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Learn to samba in ten easy lessons. WHY WORRY ABOUT the Scotland-Bra/il
score when you can samha the night away instead. .\li.\ing some hasic samha steps with the street-style l‘rom north-east Bra/il. here‘s )‘our guide to one or the most inl'ectious 'l‘eel— good‘ dances in the world. (io on try whipping tip a sweat like the natiyes.
1 Wear trainers or sol‘t-soled shoes. Saltire- painted l'aces are optional.
2 Balance is all important. so best not attempt this at home alter ten pints.
3 |)on‘t do it on a lull stomach: deyouring a \‘indaloo adds the wrong kind ol‘ spice to your ellllol'ts.
4 Samha sideways throw those hips to the left. then right. in quick (as you can manage) succession.
5 Samha crouch for this one. throw hoth hips l'orward. crouch a little with hips hack at neutral. then try throwing hips to the left and forward at the same time. Repeat alternating hetween left and right.
6 Samha on feet put your right foot lorward. halancing all your weight on your lel‘t side. throw hips to the Mt twice. (‘hange sides.
7 New is a dance seen in a lot of street carniyals in north-east Bra/i]. (‘rouch right down to the floor. rising up and throwing the right leg forward. ('rouch again. come tip and throw left leg l‘orward. Keep changing oycl'.
8 Build on this hy jumping left on the left leg. with your right leg out to the right. .ltnnp hack to the middle. 'l‘hen jump right on right leg. with left leg out to the lelt. Repeat: lel't
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9 Alternater. for the l'oothall tan with two left t‘eet. stick on some Saly'adorian axe music and engage in a hit of l‘reestyle jumping around. Very popular at carniy'al time.
10 It‘s last and litlrious. so. lor the sake ol~ all concerned. do rememher to deodorise.
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IS YOUR FINGER numh from phoning lirance for match tickets'.’ .\'eyer l’ear. hecause the world-lamous llampden Roar is going to he temporarily shil'ted north ol‘ the ('lyde tor a few weeks when the 'l'artan 'l'ent sets up tor husiness on (ilasgow (ireen.
With all the atmosphere of a World ('up stadium. the Tent promises hig screen action and liye entertainment. a licensed har and plenty ol‘ food to keep the most rayenous ol the Tartan Army from going home hungry.
On days when Scotland take on their (iroup .»\ opponents. there will he opportunities for would-he Keyin (iallachers to show off their skills. Kl’ .\'uts are sponsoring a KP-uppie contest. while ('arlton Athletic are running a charity penalty shoot- out against celehrity goalies. as well as a 'Ronaldo Run‘ which imitates a certain .\'ike 'l‘\' ad. lilsewhere. ('lyde .\lotors are ol‘l'ering a Vauxhall car as top prize in a kick—a—hall- through—a-hole competition score through the smallest hole. and you can head home in the car.
l.i\'e music also peps up the mood on match days. which line tip as l‘ollows:
Wed 10 Jun
1pm Doors open
3pm 'l‘artan Amoehas
4.30pm Scotland y Bra/i]
6.15pm 'l'artan Amoehas
8pm Morocco \‘ Norway
11pm l)oors (‘losc
Sat 13 Jun
7pm Doors open
8pm llolland \' Belgium
10pm The .»\hha Experience/70s trihute
hand Brickhouse/l).l 'I‘iger 'l'im Midnight l)oors close
Tue 16 Jun
1pm Doors open 3pm Salsa (‘eltica 4.30pm Scotland y Norway
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6.30pm Salsa ('eltica
8pm Bra/il \' Morocco
Fri 19 Jun
3pm Doors open
4.30pm Nigeria \' Bulgaria
7pm |.ine dancing with Sydney l)e\ ine
Midnight doors close Sat 20 Jun
3pm Doors open 4.30pm Belgium y Mexico 7pm ('eilidh with ’l’artan Amoehas and
Midnight Doors close Tue 23 Jun
1pm Doors open
3pm ltaly y Austria
6.30pm Big Vern ’n‘ The Shootahs 8pm Scotland \‘ Morocco 10pm Big Vern
Midnight l)oors(‘losc Fri 26 Jun
2pm Doors open
3pm Argentina \' ('roatia
8pm (‘olumhia y lingland
11pm Doors close
Sat 27 Jun
1pm Doors open
2pm (‘ar \\'ain
3.30pm Runner—l 'p (iroup A \ \Vinner (iroup B
6.30pm ('ar \Vash
8pm \Vinner (iroup .\ y Runner—l 'p
(iroup B Midnight l)oors close
All tickets cost £7.50 per person. with the exception of l’riday 2o .lune (£3.50). and are ayailahle now from (‘andleriggs 'l‘icket ('entre and Tickets Scotland at Virgin .\legastore. .-\rgyll Street. (ilasgow.
’l‘he all-important 'l’artan 'l‘ent ticket hotline is 0870 2402012 lot' credit card hookiltgs. open Mon l‘ri. 0am 5pm.
llurry along. hecause the teams haye tossed the coin. and the show's ahout to start.