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Tonoc na placi / Dance on the square (folk dance)

On the island of Krk we have nine different Krk dances. Each one of them has from three to five movements. One of them is the tonoc na placi from Dobrinj. The sopela playing is in allegretto tempo. The dance is performed in the open, on the square, as the dancers jig and move in a clockwise circle. When they arrive at the starting place, the sopela players, with a special musical phrase, turn them back in the opposite direction. This is repeated once more, which brings tonoc na placi to the end.