Video by Christine Newton, danced by Kaitlin Krebs (Irish) and Simone Gringas (Scottish) at the 2009 Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
What’s that you do? Riverdance? Many of you might’ve been asked that question at one time or another and tried to explain your art form and what makes it unique. Or you may just be curious yourself about highland dancing’s trendy cousin, Irish dancing. See for yourself the differences in this entertaining video that playfully pits the Irish version against the Scottish version of the Jig. Let us know what you love about highland dance in the comments, or if you’ve done Irish dance too, your favorite aspects of each.
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