Joc de Leagane (Romania)


Dance celebrates the first birthday of a child and honors the midwives. The song is a mother singing of life’s indescribable longing for her child; traditionally danced with a child cradled in front of the chest to show their good health.
Originally taught by Theodor Vasilecu; “Cradle Dance” – from the region of Maramures. Dance notes…

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