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Folk Dances From Hana

Czechoslovakia, 1953 (MIFF 1954, Peoples And Places)

Director: Ladislav Rychman

A film record of several traditional folk dances of Moravia based on a group of old folk songs. English captions explain the origin and significance of each of the dances. Every year in the Moravian town of Stranice, national festivals are held, which revive the beauty of folk dances, national songs and costumes. This film is one of a series photographed at the 1953 festival.

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Czechoslovakia, 1953
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