The Egg Dance

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The Egg dance was one of the earliest Saxon Medieval dances and, like the Carole, was performed during a period of festivity namely the Easter-tide festivities.

The  egg dance was derived from a traditional Easter game, in the egg dance eggs were laid on the ground or floor and the goal was to dance among them damaging as few eggs as possible.

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Ο χορός αυγών ήταν ένας από τους αρχαιότερους σαξονικούς μεσαιωνικούς χορούς, και λάμβανε χώρα κατά τη διάρκεια μιας περιόδου γιορτών του παλατιού. Continue reading