American Students Dance Away with the Albanian Valle
By: Valon Xoxa February 4, 2014
High School students from Austin Minnesota are practicing a rather not so familiar dance for the annual meeting of Music Teachers Association of Minnesota. This meeting is held every year on the 13th of February, thus bringing together music scholars and enthusiasts from all around Minnesota.
The Austin High School Dancing Ensemble has its own singing chorus and dance group, which will be among the few performing at this upcoming event. The ensemble has been practicing daily to perfect the performance of the “Albanian Dance” as it has been reported by the small town newspaper “Austin Daily”. Without a doubt, the students find it important to practice since the dance is characterized by fast changing rhythm, that often proves to be a challenge to the most talented dancers.
However, this is not the first time that American music enthusiast have performed and absorbed the beauty of Albanian Folk dance. The following video is of an impressive performance from 2006.
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