Article in The Acorn (California) about square dancing.
A centuries-old social dance with European roots, square dancing is alive and growing in many parts of the world, and it has been an integral part of American social life. Square dancing is also popular in Germany, Sweden and Japan. “They dance to American English calls. If I were to go to Japan and, even though I don’t speak the language, I could go to a square dance,” Sybil Duhig said.