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Starotikveško (Macedonian: Старотиквешко; English: The old Tikveš dance) is a traditional Macedonian Oro, folk dance, from region of Tikveš, region in the central part of Republic of Macedonia.

It is a man dance with five parts of dance going from slow to fast dancing. The dancers are first holding shoulders then dance with loose hands. They begin their dance in a position of a half circle and later they dance in circle one in front of the other. The dance rhythm is 2/4.


  • Dimovski, Mihailo. (1977:97-105). Macedonian folk dances (Original in Macedonian: Македонски народни ора). Skopje: Naša kniga & Institut za folklor

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