Pembe

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Pembe oro
Genre Folk dance
Country  Macedonia

Pembe (Macedonian: Пембе) is a Macedonian line dance (oro) from the region of Veles.

It is a mixed man and woman dance with steady movements on whole feet with a characteristic movement of the heels. The dance begins slow and speeds up toward the end. The dancers hold hands up, on a level with the shoulders. They begin their dance in a position of a half circle. The dance rhythm is 2/4.

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  • Dimovski, Mihailo. (1977:44-5). Macedonian folk dances (Original in Macedonian: Македонски народни ора). Skopje: Naša kniga & Institut za folklor

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