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Mariovska tresenica
Мариовска тресеница 03.jpg
Young Macedonian girls performing the "Mariovska Tresenica"
GenreFolk dance
Time signature2
OriginMariovo, Macedonia

Tresenica (Macedonian: Tресеница) or Shaking dance in English is a Macedonian oro from the region of Mariovo.

It is a typical women's dance with steady and proud movements and careful balance of the body. The dancers hold hands and begin their dance in semicircle. The dance rhythm is 2
and there are four versions of the dance.

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  • Dimovski, Mihailo. (1977:46-51). Macedonian folk dances (Original in Macedonian: Македонски народни ора). Skopje: Naša kniga & Institut za folklor

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