Dances

Culture and Arts Society "Gorjanac", the feast of Pentecost, May 2013 (Photo: Marina Blagaić Bergman)

Spring procession of “ljelje” from Gorjani

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Lijeričar i pokladarsko kolo na Dolcu, veljača 2012. (foto: Stjepan Tafra)

The Lastovo Carnival

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VU Kumpanjija Blato, Sv. Vicenca, travanj 2013. (foto: Stjepan Tafra)

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Culture and Arts Society "Gorjanac", the feast of Pentecost, May 2013 (Photo: Marina Blagaić Bergman)

Lelje’s circle dance (An excerpt from the book “’Ljelje’ from Gorjani”)

A ritual play then takes place in the host’s house; while all the girls sing, the kings obey commands sung in the songs. The queens stand still.  If the kings are sitting, the ritual play starts with the following song: “Rise to your feet, king, rise to your feet, king, ljeljo!” The kings rise from… Pročitaj sve »

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Pretty masques’ circle dance

A chain dance with swords or handkerchiefs makes up an integral part of the Lastovo Carnival custom. It is organised around a group of male or female dancers who perform simple three-step dance moves, forming various geometrical shapes. Female dancers are mutually connected with handkerchiefs, so that one dancer holds one end and the next… Pročitaj sve »

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White masks’ circle dance (kolo)

The white masks’ circle dance is a sword dance performed in the village of Putnikovići on the Pelješac peninsula during carnival season. It is danced by a masked group of men, the so-called white masks, arranged in a contra-dance formation, i.e. two lines of couples facing each other.  Half of the white masks play the… Pročitaj sve »

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