Slovenian traditional music and dance is broadly part of the Alpine and Austro-Bavarian familly but with national characteristics and Balkan influences. Whilst this is a generalisation, a characteristic style would be that the upper part of the body is stiffly upright with little movement, the steps small and close to the ground and the knees slightly flexed. Men's movements may be more exhibitionist whilst women's more restrained.

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Akademska Folklorna Skupina France Marolt
The group of the students' organisation of the university of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Includes history, video clip, and regional dance information with audio clips and images. [English, Slovenian]
Društo Krog
Brief details of the children's folk dance group in Maribor, Slovenia. [English, Slovenian].
Jurjevanje
Annual festival in Bela Krajina, Slovenia, showcasing Slovenian folk dance. Includes profile, program, information on the town and visiting groups, and image gallery. [English, German, Slovenian].
KUD Triglav Slovenski Javornik - Jesenice
Folklore group from Jesenice, Slovenia. Includes details of the dance section, the band, the choir and the costume -makers, information on the regional dances, and image galleries. [English, Slovenian]
Žkud Tine Rožanc
Folklore group from Ljubljana, Slovenia presenting traditional customs, dances, music and national costumes. Includes profile, regional dance style information and video clips, image gallery, and contact details. [English, Slovenian].
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