What’s a sevillana dress?

What's a sevillana dress?The sevillana dress is worn by artistes who perform sevillana, a colourful and exciting style of song and dance that originated in Castile, Spain. It is a variation of a style of dance known as the seguidilla. It is performed to a strict 3/4 rhythm by pairs or groups of people. This style of dance is performed at fiestas of all kinds throughout Spain, especially during the feria, when women wear the colourful sevillana polka-dotted dresses (traje gitanas), that gives the dance a swirling quality and grace.

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