Serra (dance)

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Serra (Greek: Σέρρα) is a Pontic Greek war dance of ancient Greek origin,[1] from Pontus region of the Black Sea. Its name comes from the Serra river, in the region of Trapezunda. It is also called Lazikon (Greek: Λαζικόν). The rhythm starts in 7/16 and becomes an even meter when the dance speeds up.[2]

This dance is sometimes confused with Atsiapat, which precedes it. It is danced in sequence and followed by the Pyrrhichios dance.

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