manx celtic music and dance

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On Tynwald Day (5 July) some of the Isle of Man's dance groups gather on the front fairfield in St Johns to perform a medley of Manx dances together. 

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The GRAND MANX DANCE often consists of: 

Hop tu naa 

WATCH Hop tu naa on Tynwald Day


Gorse Sticks

Eunyssagh Vona

Cur Shaghey yn Geurey (AKA Step Dance or Bendy Bendy!)

Dance for Three (tune: Three Little Boats)

Flitter Dance

Shooyl Ineenyn

Billey Keirn (tune: Gathering in the Barley)

Hunt the Wren

Watch the Grand Manx Dance 2017

Watch a time-lapse video of the Grand Manx Dance 2019