Lyrids/Kyklos Folk Dance Festival April 23-25 – Register Now!


co-organized by Burnaby and Kyklos International Folk Dancers

April 23 – 25, 2021 online via Zoom

Register Now for your unique Zoom link. FREE to attend!

Here is all the information about the festival you could possible want, and there is lots there!

Festival highlights include:

The two primary teachers this year are Tineke & Maurits van Geel, teaching Armenian, International and Roma dances.  In addition, we have 8 dance, singing and music workshops Saturday and Sunday afternoons, with Ahmet Luleci teaching Turkish dances, Gergana Panova-Tekath teaching Bulgarian dances and Miamon Miller teaching a Balkan musical instruments workshop (All instruments are welcome).  As well, there will be Israeli dances, seated dances, Balkan singing and drumming workshops.

At mealtimes, watch culture talks and memorable videos from past Salt Spring Island & Lyrids Folk Dance Festivals with Dale Adamson and Rosemarie Keough (founder of the Salt Spring Island folk dance festival).

You won’t want to miss our evening parties with our favourite recorded dances, and with Osem i Devet + friends playing recorded and live music.

Here’s how you can get involved and participate:

  1. Register for the […]
By |2021-04-22T13:39:05-07:00April 22nd, 2021|Armenian, Balkan, Culture, Dance, International, Live, Music, Party, Singing, Workshop|0 Comments

Armenian Folkdance – last Sunday of each month

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.”

Anyone interested in joining should email Naïry at

More info here: Armenian Cultural Organization of Minnesota

By |2020-12-30T11:05:46-08:00December 30th, 2020|Armenian, Dance, Live, Workshop|3 Comments

Armenian Folkdance – last Sunday of each month at 2pm CT

Naïry (pr. NYRI) Digris will be teaching easy Armenian folkdances via Zoom on the last Sundays of the month at 1:30 pm to 2:30pm (central time).

NOTE: Updated time. New listing here.

Upcoming sessions are October 25, November 29 and December 27.

Anyone interested in joining should email Naïry at

By |2020-12-30T11:02:30-08:00October 2nd, 2020|Armenian, Dance, Live, Workshop|0 Comments
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