List of ethnic, regional, and folk dances sorted by origin

This is a list of ethnic, folk, traditional, regional, or otherwise traditionally assiciated with a particular ethnicity, dances , grouped by ethnicity, country or region. These dances should also be listed on the general, noncategorized index list of specific dances.

Albania

*Valle

Aragon

*Jota (dance)

Armenia

Note: in Armenian "par" means "dance".
*Bertpar (Castle Dance)
*Gyond par (Group Dance)
*Harsnapar (Bride Dance)
*Kochari (Nomads Dance)
*Menapar (Single Dance)
*Nazpar (Graceful Dance)
*Sasnapar (Dance of Sasoun region)
*Shirkhani (Group Dance)
*Shurjpar (Group Dance)
*Souserapar (Sword Dance)
*Zuykpar (Double Dance)
*Zeytouni par (Dance of Zeytoun region)

Austria

*Ländler
*Schuhplattler
*Waltz

Azerbaijan

*Abayı
*Azərbaycan (dance)
*Asta Qarabağı
*Asma Kəsmə
*Ağır Qaradağı
*Alça gulu
*Avarı
*Ay bəri bax
*Ənzəli
*Üç badam bir qoz
*3 nümrə. 4 nümrə. 5 nümrə. 6 nümrə.
*Uzundərə
*On dörd nümrə
*İki arvadlı
*Birilyant
*Bənövşə
*Pəhləvanı
*Tamara
*Toy rəqsi
*Turacı
*Tərəkəmə
*Camış bağa girdi
*Cəngi
*Ceyrani
*Cəhribəyim
*Çattadı
*Çalpapaq
*Çit tuman
*Xalabacı
*Xançobanı
*Dartma yaxam cırıldı
*Darçını
*Dəsmalı
*Rəngi
*Zoğalı
*Sarıbaş
*Samux
*Səməni
*Şalaxo
*Şahsevani
*Şəki
*İnnabı
*Qazağı
*Qaytağı
*Qoçəli
*Qofta
*Qıtqılda
*Qızlar bulağı
*Qızıl gül
*Keçi məməsi
*Kəsmə
*Kəndiri
*Koroğlu
*Koroğlunun qaytarması
*Gəlin atlandı
*Gəlin gətirmə
*Gəlin havası
*Gul gəz
*Gulməyi
*Lalə
*Mücəssəmə
*Misri
*Mirzəyi
*Mirvari
*Naznazi
*Vağzalı
*Velaçola
*Halay
*Heyratı
*Heyva gülü
*Yallı
*Yerli rəqs
*Yüz bir
*Azərbaycan maralı
*Ağ çiçək
*Ayşat
*Üzümçi
*Ovçy
*İlk bahar
* [Bayram soitası]
*Bəxtavarı
*Çoban rəqsi
*Çobani
*Dağlar güzəli
*Dağlı rəqsi
*Dilican
*Diyamond
*Sarı gəlin
*Saz
*Şeix şamil
*Aşxabadı
*Qarabağ yallısı
*Gaval
*Qısganc
*Ləzgi
*Maral
*Məzəli
*Nabat xanım
*Naz eyləmə
*Nəlbəki
*Nə qədər gəşahsan
*Yordu-yordu

Belarus

*Lawonicha (Lyavonikha)

Brittany

*An Dro
*Avant-Deux de Travers
*Dans Fisel
*Dérobée (aka "dérobée de Guingamp")
*Gavotte
*Hanter Dro
*Le Laridé
*Rond de Saint Vicent

Bulgaria

*Gankino
*Kopanitsa
*Racenica
*Paidushko horo

Cambodia

Khmer

*Ramvong

Catalonia

*Sardana

China

*Lion dance
*Dragon dance

Colombia

*Cumbia
*Mapale

Croatia

Hrvatsko zagorje

*Drmeš
*Krajc polka
*Oberštajer
*Šroteš
*Ajnzerica
*Puntarska polka
*Repa
*Staro sito
*Žena išla u gosti
*Podmostec
*Judin polka
*Staro sito

