Sardanes

The Sardana is a type of circle dance unique to Catalonia which is believed to have originated from the Empordà region (north east of Catalonia) from where it spread to the rest of Catalonia during the nineteenth century. Despite its origin is not being completely clear – some argue it already existed in the sixteenth century – it is sure the rise of the dance took place during the Renaixença, a movement that’s main objective was to recover Catalan’s traditions and language.

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