Västerviks jubileumsvals

Country: Småland, Sweden
Type: set dance
Formation: any number of couples in an open circle, facing LOD, holding inside hands.
Steps: waltz
Music: sheet music

    Dance progression
1-8 A Beginning with outside foot (ML/WR), all dance 1 waltz step turning somewhat away from each other and one waltz step turning towards each other, moving in LOD (1-2).
With hands free and 2 waltz steps, M turns half turn CCW and W turns half turn CW to face in RLOD (3-4).
All, beginning with outside foot (MR/WL), dance 1 waltz step turning somewhat away from each other and one waltz step turning towards each other, moving in RLOD (5-6).
With 2 waltz steps, M turns a half turn CW and W turns a half turn CCW to face in LOD (7-8).
9-16 B Holding inside hands (MR/WL), all dance a pancake-turn with 2 waltz steps (9-10).
All take 2-hand hold with partner, and dance 2 sidesteps moving in LOD (11-12).
Repeat (13-16).
1-8 C Holding MR/WL, W dances under MR arm turning CW as M dances 2 waltz steps forward in LOD (1-2).
Changing hands holding ML/WR, W now turns under ML arm with 2 waltz steps, turning CW, as M dances 2 waltz steps forward in LOD (3-4).
Repeat (5-8).
9-16 D All take waltz hold and dance 6 waltz steps, turning CW (9-14).
W turns CW under ML arm, with 2 waltz steps as M dances 2 waltz steps forward in LOD (15-16).
    Repeat from (A) as desired.
    The dance can be done as a mixer. During the last 2 waltz steps in part (d) W dances under M-arm, and forwards (in LOD) to the next M.

Printed source: documentation provided on the Nordlek 2015 web site.

Translation: Laine Ruus, Edinburgh, 2014-10-13


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