Međimurje

*Čardaš
*Došla sam vam japa dimo
*Kalaptanc
*Kuritari
*Regica
*Kaj se z Jelkom pripetilo
*Igrajte nam japa
*Faljila se Jagica
*Lepe naše senokoše
*Zginula je pikuša
*Šoštar polka
*Žena ide na gosti
*Vanjkušec
*Baroš oj Barice

Podravina

*Drmeš
*Grizlica
*Ples z ropčecom
*Moldovan
*Lepa Anka kolo vodi
*Rendajte se milo lane
*Tronjaka
*Sejale smo bažulka
*Na kraj sela kolo igra
*Postajale cure oko kola
*Gusta magla ti ne padaj na me
*Žena ide na gosti
*Katarena kolo vodi

Istra

*Balun
*Cotić
*Hrvaski
*Korak
*Polka
*Promena
*Sedam paši
*Štajeriš

Posavina

*Staro sito
*Repa
*Dučec
*Drmeš

lavonija

*Šokačko kolo
*Izvir voda izvirala
*Igra kolo u dvadeset i dva
*Povraćanac
*Dorata
*Logovac
*Žita
*Srce moje
*Todore
*Mista
*Kabanica

Baranja

*Šokačko kolo
*Jabučice
*Ranče
*Sitne bole

Lika

*Ličko kolo
*Tanac
*Haj na lijevo
*Milica

Cyprus

*Tis tatsias
*Tou drepaniou

Dominican Republic

*Bachata

England

*Border
*Clog
*English Ceilidh (abbr to eCeilidh)
*English Country Dance
*Long Sword dance
*Maypole dance
*Molly dance
*Morris dance (longstanding tradition; technically of Continental origins)
*Rapper Sword

France

*Bourrée
*Farandole

Georgia

*Acharuli
*Davluri
*Jeirani
*Karachokheli
*Kartuli
*Kazbeguri
*Khanjluri
*Khevsuruli
*Khonga and Simdi
*Khorumi
*Kintouri
*Mtiuluri
*Partsa
*Samaia
*Yamo Helessah

Germany

*Schuhplattler
*Zwiefacher

Greece

"Names of many Greek dances may be found spelt either ending with -o or with -os. This is due to the fact that the word for "dance" in Greek is a masculine noun, while the dance itself can also be referred to by a neuter adjective used substantively. Thus one may find both "hasapiko" ("the butcher thing") and "hasapikos (horos)" - "the butcher (dance)."
*Antikrystos
*Baidoushka
*Ballos
*Fysouni
*Hasapiko (Chasapiko, Khasapiko, Hassapiko,Kasap,Butcher Dance )
**Sirtaki (Syrtaki, Zorba's dance)
*Serviko,(Fast Hasapiko)Serbian Style
*Horos
*Ikariotikos
*Kalamatiano
*Kalymnikos
*Karagouna
*Karsilamas
*Kerkyraikos (Rouga)
*Khoros
*Kleistos
*Koftos
*Kotsari,Kochari
*Lerikos
*Mandilatos
*Menousis
*Omal (Lemona, Dipat)
*Pidikhtos
**Kastrinos Pidikhtos
**Malevyziotiko Pidikhtos
*Pogonisios
*Serra
*Sousta
**Bulgarian Sousta
**Cretan Sousta
**Dodecanese Sousta
*Sta tria
*Svarniara
*Syrtos (Syrto, Sirto)
**Syrto Kritikos (Cretan Syrtos)
**Syrto Politikos (Syrtos of Constantinople)
**Kalamatianos Syrtos
**Kapoutzidon Syrtos
**Nisiotiko Syrtos (Island Syrtos)
**Silyvriano Syrtos
**Sirtaki (Syrtaki, Zorba the Greek)
**Haniotiko Syrto
*Tik
*Trata
*Tsakonikos
*Tsamiko
*Tsifteteli (Tsifte-Teli)
*Tsirigotikos (Kythiraikos, Bourdaris)
*Yerakina
*Zeibekiko (Zembekiko, Zeybek, Zembetiko)
*Zonaradiko

Crete

*Cretan Sousta
*Cretan Syrtos (Syrto Kritikos)
*Kastrinos
*Pentozalis
*Siganos
*Laziotis

