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Alunelul de la Orodel

a dance and song

Background:

Pronunciation:

Other names: Hajda Hajda

Region: Romania

Translation:

Source: Jeremy Hull, from Ann Smreciu

Formation: short lines in front basket hold


Count Steps
 Chorus.
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

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