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As well as the songs, the turnips and the music, hop-tu-naa also has a dance.

We are very pleased to have available a number of films of the dance being performed, including this lovely performance by Onchan School, given as a part of the 2017 Manx Folk Awards.

Instructions for the steps, and the music, are available amongst the download files on this page: Hop-tu-naa.

Another short film of the dance being performed was captured during The Grand Manx Dance at Tynwald Day 2017, featuring the combined forces of Perree Bane and Skeddan Jiarg: