Bonfire Dance

Category: Irish Ceili/Ceilidh
Description:


This is a round dance for at least six couples (preferably more!).  It was traditionally danced around the Bonfire on St. John´s Eve.
All stand in a ring, ladies on the right of their partners.
Tagged: Ar Rince Foirne

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Repeating (Reel)

88 Bars + 8 bar lead-in

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1 Everyone Advance and retire Advance 4x, retire 4x 8
2 Rings Right 7's right, 2 short threes. 7's back, 2 short threes 8
3 Advance and retire Advance 4x, retire 4x 8
4 Rings Left 7's left, 2 short threes. 7's back, 2 short threes 8
5 Sidestep in and out Sidestep to the right and back to place 4
6 Link right arms Link arms, dance clockwise halfway, swap arms and dance back 4
7 Sidestep in and out Sidestep to the left and back to place 4
8 Link left arms Link arms, dance counter-clockwise halfway, swap arms and dance back 4
9 Ladies Rose 16
10 Gents Rose 16
11 Swing and change partners 8
Added on 2011-11-28 19:37:06.
Modified on 2016-03-27 09:12:00.
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