The Schuhplattler

Schuhplattler Dance
@Marcyaz (35669)
United States
March 9, 2016 11:07am CST
When I was a young girl my family belonged to the Bavarian Club, they needed children to do a traditional German folk dance called the Schuhplattler. I hope I have spelled that correctly. We would meet and learn the steps and we even competed in another city and won second place. Wow were us kids ever happy we had lots to eat in this other city, it was a beautiful park and we danced our hearts out. Photo from Wikipedia
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• United States
9 Mar 16
Oh this sounds beautiful and so much fun and so great that you guys won 2nd place! So nice you also got to travel too Marcy. Wish I could have seen you do that dance.
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@Marcyaz (35669)
• United States
9 Mar 16
@TiarasOceanView It was a lot of fun and we did travel to the other city around 220 miles away and my first time there. There were both girls and boys doing the dance. We were so proud to have won second place.
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• United States
9 Mar 16
@Marcyaz A great credit due you Marcy.
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@Marcyaz (35669)
• United States
9 Mar 16
@TiarasOceanView Thanks, my friend I appreciate that.
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@LadyDuck (157954)
• Switzerland
9 Mar 16
I know the Schuhplattler because this is also the folk dance of the Tyrol, in northern Italy.
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@Marcyaz (35669)
• United States
9 Mar 16
@LadyDuck I thought this was only in Germany, I had no idea it was the folk dance in Northern Italy. Like I have said many times you will learn something new on here almost every day.
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@LadyDuck (157954)
• Switzerland
9 Mar 16
@Marcyaz North East of Italy in the Tyrol, they also speak German in that Italian region.
@VivaLaDani13 (19999)
• Perth, Australia
20 Apr 16
I think I know what dance you are referring to. Seems like a lot of fun!
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@Marcyaz (35669)
• United States
20 Apr 16
@vivaLaDani13 It was so much fun for all us children and to go to another town was fantastic.
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@GreatMartin (4541)
• Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
10 Mar 16
And kids want to rush their lives (fun) away and get older!
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@Marcyaz (35669)
• United States
10 Mar 16
@GreatMartin They sure do and as we get older we wish we could be younger again.
@AnneEJ (5013)
• Dollard-Des-Ormeaux, Quebec
9 Mar 16
That sounds like a nice experience
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@Marcyaz (35669)
• United States
9 Mar 16
It was a really nice experience and for a young child an unforgettable experience.
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@Corbin5 (106702)
• United States
9 Mar 16
Such a wonderful time for all at that competition. The food would have made me happy too!
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@Marcyaz (35669)
• United States
9 Mar 16
@Corbin5 It was a fun competition and the food was excellent. We ate at picnic tables at the place we were at.
@Jessicalynnt (47895)
• Centralia, Missouri
10 Mar 16
learning those traditional dances sounds fun
@BelleStarr (38412)
• United States
9 Mar 16
That sounds like fun and I hope you got German food, that is quite delicious.
@jaboUK (54058)
• United Kingdom
9 Mar 16
That's a nice memory for you. Do you have German ancestry?