Dance of the Week
Belo Litse Lyubam
Choreographed by Jim Gold
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Belo Litse Lyubam is the Dance of the Week.
Music is from the Macedonia.
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Written instructions: p 17
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Jim Gold dancing Belo Litse Lyubam
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BELO LITSE LYUBAM MACEDONIA
Dance Meaning: I like (love) a beautiful face
Pronunciation: Belo Litse Lyoubam
Choreography: by Jim Gold in Macedonian folk dance style.
Music: Duquasne University Tamburitzans
Formation: Line, hands in W positions
Jim Gold YouTube video: http://bit.ly/2De6La3
Introduction: 8 measures: (Or/and)dance 3rd step
FIRST STEP (PART I)
Moving LOD (CCW) while facing slightly front (ward)
1 Step R(ct 1), step L(ct 2),
2 Step R(ct 1),lift L(ct 2)
3 Step on L(ct 1), lift R(ct 2)
4 Face front: Step on R to side(ct 1), close L to R(ct 2)
SECOND STEP (PART II)
1 R(ct 1), L(ct &), R(ct 2
2 L(ct 1), R(ct &), L(ct 2)
3 R(ct 1), step L behind R(ct 2)
4 Step R to rt(ct 1), cross L over R(ct 2)
5 Step fwd on R(ct 1), ste on L in place(ct 2)
6 Step back on R(ct 1), step on L in place(ct 2)
7-8 Repeat meas 1-2)
THIRD STEP (PART III)
1 R(ct L(ct 2)
2 R(ct 1),Lift L(ct 2)
Back out of ctr
3 L(ct 1), R(ct 2)
4 L(ct 1), tch R next to L(ct 2)
5-8 Repeat meas 1-4)
ORDER OF STEPS:
1. First Step: 2x, Second Step: 3x, Third Step: 1x
2. First Step: 2x, Second Step: 3x, Third Step: 1x
3. First Step: 2x, Second Step: 3x