The Dance: Following in The Folksteps


First, with a yelp and a soaring leap, came the Yugoslav National Folk Ballet. Then came the Poles and the Georgians and the Ukrainians and the Rumanians and the Bulgarians— all with a yelp and a soaring leap. In the past ten years, the U.S. has been yelped and leaped at by more than a dozen different folk-dancing troupes from Eastern Europe, and with each successive wave it becomes increasingly difficult to separate last week's folk from this week's folk. Without fail, fear or falter, they follow in one another's folksteps....

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