Norway

POLSKA- SWEDEN AND NORWAY

Performed in a few Scandinavian countries is a dance form known as Polska. This “partner” dance is said to have originated from Norway and Sweden. This form of dancing is also commonly referred to as pols, rundom, spring, springleik, and springar depending on the region. Furthermore, this dance can be performed to either the 3/4 […]

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HAILING- NORWAY

Performed mainly by young men during auspicious occasions such as a marriage is a Scandinavian dance form known as Hailing.  This “folk” dance is said to have originated from Norway mainly from the rural areas. This dance basically possesses a quick “rhythm”, and is considered to be extremely “acrobatic” in style. Furthermore, this dance is […]

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BYGDEDANS- NORWAY

Also known as “Village dance” is a form of dancing belonging to the Scandinavian region known as Bygdedans. This “traditional” dance is said to have originated from Norway, and is considered to be the oldest Norwegian style of dancing. Apparently, this dance form is said to be mainly performed within a few isolated farming communities […]

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