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FOLK DRESSES

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CZECH REPUBLIC


Germany

(below) Gerard from The Netherlands:

"From the 26th of June until the 17th of July (2011) the World Championship Football for Women will be played in Germany. 
 The fashion concern 'Angermaier' designed three special 'dirndls' (regional costume of Bavaria) in the colors of the German flag."       

        

 

 

Ken R.:

"A scene from the annual German-American celebration from the
 Sunday New York Daily News, photo credit Bryan Smith."

 

 

 

 Ken R.:    Getty Photos

"This Bavarian dance competition. 
It's unfortunately small but what a lovely Pond view."

Sonia has provided this alternative (and better) picture
   


Russia

 


Hungary

 
(L) 1937

 

Crinolyn sends this charming picture of the Voivodina
Hungarian National Costume and Dance Group

Video: A cornucopia of bouffant in this traditional Hungarian folk dance

(below) Crinolyn sends these images from an Hungarian costume/dance occasion:

Video: A charming (Hungarian?) folk dance

...featuring equally charming petticoats!

The music is beautifully haunting at times

 from Jean L.


France

 
 (L)  East Provence (R) Men?


Ireland                    Irish Dancing Costumes

 

A wee bit of an Irish lass,
in Irish (dance) dress!

Courtesy Kristi

 


Catalan (Ethnicity near Spain, Portugal and France)



Balkans


(L) Serbia (R) Croatia


Portugal

Gerry Down Under:

 "Here is a postcard I picked up in Portugal this year (2008);
 it’s an old photo showing washer women from the seaside
town of Nazare, north of Lisbon, where the women traditionally
wear seven petticoats!"

'Captain Marno' provides these interesting examples of Portuguese folk costume petticoats:

       

A 'petticoat' for each ruffle - gotta love it!

'Flamenco' dresses in Portugal

Courtesy Sugarbarre


Spain               Spanish Dancing Costumes

Ken R.:

"The April Fair in Seville, Spain."

Getty Photos

 

 

Poland

 

Polish Folk Ballet

(Mazowsze Ballet)

 


Slovakia



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