Macedonia

*Leventikos
*Macedonikos antikristos
*Mikri Eleni
*Partalos
*Kastorianos
*Sirtos macedonias
*Samarinas
*Akritikos
*Raikos
*Bella Olymbia
*Endekas
*Tsourapia
*Ykeikos
*Omorfoula
*Dimitroula
*Kapitan Louka
*Stankena
*Nizamikos
*Drousas
*Kampana
*Moustambeikos
*Paidouskino
*Zalistos
*Kori Eleni
*Tefkotos
*Mperati
*Macedonian Sousta

Hungary

*Czardas (Csardas)
**lassú
**friss
*Verbunkos (XVIII century dance & music genre)
*karikázó (women's circle dances with singing)
*ugrós (jumping dances)
**kanásztánc
**cinege
**oláhos
**dus
*legényes (men's dance)
**pontozó
*szegényes
*korcsos
*szöktetős

India

*Bharatanatyam
*Kathak
*Kathakali
*Kuchipudi
*Odissi

Indonesia

Bali

*Joged

Iran

*Baba karam
*Bandari
*Bojnurdi dance
*Classical Persian court dance
*Haj Naranji dance
*kereshmeh
*Khaliji Dance
*Kharman dance
*Khorasani dance
*Kurdish dance
*Latar dance
*Lezgi dance
*Luri
*Matmati
*Mazandarani dance
*Motrebi dance
*Persian dance
*Qasemabadi
*Raqs-e Choobbazi
*Raqs-e Parcheh
*Ru-Howzi
*Sama'
*Shamshir dance
*Shateri dance
*Zaboli dance
*Zargari dance

Ireland

*Irish dance

Israel

Mayam, Mayam

Italy

*Saltarello
*Tarantella
*Sardinia
**Ballu tundu

Japan

*Bon Odori
*Butoh
*Buyō
*Eisa
*Japanese traditional dance
*Kachaashii
*Kagura
*Kenshibu
*Kumi Odori
*Noh
*Para para
*Parasol dance
*Shirabyōshi
*Sōran Bushi
* [http://www.aoba-matsuri.com/english/e-suzume.html Suzume Odori]
*Yosakoi

Republic of Macedonia

Western

Tetovo, Gostivar, Debar, Mavrovo, Kicevo, Krushevo and PoreceFemale dances are elegant and gracious, while male dances are firm, with complex movements
*Teskoto
*Nevestinskoto
*Chamche
*Metkalisteto

outhwestern

Bitola, Prilep, Ohrid and Prespa Lake, Lerin, Kostur, VodenThese dances are characterized by epic choreographic elements and complex rhythmic structures
*Komitsko
*Berance
*Masko oro
*Kasapsko
*Pushtenoto

outhern

Tikves, Gevgelija, Valandovo, Dojran, StrumicaDances from this region often contain combat elements
*Kavadarka
*Staro
*Tikvesko
*Rusalii
*Dzamalari

Northern

upper Vardar, Polog Valley (Tetovo, Gostivar), Skopsko, Skopska Crna Gora, Skopska Blatija, Veles, Ovce Pole

These dances are tipycally fast-paced, with energetic movements; usually performed at gatherings
*Crnogorka
*Potrcano
*Baba Gjurgja
*Cucuk
*Krstackata

Eastern

Kumanovo, Kriva Palanka, Delcevo, Pehcevo, Kocani, Berovo, Stip Radovis Fast paced dances, with stomping steps
*Kopacka
*Berovka
*Ratevka
*Malesevka
*Arnautsko

Mexico

*Jarabe tapatío

Moldova

Gagauzia

*Yol avası
*Sofra avası
*Sıkı horuı
*Saadıca karşı
*Pernelä
*Kiraţa havası
*Kapuya karşı
*Kadınca
*Joyana
*Gayda avası
*Garip avası
*Fırlı kundak
*Gelin avası
*Çasornik
*Aar oyun

The Netherlands

*Madlot [http://books.google.com/books?id=cHQhAAAAMAAJ&q=madlot+malot+dance&dq=madlot+malot+dance&pgis=1]

Peru

*Marinera
*Huayno

Poland

*Chodzony (Polonez, Polonaise)
*Krakowiak
*Kujawiak
*Mazurka (Mazur)
*Oberek (Obertas, Ober) - [http://www.usc.edu/dept/polish_music/dance/oberek.html Oberek]
*Trojak

