is danced in Elgoibar on San Bartolomé’s feast day on August 24th. That is the festivity of the patron saint of Elgoibar and the soka-dantza is danced in the square after the high mass. The mayor leads the dance procession to the square and then after the procession has gone around the square one, the aurreskulari
leads the dance. The Hartiz
dance group performs the soka-dantza
and between 14 and 20 dantzaris take part.