Dana (Romania)


In the Romanian folk repertoire are found many modern dances with Eastern inspiration and influence. These dances are called Manele. Among them Dana (DAH-nah), one ofthe most popular, is performed by gypsies who live near the capital city of Bucharest or in other major cities in southern Romania. Those gypsies came from Turkey, as is clear from the music and steps to this dance. The music is so powerful and stirring, it is impossible to listen to it without dancing. Presented by Cristian Florescu at the 2004 Stockton Folk Dance Camp. Dance notes…

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