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Monday, 8 January 2018

January 2018 Céili Dance List and Schedule

Ottawa Irish Arts 
Elaíona Gaelacha Ottabha

Céili Dance List and Schedule, 20 January 2018

(Remember, you do not need to know how to dance nor need to have a dancing partner. Everyone is welcome!)

Click on a dance title for videos to see how it is danced.

7:00 - 7:30PM      Workshop
                               Join us for the first half hour of the evening for a short 
                               tutorial on steps, holds, and terminology that will have you 
                               dancing your way through the evening with confidence.

7:30 - 8:00PM       Gay Gordon (March)

                             Leaba Shíoda (Set Dance)
                                  Figure 1: Show Each Lady
                                  Figure 2: High Gates
                                  Figure 3: Little Christmas Tree

8:00 - 8:30PM       Entertainment and 1st Intermission
                             Scottish Country Dancers (RSCDS Ottawa)
                             Scottish country dancing consists of reels, jigs, hornpipes,      
                             minuets, and uniquely Scottish strathspeys. The Ottawa    
                             branch was founded in 1966, and some of its dancers will be 
                             joining us in the evening to demonstrate a few dances.

8:30 - 9:30PM       Siege of Ennis (Jig)
                             Leaba Shíoda (Set Dance)
                                  Figure 4: Show Each Man
                                  Figure 5: Diagonals
                                  Figure 6: Body and Change
                             Haymaker's Jig (Jig)

9:30 - 10:00         2nd Intermission 
                             Join us for a cup of tea and freshly baked Irish Soda bread. 
                             There will be a 50/50 Draw.

10:00 - 10:30PM  Aiofe's Three Step (March)

                            Clare Lancers (Set Dance)
                            Each figure starts with a two-handed lead around, 
                            turning the lady under to swing.
                            Each figure ends with a full around-the-house.
                                  Figure 1: Square the House
                                  Figure 2: House and Turn the Lady
                                  Figure 3: Big Wheels and Big Christmas Tree
                                  Figure 4: Small Wheels and Small Christmas Tree
                                  Figure 5: Long Chain and Line Ups

Note: As the final dance of the evening, the Clare Lancers will not be called. Given that this dance is not called and that all figures will, as it is traditional, be danced consecutively, more experienced dancers will be invited to form a set and show off their steps, but as always, all dancers are welcome to the floor.

Here are some helpful dance guidelines:Irish Set (and Ceili) Dance Etiquette
Check our dance page for more information on the dances called at our céilis.

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