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gopak

(ˈɡəʊˌpæk)
n
(Dancing) a spectacular high-leaping Russian peasant dance for men
[from Russian, from Ukrainian hopak, from hop! a cry in the dance, from German hopp!]
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The dance she is most looking forward to performing is the Hopak, one of the most well-known Ukrainian dances.
The works in these two volumes are diverse in style: boom-chicka-boom ("Windrider" and "Toe-Tappin' Twins"), mambo ("Maine Mambo"), blues ("The Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues" and "Rock Talk"), jazz ("Hanon Goes Haywire") and a traditional Ukrainian dance called Hopak ("Hopak from Sorochintsy Fair").
Malorossiishchina and the hopak have no place in Ukraine, and yet here [they] are presented as Ukrainian art.
At Friday night dancing classes some of them learned the Hopak and other Ukrainian folk dances.
A hopak is a spectacular finale dance, often featuring Cossack acrobatics from the males and many turns from the female dancers.
It was there that I learned to dance the hopak in the children's dance troupe, performed my first accordion concert solo, first kissed a girl on New Year's Eve, organized my first political meeting.