Boys often at mom's urging have participated in various dance programs. Many American boys somewhere between 10 and 13 take dancing lessons. For some it is an rather painful experience requiring that he dress up in his best suit. Other boys are involved in various ethnic dance programs (German, Greek, Native American, Irish, Scottish, and others). Some
This American boy is competing in an Irish dancing competition called a feis.
Note: Space limitations do not permit me to provide more
information on the extensive topics in the boys' dancing costume pages
or historical photograhs.
however a great deal of additional information and many historical photographs
on the expanded Boys Historical Clothing web site. For details click
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