Sword Dancing

Sword Dancing Saturday 1–2pm. Be amazed by dancers who weave swords into complex configurations as part of this ancient winter celebration. At the Dana Discovery Center Central Park (110 St off 5th Ave) at 1and 3 pm. Half Moon Sword, an all-women’s team, shows sword dancing as it was practiced in the farming and coal-mining regions of northern England, where the annual visit of the local sword dancers to the village homes was thought to guarantee good luck for the year.

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