Square Dance History Project
The rich story of North American square dance finally has a home in the digital age.

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  • Subject is exactly "Northern / Québécois"
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Danseurs de l’Ile Jésus - dip and dive

Performance by a group of dancers at an outdoor event organized by Phillippe Bruneau at the Musée canadien des civilisations (Gatineau) in 1989. The first half of the dance is built around a series… View item
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Tout Le Monde en Place

After several pages to set the context, the author gives the calls in French and describes basic figures, including a lengthy description of the Quebecois swing. Hill is an orchestra leader who… View item
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Baie Saint-Paul, #2

Footage from Baie Saint-Paul, in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, taken at the "Centre hospitalier de Charlevoix" on January 5, 1974, by Guy Landry. Dance historian Pierre Chartrand… View item
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Québécois square - "La Passe des dames, la Passe des hommes"

This is part of an evening dance sponsored by Les Danseurs et Musiciens de l'Ile Jésus, the old name for Laval, across the river from Montréal. The group was founded in 1978 and holds… View item
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Set carré - Drummondville, Quebec

Dance filmed by Normand Legault, filmed in the early 1980s in Durham-Sud (South Durham), south of Drummondville. Caller: Ernest Carson Fiddle: Mario Landry Mandolin: Dave Gallant Piano: Paul… View item
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Mont Joli 1

This video is from Soirée Canadienne, a Canadian television series broadcast every Saturday evening from 1960 to 1983 , or 23 years on TV-7 (CHLT - Sherbrooke ) and network Télé-Métropole . The… View item
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La-Bouchette

This square dance was filmed for a Quebec, Canadian television series called Soirée Canadienne that aired between 1960 and 1983. The show was hosted by Louis Bilodeau. View item
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Entrelacs 2

This square dance was filmed for a Quebec, Canadian television series called Soirée Canadienne that aired between 1960 and 1983. The show was hosted by Louis Bilodeau. View item
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Mont Joli 3

This square dance was filmed for a Quebec, Canadian television series called Soirée Canadienne that aired between 1960 and 1983. The show was hosted by Louis Bilodeau. View item
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Entrelacs

This square dance was filmed for a Quebec, Canadian television series called Soirée Canadienne that aired between 1960 and 1983. The show was hosted by Louis Bilodeau. View item
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St-Adalbert 1

This square dance was filmed for a Quebec, Canadian television series called Soirée Canadienne that aired between 1960 and 1983. The show was hosted by Louis Bilodeau. View item
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Black Lake 1

This square dance was filmed for a Quebec, Canadian television series called Soirée Canadienne that aired between 1960 and 1983. The show was hosted by Louis Bilodeau. View item