Saturday, 27 November 2010
Discofinger: The Irish "Finger Wave"
We've long known that the Republic of Ireland is a veritable hotbed of discofinger enthusiasm, and as such, were not surprised to see it featured on 'Following Fade Street,' a Raidió Teilifís Éireann program where homegrown pundit Conor Behan dissects the antics of Ireland's most loved reality twats.
In the program, Behan highlights some of the more savory dance moves that can be found in the cold, muddy fields that are the Irish Festival scene. He leads with a move that he dubs "the finger wave." You guessed it, he's talking about the discofinger! Despite semantic differences we are pleased that the Irish media recognizes the ubiquity of the move within their beloved Éire and moreover, salute their willingness to reenact it on the airwaves. Skip to 3:40 to get to the good stuff and then again during the credits at 6:15.