Omal

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The Omal (also called Duz Horon or Flat Horon) was one of the first Pontic Greek dances to be developed from the region of Pontos. It is a relaxed dance and is danced for long periods of time, usually preluding the tik dance. There are many different melodies for different songs; one of the most famous songs is "Serranda Mila Kokkina" (σεράντα μήλα κόκκινα) (40 red apples). The step count is step-2-3-4, step-2. It is danced hand by hand.

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