Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Kamo Karousel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

KAMO KAROUSEL (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Eddy West

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 (1L round 2s, 1M round 3s) while 2s+3s set and cross LH. (2)1(3)
9-16 1s dance diagonal R&L. 312
17-24 3s+1s+2s Set and Rotate for 3 couples:-
' All set and chase clockwise into lines across facing partner, all change places with partner and chase clockwise to own sides. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Kamo is a small community (population around 8,000) in New Zealand. It lies a short distance north of central Whangarei which is the most northern city in NZ. Whangarei city boundaries have included Kamo since the 1960s. The name Kamo is a Māori word for eyelash, but has it also been thought to mean "bubble up", as there are hot springs in the locality.

The Kamo Karousel was dedicated to dancers at Whangarei and Kamo Scottish Country Dance clubs.

Kamo Karousel Whangarei Harbour Image
Whangarei Harbour From The Summit Of Mt Manaia

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