Celtic Confluence Circle Dance Workshop, Hamilton
25-26 November 2023
Dance Folkus presents a weekend of Celtic-inspired new dance choreographies in the circle dance style.
Internationally popular UK guest tutors and choreographers Cindy Kelly & Adrian Pointon tour their latest repertoire of devised dances to Celtic and traditional music.
Fun to dance, expertly taught, easy to learn.
Parea – Dance – Community, Auckland
2 December 2023
Join us for a relaxed social afternoon with dances from Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia and other countries – including many older favourites.
See poster for details
Folk Dance Tours with Tineke & Maurits van Geel, 2024
ARMENIA TOUR 15 May – 1 June 2024
A 14-day dance trip visiting the highlights and hidden gems of Armenia. Dance classes with local teachers.
BALI DANCE VACATION 17 June – 1 July 2024
A 15-day dance vacation offering a tropical cocktail to beach, nature, handcrafts, culture, beautiful weather and hospitable hosts. International folk dancing with Tineke and Maurits.
Both tours are also suitable for non-dancers.
For details visit www.tinekevangeel.nl
Folk Bal and Dance Workshops, Wellington
7-8 October 2023
A special weekend of dance that will undoubtedly make Wellingtonian dance enthusiasts and folk music aficionados fall in love with Balfolk.
Balfolk is a folk dance and music movement from Europe that gives new life to traditional dances, a modern way to dance to folk tunes. It has a friendly, social and energising atmosphere. Dances are simple and easy to learn but also have depth allowing for exploration and playful variations which makes it accessible to people with all skill levels.
The weekend offers opportunities to learn the varied repertoire of Balfolk dances under the skilful guidance of Michael Parmenter & Kate Grace, Balfolk Aotearoa/NZ’s co-directors. It concludes in a joyful celebration with a Folk Bal.
The Tūranga Bal, Gisborne
30 September – 1 October 2023
FDNZ’s good-time gathering for 2023. A weekend of dance, bringing new life to old dance traditions. Balfolk workshops for dancers and musicians alike, Appalachian clogging, waiata-a-ringa, community folk dance events.
Join us there!
Winter Warm Up Workshop, Auckland
12-13 August 2023
A weekend workshop of international folk dance wrapped around the annual Winter Warm Up. Visiting Australian tutor Chris Wild shares favourites from the Sydney-based dance group Sedenka.
Nau mai Haere mai. Make this a weekend feast of worldwide connection through dance.
Winter Warm Up, Auckland
Saturday 12 August, from 5.45pm
Danish House, 6 Rockridge Ave, Penrose
Its time again! Always the folkloric fun of the year! 13 ethnic ensembles will show & then share, inviting you to join them in outrageous dancing connection goodness.
Cash bar opens 5.45pm, with mulled wine on arrival. Argentinian dinner food at modest price. Raffles. $2 entry.
Contact: Rae Storey, email@example.com