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New Caledonia Jig

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NEW CALEDONIA JIG (J4x32) 4C set Roy Goldring G and S Dances 2

1- 8 1s+2s+3s advance for 2 steps and retire, turn partners RH ending in centre for promenade
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance Promenade
17-24 1s dance down the middle below the 4s (2s+3s+4s step up 19-20), dance up between 4s and cast down to 4th place
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

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New Caledonia is a colonial collectivity of France located in the subregion of Melanesia in the southwest Pacific. It comprises a main island (Grande Terre), the Loyalty Islands, and several smaller islands.

Approximately half the size of Taiwan, it has a land area of 18,575.5 square kilometres (7,172 sq mi). The population was estimated in January 2009 to be 249,000.

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