Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Eternal Flame

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ETERNAL FLAME (Perpetuum Mobile) (R4x32) 4C set John Drewry Turkish Set

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s set, dance RH across ½ way, set, 1s+4s dance LH across ½ way while end couples cross RH
9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides
17-24 All set, cross RH and chase clockwise to own side. 3142
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

Dance Information

Also see the dance Perpetuum Mobile by Ferenc Szemerédi.

Yanartaş, Turkish for Flaming Stone, is a geographical feature near the Olympos valley and national park in Antalya Province in southwestern Turkey.

It is the site of dozens of small fires, which burn constantly from vents in the rocks on the side of the mountain, caused by leaking natural gas.

Eternal Flame
Eternal Flame, Turkey

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