Balfolk: a social dance that gives new life to traditional dances. Simple group and partner dances accessible to all skill levels. Tuesdays 6-7.30pm at the Innermost Gardens Hall, Mt Victoria. $10 or koha for concession/student/unwaged. More info: wellingtonbalfolk@gmail.com.

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    Dance communities in Wellington

    Balfolk: social dance that gives new life to European traditional dances. Tuesdays 6pm-7:30pm at Innermost Gardens Hall (until June 11), Mt Victoria. $10 Balfolk Aotearoa NZ @balfolkwellington wellingtonbalkfolk@gmail.com Bulgarian: Bulgarian Society Horo promotes, preserves and fosters Bulgarian culture, including dance, see www.facebook.com/horo.wellington Israeli: group meets Mondays, see groups page at macholpacifica.org.nz, or contact widgdance@gmail.com or 021 102-9834 Mexican: free folkloric dance workshop at the embassy of Mexico, dates and times tbc, see www.facebook.com/DanzamitierraNZ Contra dance: occasional dances on a Saturday, see Contra Dance Wellington or contact Mark, 04 299-1136 Polish: The Lublin Dance Company, contact Leszek Lendnal, ph 021 383-958 or email leszek.lendnal@gmail.com Scottish: Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

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    Victoria University Folk Club

    What: Vicfolk is a student-led club that hosts a range of lively events, including ceilidhs every few months. We welcome collaborative suggestions from anyone interested in putting on participatory folk music events.Contact: vicfolkmusic@gmail.com, website www.vicfolkmusic.wordpress.com

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    World Dance

    When: Occasional sessions – contact for session timesWhere: TBCWhat: Traditional and some modern folk dances from many countries, taught by group members.Contact: Michele Dickson, 04 972-2350, email micheledickson21@gmail.com or Liora Noy, 021 355 041 email lioranoy@gmail.comCost: $5 per session