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Alunelul de la Orodel

a dance and song



Other names: Hajda Hajda

Region: Romania


Source: Jeremy Hull, from Ann Smreciu

Formation: short lines in front basket hold

Count Steps
1step sideways towards center on right, leading with right shoulder ("Hajda")
2pivot on right, stepping sideways towards center on left, leading with left shoulder ("Hajda")
3-4moving sideways away from the center, step together, on L, R, L
5-8Repeat 1-4 on opposite feet
9-12Repeat 1-4
13-14Repeat 5-6
15-16step L in place facing center, stamp right