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Country: Island
Formation: any couples in closed circle.
Type: line dance
Hold: 'guitar' hold - own R arm bent to chest, L arm under L neighbour's R arm, and holding own L hand in neighbour's R hand
Steps: vikivaka, toe-steps


Music: notes; mp4 file; song text

    Dance progression
1-8 (a) All in closed circle. 5 vikivaka steps, moving CW (ie to L). Finish with feet together, facing into circle.
9-10 (b) Beginning with L foot, all dance 3 toe-steps towards centre. Arms move with body movements.
On the last beat of bar 10, close feet, and lower arms.
11-12   All dance 7 small running steps backwards to original circle size.
9-12   Repeat (b).
    Repeat until the song is finished.
    The dance finishes in a circle in Vikivaka hold. Note: For Nordlek, the above is done a total of 3 times.

Source: documentation provided on the Nordlek 2015 web site.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Edinburgh, 2014-10-14


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