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Tuesday, 13 March 2018

St. Patrick's Day 2018 Céili Dance List and Schedule

Ottawa Irish Arts 
Elaíona Gaelacha Ottabha

St. Patrick's Day Céili Dance List and Schedule, 17 March  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.

7:20 - 7:30PM      Workshop
                               Join us in 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  
                                Gay Gordon (March)

7:30 - 8:15PM       Antrim Square (Set dance)
                                  Figure 1: Wheel and turn
                                  Figure 2: House and slide
                                  Figure 3: Slide and change

                             Free Waltz (Waltz)   
8:15 - 8:45PM       Entertainment and 1st Intermission
                              Trillium School of Irish Dance
                               Students from Trillium will perform.   

8:45 - 9:30PM       Haymaker's Jig (Jig)
                             Aran (Set Dance)
                                 Figure 1: Grand Chain
                                 Figure 2: Dance around opposites
                                 Figure 3: Gents change over
                            Waltz Cotillion

                            2-Hand Reel (Reel)
9:30 - 10:00         2nd Intermission 
                             Join us for a cup of tea and freshly baked Irish Soda bread. 
                             Be sure to have your admission ticket handy for the Door 
                             Prize draw. There will be a 50/50 Draw.

10:00 - 10:30PM  Bonfire Dance (Reel) 

                            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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