• Scottish Country Dancing 
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    Things you should know about Scottish Country Dancing:
     

     

    1.      The Scots Gaelic term “Ceilidh” means social gathering or party.

     

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    2.  The main musical instrument played in Scottish Country Dancing is the accordion.
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    3.  Couple or partner dances in Scottish Country Dancing are:   
    •   Military Two-Step 
    •   Gay Gordons
    •   Canadian Barn Dance
    •   St. Bernard's Waltz 
     
    4.  Group dances in Scottish Country Dancing are:
    • Dashing White Sargeant 
    • Strip the Willow
    • Eightsome Reel 
    5.  Dance steps in Scottish Country Dancing:
    • Heel- Toe
    • Slide Step or Schottische Step
    • Set or Pas de Bas
    • Figure of 8
    6.  Traditional dress for Scottish Country Dancing:
     
           Men- kilt and sporran (side pouch)
          Women- plaid or tartan dress & sash  
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