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Kopachkata, a Social Dance from the Village of Dramche, Pijanec

Language: English

Kopachkata is a dynamic and energetic social dance performed by residents of Dramche, Pijanec. It is danced in a semicircle at weddings, public gatherings and religious holidays. The dance starts with a slow walking movement, then changes to swift and short steps, followed by quick steps and foot stamping. For local audiences, the Kopachkata dance is a symbol of cultural identity, not only of the community of the village of Dramche, but for the wider Pijanec region.

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Place/region: Pijanec, North Macedonia, South East Europe
Series: 2014 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Anastasov Kircho
Publisher: Municipality of Delchevo
Published in:
Rights: Anastasov Kircho

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Original: Video.WMV
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-CLTICH-2014-0099500014.WMV
Source ref.: DOC:0099500014; CAND:00995
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Anastasov Kircho