Together dating dances
A chronicle from 1344 urges the people of the city of Zadar to sing and dance circle dances for a festival.
However, a reference comes from Bulgaria, in a manuscript of a 14th-century sermon, which calls chain dances "devilish and damned." The circle dance of Germany was called "Reigen", which dates from the 10th century, and may have originated from devotional dances at early Christian festivals.
It would usually have an experienced dancer leading the circle.
The dancers hold hands throughout the dance: arms down during the curts and raised to shoulder height during the llargs.
Circle dance, or chain dance, is a style of dance done in a circle or semicircle to musical accompaniment, such as rhythm instruments and singing.
Circle dancing is probably the oldest known dance formation and was part of community life from when people first started to dance.
They bear inscription and figures which look like dancers in a chain.
Generally, the participants follow a leader around the dance floor while holding the hand of the dancers beside them. Modern circle dance mixes traditional folk dances, mainly from European or Near Eastern sources, with recently choreographed ones to a variety of music both ancient and modern.The leader can also be a solo performer, improvising showy twisting skillful moves as the rest of the line does the basic step.In some parts of syrtos, pairs of dancers hold a handkerchief from its two sides.It is also used, in its more meditative form, in worship within various religious traditions including, the Church of England Thousands of medieval tombstones called "Stećci" were found in Bosnia and Hercegovina and neighboring areas.