Shalakho(Redirected from Şalaxo)
Shalakho (Armenian: շալախո shalakho; Azerbaijani: Şələqoy; Georgian: შალახო shalakho or Georgian: კინტოური kintouri) is a popular dance of the Caucasus of Azeri origin. A time signature of the dance is 6
8. The folk versions of the dance vary, depending on the region.
In a broadly spread version, two men dance in order to win the favour of a woman. The dance can be performed by one or more dancers, men or women, in a free, Caucasian style of performance. Motions of women can be slow and lyrical. Music of the dance is rapid, which is reflected in the expansive and energetic motions of men.
- Katherine St. John; Lloyd Miller; Mahera Harouny. (1987). Radif-e raqs: collection of dance sequences of the Persian tradition. Society for Preservation and Propagation of Eastern Arts. p. 127.
- N. G. Volkova (Translated by K. Tuite). Udis / Edited by R. Khanam. — Encyclopaedic Ethnography of Middle-East and Central Asia: Global Vision Publishing House, 2005. — Т. 1. — С. 820. The young generation of Udis dwelling in Georgia know Georgian songs. Most dances are of Azerbaijan origin (uzundara, shalakho), and Georgian Udis dance the Georgian lek'uri.
- Микеладзе Г. (2007). Сын бека, потомок шаха. Азербайджанские Известия. p. 3.