It is the regional dance of Seville, of great popularity, officially appears as a genre in 1884 when the Dictionary of the Spanish Language includes for the first time this term.
In the ancient texts, the Sevillians are linked to the "manchegas", cheerful dances, typical of festivals and romerías.
Sevillanas have a ¾ and 6/8 compass divided into four parts.
The dance symbolizes the four stages of "galanteo" masculine, since it is the dance of the entourage and the elegant seduction.
Sevillanas are characterized by their arm, "grip" and harmonious movements.
At present, the dance is in good health, it is still a success both in Spain and abroad. Sevillan competitions exist, the best artists include them in their repertoire and many people enjoy dancing at fairs, "rociera" halls, anniversaries, weddings, etc.