Thousands dance quadrille to mark end of school year

Around 6,000 students danced the quadrille, a traditional prom dance, in 20 Slovenian towns at noon on 19 May, in what has become a popular way to mark the end of school for final-year secondary school students.

Roughly 2,500 students danced in the capital of Ljubljana and around 1,000 in Maribor, the country's second largest city.

The quadrille festival started out in Slovenia in the early 2000s and has since spread to five other countries - Serbia, Slovakia, Hungary, North Macedonia and Montenegro. The project's coordinator Rudi Kocbek said up to 19,000 students danced in...

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