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Flurry ’21 – Dancing in the Cloud
A year like no other means a Flurry like no other.
This February 12-14, let’s continue the tradition and gather virtually. Flurry’21: Dancing in the Cloud will include more than 100 Zoom sessions of music, dance, jam sessions, educational workshops, social hours, and much more. It will be the next best thing to being in person! Your ticket to this year’s Flurry allows entrance to it all.
For more information and to purchase tickets click here.
Come dance with us! Burnaby International Folk Dancers is having Jaap Leegwater, for two-hour online dance workshop via Zoom on Tuesday, February 16 and a week later on February 23 for a one hour review session. Accompanying Jaap will be Jan Wollring, accordionist, and Tijn Boissevain with video and technical support. Our club runs weekly Tuesday evening Zoom sessions from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm (PT), although for Jaap’s workshops, we will run from 7:30 – 10:00 pm (PT).
Please note that these workshops are free of charge. For more info: burnabyfolkdance.org.
February 16, 2021 – 7:30pm-10:00pm (PT)
February 23, 2021 – 7:30pm – 10:00pm (PT)
Tune in at 7:15 pm (PT) for chat time.
Zoom Link: Click here for Zoom link
Meeting ID: 995 0493 2576
Passcode: Bifd (Uppercase ‘B’ lowercase ‘ifd’)
San Antonio Folk Dancers are continuing their Zoom dancing this Tuesday 7-8pm CT. “Doors” open around 6:45pm.
San Antonio Folk Dancers Meet Tuesdays 7-8pm (Doors open at 6:45 pm):
The link below will be valid through the end of March.
Click here for Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 852 5527 0704
After 8 pm we may dance more if there some want to stay longer.
New York’s only music and dance festival of its kind celebrates 36 years of music and dance. For the first time, live-streamed worldwide from our homes to yours. The Festival is hosted by Zlatne Uste Brass Band and features a tapestry of musics from the Balkans and beyond.
Our 36th year shaking up NY and the world!
Join us for two nights of great Balkan Music, Dance, and Arts online.
Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band will headline, along with 30 bands and performers over two nights.
Enjoy live-streamed cybercast concerts on both nights from across the US on our stages. Live-streamed dance instruction on Friday evening! Great live and pre-recorded music videos both nights.
Discover unique crafts and food in our Virtual Charshiya marketplace (opening Dec. 6, 2020), as well as interactive gatherings, workshops and demos during the festival.
Tickets: Register in advance, or during festival, for link to the live stream.
Suggested donation: $25 for both nights’ access – no minimum.
All proceeds from the festival will be donated to charitable or educational organizations related to Balkan culture and communities.
More info: goldenfest.org
Balkan Mondays Online
Vocal workshop with Dina Cindrić
JANUARY 25; FEBRUARY 1, 8, 15, & 22, 2021, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM ET
Balkan Fest Montreal
Learn the elements of style, pronunciation, ornamentation, improvisations and more, All levels welcome.
Instructor: Dina Cindrić
Cost: $50 per participant for all 5 classes, or $15 per class
Register here: https://balkanfestmontreal.
Instruction will be in English and French.
Each class will focus on the songs of one or more of the following dances:
Follow the links above to download lyrics, translations, and scores before the workshops, and to access supplementary audio files, dance notes, videos, etc.
During the workshops, you will be able to sing or play along, while muted, with Dina.
From time to time, you may be invited to unmute and to sing or play so that Dina can offer comments and advice.
To ensure that all participants can receive some personal instruction, each class will be limited to 15 people.
Instrumental workshop with Sergiu Popa
JANUARY 25; FEBRUARY 1, 8, 15, & 22, 2021, 8 PM – 9 PM […]
We dance in a huge and beautiful space in what used to be a church. It’s two hours of international folk dances, including many Israeli dances. I usually teach just one dance in a session. Also, during the two hours we have a short break with some sit-down-dancing.
Saturday, January 16
2:00 – 4:00pm ET
Scandinavian Dances for Covid Times with Roo Lester
Some find Scandinavian music and dance to be lyrical and flowing. Others find it to have drive and passion. Come on Saturday and decide for yourself.
Join us for some non-partner, Covid-friendly dances to lovely and fun Norwegian and Swedish music. All of the dances can be done in spaces – small or large, carpeted or not – with limited turning. For more information about Roo and her workshop visit the event page.
Thursday, January 21
7:00 – 8:30pm ET
FAC Game Show: Souvenir Sleuth
We are excited to present the first-ever FAC Game Show: Souvenir Sleuth, in which teams compete to identify souvenir objects acquired by FAC friends in their travels. Visit the event page for more details.
There are multiple ways to enjoy the evening. Submit a souvenir and tell its story! Participate as a team member and play the guessing game! Watch from the audience and swap travel stories!
As part of that free online event, in addition to fascinating programming on folk dance as well many other kinds of folk crafts and traditions, there will be evening dance parties. You are invited to be part of those dance parties!
We are looking for individuals and groups to lead dances on Zoom the evenings of April 8, 9, and 10.
- Lead dances (15 minutes, total)
- All types of ethnic and traditional dances are welcome
- Followable material
- Experts will help you with your music & sound
You can use recorded or live music – either with musicians present, or dancing to a video made by musicians (we can help you match to live music if you wish).
Reply to us via this Google Form as soon as feasible, and no later than February 15, 2021.
