Kids Can Dance the Cadaneasca

The Cadaneasca is a Romanian rhythm and accompanying dance that is among the substantial number of Romanian, Bulgarian and other Southeastern European dances that use “additive rhythms” — phrases that add groups of beats together to make a rhythmic statement. Follow along by counting this 9 beat rhythm quickly — “one two, one two, one two, ONE two three.” Make sure to yell “HEY!”