Macedonian folk dances (ORA)
Macedonian folclore bursts with rhytms, fast dancing steps, colourful costumes, vigorousness, and beautiful songs , and is always quite striking. Macedonians danced and created folk dances (ora) both in sorrow and in joy, in suffering and in pleasure. So, now we have their magnificent folk dances (ora) as our heritage. These, adapted to present conditions and grouped into series, are danced and presented throughout the country and the world. Numerous dance ensembles study the Macedonian folclore thorughout the country and the world (in the Diaspora) and promote their motherland.
Here is the selection of the best Macedonian folk dances' (ora) bouquets that today are performed at least on stage, if not elsevere.
Selection of Macedonian folk dances (ora)
Eastern Macedonia dances Rebel's dance
Komitsko oro

Aegean Macedonia dances
Osogovo dance
Osogovka
Cifte Camce
^ifte ~am~e
Bride's dance
Nevestinsko oro
The Hard One
Te{koto
A bouquet of dances from the Vardar valley
The Water Fetchers
Vodarki
Vranje suite
Vrawanska suita
Wedding dance from Bukovo
Bukovsko svadbarsko oro
Voden dance
Vodensko oro
Malesevo dance
Male{evka
Drunken dance
Pajdu{ko oro
Potrcano
Potr~ano oro
Straight Tikves dance
Pravo Tikve{ko oro
Toska
Toska
Crnogorka
Crnogorka
Sefki's play
[efkievo oro

The Ohrid region dances

In the bouquets dances are clustered in accordance with the geografical region of their origin (Eastern Macedonia dances, Aegean Macedonia dances, , Osogovo dance, Series of dances from the Vardar valley), than by certain crafts (Tinsmith's dance, Butcher's dance), or by certain element of life (Rebel's dance, Birde's dance), and by many other features.

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