Joc de Leagane, 2ndG – Romania – New Information Click https://folkdancefootnotes.org/dance/a-real-folk-dance-what-is-it/2nd-generation-dances/joc-de-leagane-2ndg-romania/ Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related One thought on “Joc de Leagane, 2ndG – Romania – New Information” Add yours I have always interpreted the mournful lyrics of the Joc de Leagane song as reflecting sadness at the too frequent deaths of infants in past times, even as the survival of other children is celebrated. The verbal explanation of the dance that I heard when I learned the dance was that the dance was done to celebrate the children who had reached one year of age, or had survived their first winter. This seems to conform to the Hilferink explanation of the dance’s background. LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.