Moreska the sword dance

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Moreska is a traditional local romantic sword dance. It is performed only by males from Korcula. The White and Black king and their armies confront each other with a mixture of solos and varying rhythms through seven different dances. There are two groups of dancers in a battle to win a young woman’s affection.

Moreska is usually performed twice a week during the summer season.

White and Black armies
White and black armies (photo:visitedubrovnik)

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