BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE DANCE TRADITION IN THE ETHNIC REGIONS OF ZHEGLIGOVO, SREDOREK AND SLAVISHTE (WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS OF SEVERAL VILLAGES IN SREDOREK)
The article provides a brief overview of folk dances and dance tradition in the ethnic areas of Zhegligovo, Sredorek and Slaviste that are in the north-eastern part of Macedonia. These regions which have common ethnological features are also characterized by similar dancing culture and similar dance repertoire. The short review is focused on folk dances that were performed on major holidays, weddings, and dances that are accompanied with singing. Special emphasis is placed on the stylistic characteristics of male, female and mixed dances, as well as opportunities and places for playing in several villages in Sredorek.