start.|
|9-12||(b)||Karkelo: M begin with L foot, and dance:
2 waltz steps diagonally to the R of opposite M (9-10) until they are almost L-shoulder to L-shoulder,
1 waltz step turning CCW (over L shoulder) (11) to change place with opposite M and facing own place,
1 waltz step diagonally backwards to opposite place (12).
|13-16||After a brief nod to opposite W, M repeat to return to original place, 4 waltz steps (13-16).|
|9-16||W repeat (b). Note that their first 2 waltz steps are danced straight forward. Begin with L foot|
|17-20||(c)||Vastuu ja läpikäynti: All couples, holding inside hands at shoulder height, advance 2 waltz steps (17-18),
retire 2 waltz steps (19-20),
|21-24||All drop handhold and dance through opposite couple (2 waltz steps, 21-22), passing on the L, W passing on the inside, and finish by resuming handhold and turning as a couple CCW on the opposite place (M backwards), 4 waltz steps (23-24).|
|17-24||Repeat (c) to return to place.|
||:25-32:|||2 (a)||Piiri: Repeat (1a).|
||:33-40:|||(b)||Karkelo: Repeat (1b).|
||:25-32:|||(c)||Vastuu ja läpikäynti: Repeat (1c).|
||:33-40:|||3 (a)||Piiri: Repeat (1a).|
Source: documentation provided on Nordlek 2015 web site.
See also mp4 file
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2014-10-15
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