Serbian dances

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Dancing tradition in Serbia and part of Bosnia and Herzegovina is represented by various styles of dances in these countries. As with other aspects of Serbian culture, different forms of dances originated in different parts of Serbia and a part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The dances developed according to the local traditions and also acquired elements from other parts of these two countries.

Serbian folk dancing, kolo, includes many varieties. The most popular dances are Užičko kolo,[1] and Moravac,[2] while other popular dances include Kokonješte, Žikino kolo and Vranjanka.[2]


  • Užičko kolo (from Užice)
  • Moravac (from Great Morava)
  • Kokonješte
  • Žikino kolo
  • Vranjanka (from Vranje)

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  1. ^ Ursula Hemetek; Adelaida Reyes; Institut für Volksmusikforschung und Ethnomusikologie--Wien (2007). Cultural diversity in the urban area: explorations in urban ethnomusicology. Institut für Volksmusikforschung und Ethnomusikologie. ISBN 978-3-902153-03-6. They played newly composed folk music as well as kolos such as Uzicko kolo, a very popular dance melody from Serbia. The dance, one of the musical ethnic symbols of Serbia; might allude to Serbian ethnicity; otherwise we did not find any ... 
  2. ^ a b Savez udruženja folklorista Jugoslavije. Kongres (1965). Rad ... Kongresa Saveza folklorista Jugoslavije. Savez folklorista Jugoslavie. Za poslednjih dvadesetak godina Moravac je potisnuo svoje prethodnike Kokonjeste, 2ikino kolo i Vranjanku (brzu), naravno, ne potpuno, ali ipak toliko efikasno da je zauzeo mesto pored njih, pa i ispred njih.