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Sunshine And Sweetie's Jig

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SUNSHINE AND SWEETIE'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Mervyn C Short RSCDS Book 48

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance ½ RH across, set, cross RH
9-12 1s+1st corners turn RH once round, 1s finish facing 1st corners
13-16 1s+1st corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4. Bars 15-16 1M (from 3rd place) and 1L (from 1st place) cross up/down to 2nd place own sides
17-24 1s+2nd corners repeat 9-16 but turning LH and passing LSh to start reel. Bars 23-24 1M (from 1st place), 1L (from 3rd place) cross down/up to 2nd place own sides. (3)1(2)
25-32 3s+1s+2s chase anticlockwise ½ way round. 1s set and cross RH. 213

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

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This dance, Sunshine And Sweetie's Jig, was named To celebrate the arrival, of two Chinese pandas (Tian Tian (Sweetie, female), and Yang Guang (Sunshine, male)) on long term loan to Edinburgh Zoo in 2011.

Sunshine And Sweetie - Information Video

Chinese Pandas
Two Chinese Pandas

Image copyright (WT-en) SONORAMA at English Wikivoyage [CC BY-SA 1.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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