Râčenica – Bulgaria

An example of a solo râčenica.  It’s in the slow, earthy style of Dobrudja.  The costume is Dobridjan as well.
A couple râčenica for the first 2:50, then a chain râčenica, Trakijska Râčenica na Horo.
There are even couple râčenica contests, involving mock rivalries between the men (and women!)
A wedding where everyone is doing a very simple râčenica – just 2 steps.  The 1st two QQ steps are fused into one slow step, transforming  the dance from Quick, Quick, Slow to Slower, Slow.
Here’s a link to a slightly more complicated chain râčenica
Here’s another link to the basic step incorporated into a feature of modern Bulgarian weddings – the Cake dance

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