Koritsa (Albania)


The name is the Greek version of the town name Korçë in Albania. It also means “Girl” in Greek.
The dance is a variation on the Albanian Valle/Pogonişte or the Greek Sta Dyo/Pogonisios.
2/4 rhythm; arms go up and down during instrumental.
Originally taught by Steve Kotansky and Lee Otterholt; Kotansky taught the dance under the name Valle Nga Konispol.
Music from Korbeti: Music of Albania’s Gypsies

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