Furry Dance


Furry Dance
   see *Helston Furry Day.

A Dictionary of English folklore. . 2014.

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  • Furry Dance — a traditional event that takes place in May each year in Helston, a small town in Cornwall, England. People dance through the streets and some of the houses wearing formal clothes. * * * …   Universalium

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  • (the) Furry Dance — the Furry Dance [the Furry Dance] a traditional event that takes place in May each year in Helston, a small town in ↑Cornwall, England. People dance through the streets and into some of the houses …   Useful english dictionary

  • dance —    A standard basic distinction in folk dance scholarship is between ceremonial and social dance. Ceremonial dances are performed by a special group within the community for display at special times, in special costume (as, for example, *morris… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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  • Helston Furry Day —    A town wide celebration such as Furry Day at Helston, Cornwall, is made up of many parts, but the core of the public day is organized by a special Committee and consists of a series of processional dances through the streets of the town and… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • The Floral Dance — is a popular English song describing the annual Furry Dance in Helston, Cornwall.The music and lyrics were written in 1911 by Kate Emily Barclay ( Katie ) Moss (1881 1947) who was a professional violinist, pianist and concert singer. She was… …   Wikipedia