Portugal

*Chula
*Corridinho
*Fandango
*Malhão
*Saias
*Vira
*Fado

Punjab (India/Pakistan)

Female dances

*Sammi
*Giddha
*Jaago
*Kikli

Male dances

*Bhangra
*Jhummer
*Luddi
*Julli
*Dankara
*Dhumal

Romani dance

Romania

*Bătute
*Brâul (Braul), Sash dance
*Buciumeana, hornpipe dance
*Căluşari (Calusari, Calus (Calusul)
*Ciuleandra
*Hora a circle dance
*Geamparale
*Joc
*Joc cu bâta (Jocul cu bâta, Joc cu bata), Joc with stick
*Mărunţel
*Periniţa, translated as "Little pillow", a dance of wedding traditions, a.k.a. Handkerchief Joc
*Pe loc (Pe Loc), "On Spot", a stomping dance
*Poarga românescă (Romanian polka)
*Sârba
*Tropotiţe

Banat plain

*Sorocul de la Beregsaul Mare
*Sorocul de la Jebel
*Pe loc ca la Murava
*Pe loc a lui lefta Lupu
*Intoarsa

Banat mountain

*Briu Batrin
*Ardeleana de la Rugi
*Ardeleana Baba Peleaga
*Ardeleana ca pe Valea Almajului
*Doiul roata de la Glimboca
*De doi ca la Caransebes

Moldavia

*Băiţenească
*Bătrânesca din Bucovina
*Arcanul
*Arcanul Bătrânesc
*Bătuta
*Hora Câmpulungului
*Hora de la Munte
*Raţa
*Hora miresei
*Batuta de la Tudora
*Batuta de la Vorona

Oltenia

*Alunelul de la Goicea
*Sârba Căluşerească
*Sârba Oltenească
*Trei Păzeşte de la Bistreţ
*Trei Păzeşte de la Dolj
*Bobocica
*Boiereasca
*Alunelul
*Briuletul
*Hora mare
*Galaonul

Bihor

*Polca
*Pe picior

Nasaud

*De-a lungul
*Barbuncul
*Invirtita

Transylvania

*Bota
*Crihalma
*De-a Lungul
*Jiana Veche
*Joc în Patru
*Oaş Dance
*Sârba Sita Buzălilui

Russia

*Barynya
*Drobushki
*Kamarinskaya
*Kazachok
*Khorovod
*Trepak
*Troika
*Tsyganochka
*Yablochko

candinavia

*Fannike (Danish)
*Hambo (Swedish)
*Humppa (Finnish)
*Jenkka (Finnish)
*Letkajenkka (Finnish)
*Minuet (Finnish-Swedish)
*Polka (Scandinavian as well as a Finnish variant)
*Polska
*Rask (Danish)
*Schottische (Scandinavian)
*Snoa (Norwegian)
*Sønderhoning (Danish)
*Tanhu (Finnish)
*Waltz (Scandinavian)

cotland

*Scottish country dance
*Scottish highland dance
*Jig
*reel
*Ceilidh

erbia

*Kolo:
*Kraljevo kolo
*Moravac kolo
*Užičko kolo
*Žikino kolo
*Čačak kolo
*Timočko kolo
*Ličko kolo
*Polomka
*Leskovacka cetvorka
*Vrbicanka
*Vlaske igre / Vlasko
*Biserka/Bojarka
*Bela rada
*Ajde Jano
*Ersko kolo
*Fatise kolo
*Godecki Cacak
*Makazice
*Malo Vlasko kolo
*Monastery Dance
*Pinosavka
*Pljeskavac
*Raca
*Sestorka
*Setnja
*Srbijanka
*Streljanje
*Cicino kolo
*Deltic kolo
*Gnjilanski Cacak
*Hajducko kolo
*Jelo Jelena
*Juta
*Kokonjeste
*Kolubarski vez
*Kolumbarka
*Kopacka
*Krajinska Setnja
*Medeno kolo
*Niska banja/Duj duj
*Opsa
*Preplet
*Retko kolo
*Ripna maca
*Rokoko kolo
*Ropota
*Rumenka
*Seta
*Sota
*Stara sapcanka
*Studenica
*Sumadijsko kolo
*Tankosava
*Uzicka Carlama
*Vlajna
*Vranjanka /Sano Duso

