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Twelfth Night Dance Party

Posted by Erich Shelton on Saturday, November 22, 2014, In : Events 
The date is set and the venue is the same as it has been for several years. The only thing missing is you. Our annual Twelfth Night party is on January 10, 2015 at St. Paul's Lutheran church (at the corner of Heidelbach and Virginia). The entrance is at the rear of the church at the playground parking lot. Pot luck dinner begins at 6:00 pm so bring a dish to share. First timers are welcome. No experience or partners are required. Dancing will go on till 11:00 with teaching in the beginning an...
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Hoosier XOPO

Posted by Erich Shelton on Monday, April 15, 2013, In : Events 
The Indy Folk Dancers would like to invite you to a spring workshop with Rick King on May 10-12 in Indianapolis. For further information contact Janet Higgs 317-797-3435 or

Rick will be teaching dances from the Balkans and beyond. There will be dances for beginners as well as more-advanced dances with challenge. Please book a spot today. The weekend package is only $27. What a deal!!

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YMCA: Folk Dances from Around the World

Posted by Erich Shelton on Saturday, January 29, 2011, In : Events 
The Evansville Folk Dancers will present a four-week beginner's dance workshop starting February 26 at the Evansville Downtown YMCA Activities Room.

Free and open to the community, for adults and youth 14 and over, we will enjoy the folk music, culture and dance of Romania, Greece, Israel and other countries.

Saturdays 10:00-11:00 A. M. February 26, March 5, 12 and 19.

For further information contact Barb Gillespie 812 401 6732 or Mary Engelland 812 431 1323 or contact us here on our website.

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Village Dances from Macedonia

Posted by Erich Shelton on Saturday, January 29, 2011, In : Events 
The International Folk Dance Association of University City (St. Louis) will be hosting a weekend of dance workshops by Michael Ginsburg on FEBRUARY 18-20, 2011.

Michael Ginsburg started dancing during childhood, and he has made several research trips to Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, and Macedonia. He has taught on four continents, and he is known for his energetic and accessible presentation of authentic styling. Besides teaching folk dance, he is the director of the internationally known Balkan bras...
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Lee Otterholt—Balkans and Beyond

Posted by Erich Shelton on Saturday, January 29, 2011, In : Events 
The Columbus Folk Dancers
FEBRUARY 25-27, Columbus, OHIO

Lee teaches dances from Eastern European countries including Greece, Romania, Albania, minority cultures of the Balkans, and Norway. He focuses on teaching how to dance well, not just get the steps, and works to bring improvisation, self-expression and spontaneity into the dance.

The weekend begins on Friday, 8:00 pm and continues until Sunday afternoon lunch with Lee at a local restaurant.

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Day of Dance : February 19, 2011

Posted by Erich Shelton on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, In : Events 

Join The Women's Hospital and The Evansville International Folk Dancers for at this annual signature event.  Day of Dance for Your Health is a community-based event, hosted by Spirit of Women hospitals across the county.

Free health screenings will include, but are not limited to, total lipid panels (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides), blood glucose, PAD (peripheral arterial disease),blood pressure, height, weight, body mass index and sleep assessments. Fasting is recommended for...

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Autumn Leaves XXVII

Posted by Erich Shelton on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, In : Events 
On November 12-14 the Nashville International Folk Dancers will hold their 27th Autumn Leaves Dance weekend.

This year's dance leader is Sani Rifati. Sani is a Rom from Kosovo in the former Yugoslavia. He began dancing at a young age in his neighborhood (mahala) in Pristina, learning from uncles, neighbors, and especially his mother, Djevria. He learned many of the dances in various neighborhoods throughout the former Yugoslavia. In his late teens, Sani performed with Kheljen Roma, a traveli...

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