Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PIRONGIA (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Margaret Senior Sunday Class Book 2
1 -8 1s set, turn RH moving down to face out in 2nd place own side (2s step up). 1s cast Right to lines across (1M between 2s facing down, 1L between 3s facing up)
9-16 All set, 1s cross RH, cast Right, dance through 2nd place own side, pass LSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, pass RSh, turn 2nd corner RH, pass RSh to 2nd place own sides
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

Dance Information

Pirongia is a small town in the Waipa District of the Waikato region of New Zealand's North Island.

It is 12 kilometres to the west of Te Awamutu, on the banks of the Waipa River, close to the foot of the 962 metre Mount Pirongia, which lies in Pirongia Forest Park to the west of the town.

Pirongia Image
Mount Pirongia, Waikato, New Zealand

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