Čoček:

*Vranjanski cocek

Turkey

Adiyaman

*Agir halay
*Duz halay
*Agir Malatya
*Berde
*Deriko
*Galuc
*Ucayak
*Agir hava
*Dik hava
*Hasandagli
*Lorke
*Pekmezo
*Dokuzlu
*Dokuzokkali
*Tirpano
*Kudaro halayi
*Agir Govcuk
*Tirge
*Simsimi
*Sevda

Artvin

*Horon
*Deli Horon
*Ata Bari
*Artvin Bari
*Done
*Sari Cicek
*Uzun Dere
*Koceri
*Ondort
*Kiz Horonu
*Acara(Ajaria)
*Cilveloy
*Temuraga
*Hancer Bari
*Koroglu Oyunu
*Tamzara
*Tamara

Aydin

*Aydın Zeybegi
*Harmandalı Zeybegi
*Eski Tavas Zeybegi
*Ortaklar Zeybegi

Bingöl

*El cirpma (capukay)
*Govent (Bingol Halayi)
*Meyrom
*Horani
*Kartal
*Caca (Karayilan)
*Cezayir havasi

Burdur

*Avsar Beyleri
*Serenler
*Teke Zortlatmasi
*Karinom
*Keziban Yenge
*Tek Zeybek
*Otme Gugut Otme
*AI Yazma
*Dimi Dimi
*Kabardic
*Yayla Yollari
*Sari Zeybek

Edirne

*Kabadayi
*Mendil
*Sulumanaga
*Kasap
*Eski Kasap
*Balkan Gaydasi
*Pomak Gaydasi
*Zigos
*Fatos
*Arzuyla Kanber
*Sirto
*Selanik
*Kazibem

Igdir

*Abbas Gendi(Çay şekeri)
*Abayı
*Avarı
*Ağır Garadağlı
*Azerbaycan
*Alça Gülü
*Asma-Kesme
*Asta Garabağlı
*Ay Beri Bah
*Benövşe(Menekşe)
*Beyaz Geceler
*Brilyant(Pırlanta)
*Cengi
*Ceyranı
*Cehribeyim
*Çalparağ
*Çattadı
*Çay
*Çit Tuman
*Darçını
*Desmalı
*Enzeli
*Gazağı
*Gaytağı
*Goçeli
*Gızlar Bulağı
*Gızılgül
*Gıtgılıda
*Gelin Havası
*Gofta
*Gülegez
*Gelin Getirme
*Gülmeyi
*Hala-Bacı
*Halay
*Hançobanı
*Hoşgelişler Ola
*Iğdır Barı
*Innabı
*İki Arvadlı
*Kışkanç
*Köroğlu
*Lâle
*Lezgi
*Mehribanım Çal Oyna
*Naz Eyleme
*Sarı Gelin
*Sarı Köynek
*Semeni
*Şalaho
*Şeyh Şamil
*Terekeme
*Vağzalı
*Velaçola
*Yallı

Izmir

* Kara Gozlu Hasanim(Syrtos)
* Izmir kasap havasi(Hasapiko)

Trabzon

*Horon Kurma
*Siksaray
*Kozangel
*Eskiya Horonu
*Bicak Oyunu
*Hissa
*Sis Dagi
*Sallama
*Karsilama

United States

*Modern Western square dance
*Square dance
*Traditional square dance
*Contra dance

Hawaii

*Hula

Louisiana

*Cajun
**Cajun Jig, also known as Cajun One Step
**Cajun Two Step
**Cajun Jitterbug
**Cajun Waltz
*Zydeco

Texas

*Cotton-Eyed Joe
*Push
*Western swing (Texas Swing, Country Swing, Aggie Swing)
*Whip

Ukraine

*Arkan (dance)
*Bereznianka
*Chumak
*Dubotanets
*Holubka
*Hopak
*Hopak-Kolom
*Hutsulka
*Kolomyjka
*Metelytsia
*Pryvit
*Tropotianka
*Uvyvanets
*Vesnianka

Crimean Tatars

*Qaytarma
*Horan
*Ağır ava

ee also

*Dance basic topics, a list of general dance topics


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