Sunday, 20 March 2011

"Malhão" (JI Tojais)

Our dance is a popular and simple dance in the north of Portugal.The name "Malhão" probably had its origin in some agricultural instrument and it danced a special choreography, men and women had queude up, face to face. They're approaching and turn away and beat the rhythm with their feet. The end of the dance is when they closed all the wheel and jumped together.