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Vive la danse

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VIVE LA DANSE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Ann Dix Reel Friends 3

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, dance down between 3s and cast up 1 place to end in middle LSh to LSh
9-16 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s), pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple and end passing LSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end BtoB (Man facing up)
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corners and cross RH to 2nd places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Vive la danse is French for "long live the dance".

Vive la danse was written in celebration of the RSCDS Paris branch's 20th anniversary, and of their easter weekend held in Pau (south west France).

Vive la danse
Vive La Danse

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