If there is an overabundance of responses, priority will be given to current NFO members.
for the NFO 2021 Conference Dance Parties Committee
We made it to 2021! Time to celebrate with a dance party
- Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
- Times: 3:00pm to 6:30pm, Pacific Time Zone, check google to see what time it is where you live
- Where: Online using Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/600066908
We made it – it’s 2021. So….. time for a dance party! We hope to see you on Saturday January 16 from 3:00-6:30pm US Pacific time. We will be celebrating the dances of Atanas Kolarovski with Fusae Carroll. The after party will be hosted by Paul Collins and friends. Please see the attached flyers for further information. Please reply if you have any dance requests and/or any questions. Alicia La Fetra, Lisa Michael and Stacy Rose will be happy to answer anything you need to know about our dance party, we are the communications branch of the Global Folk Dance Team.We look forward to a lovely party on January 16. Hope to see you there.
The Global Folk Dance Team
- Then.. join everybody at the Party right after […]
Alexandria Folk Dancers
Next meeting: Thursday, 21 January, 7:30 – 9pm ET
Join Zoom Meeting
Click here for Zoom link
Meeting ID: 922 1653 6965
Eclectic mix of IFD, with occasional teaching or review as needed.
Leaders: Patricia Williams, Eileen Shropshire, guest leaders.
There is no charge to join.
San Diego Folk Dance Center International Dance
Saturday, January 9, 6:30pm to 10pm PT
Come dance with us this evening!
Hosted by Chin Yu
6:30 p.m. – Social time and Zoom computer ,camera, and audio checks.
7:00 p.m. — Teaching starts, followed by a program of international dance.
Request dancing at the end of the program if time allows.
10:00-ish p.m. Usual program end time, but depends on who’s still dancing.
To join our Zoom dance session,
- go to the San Diego Folk Dance Center’s website/Newsletter page,
- scroll down to “Join Zoom Meeting,”
- and click on the Zoom link there.
Here’s the link to the Newsletter page:
Please join us for San Diego Folk Dance Center’s international and line-dance sessions! We dance twice a month on irregular Saturdays, 6:30pm to 10 or 11pm, trying to work around other big events in the international dance world. For schedule and information and to get on our mailing list, please contact John Knapp at .
January 9, 2021
Greek Dance Workshop
Christos Papakostas teaching Greek folk dances from Ioannina Greece
11:00 AM PT,
1:00 PM CT,
2:00 PM ET,
21:00 in Greece
Click here to join the event on Zoom
Voluntary donations to benefit Kypseli Greek Dance Center
Donate to: on Paypal
or via Venmo@jozef-bilman
Save the dates
Workshops: 2:00–4:00pm EDT on Saturday, January 9, 2021
Online via Zoom
See all the details here: https://facone.org/programs/online-events-gergana-panova-2.html
To benefit the Folk Arts Center of New England
Join Bulgarian dance teacher Gergana Panova via Zoom, the popular teleconferencing platform.
Dr. Gergana Panova-Tekath was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She graduated from the National School for Dance Arts in Sofia and was selected by Margarita Dikova for the Filip Kutev Bulgarian National Folk Ensemble, where she danced and choreographed until 1994.
Gergana has published numerous articles and has written two books on various aspects of Bulgarian traditional dance. Besides organizing annual summer seminars in Bulgaria (till 2011), Gergana has taught workshops in many countries: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Israel, Turkey, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, Canada, and the United States.
Please donate generously to FAC if you can and help us through this period of social distancing when all of our events are postponed. We suggest a $10 minimum for attending […]
Hey Party People! Be sure to update to Zoom 5.4.7, if you have yet to do so.
Friday Night L.I.F.E. virtual teaching/dancing session (continuing since 3/27/20). This is week 45 of our virtual adventures!
Time: Friday 08:00-10:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) every week, until we return home to LA Dancefit!
***On January 8th, 2021, we are happy to bring you, live from The Netherlands (at 5am), Jaap Leegwater. Jaap is known worldwide for his fun teaching and having introduced dances including Karamfil, Dobrudžanska Pandela, and Mari Marijko. He began his dance career in The Netherlands, where he earned one of his degrees in international folk dance, specializing in Bulgarian folk dance and choreography. Jaap studied at the State Choreographer’s school in Sofia and Plovdiv, living there for two years; he regularly returns to Bulgaria to update his studies and make new recordings.
Sherry Cochran, Joan Hantman, and Tom Bozigian and Sheree King will be on hand for this special evening. We will open the doors at 7:45pm with warmup dances. Jaap will start just after 8pm and teach for most of the evening.
Accompanying Jaap when he returns to review on January 29th will be accordionist Jan Wollring, whom we met […]
Sophia Poster 1919-2020
On December 5, 2020 we lost a force of nature. While we hope to have an in-person celebration after the pandemic (Sophia loved parties!), for now, we will celebrate Sophia Poster together virtually. Please join us.
Sunday, January 17, 2021, 11am PST
to share our memories of Sophia via Zoom.
We will forward more information and the link in the coming weeks.
It’s a New Year’s Eve EXTRAVAGANZA, with multiple tracks of programming and 20+ groups z00ming from locations all across North America and beyond.
Dance, listen, and jam to the wondrous music! Laugh, sing, play games, and hang out!
Toast with us to 2021 across FIVE midnights!
More information and register here: nyedance.info
Monthly on the last Sunday
Next class: Sunday, 31 January 2021, 1:30 – 2:30 CT
Taught by Naïry Digris
“I will teach basic and simple Armenian folkdances on the last Sunday of the month at 1:30 pm CST. These will not be choreographed dances but dances accessible to everyone. Teaching first and then doing the dance.”
More info here: Armenian Cultural Organization of Minnesota