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Rant is a monthly ceilidh dancing event in the heart of Brighton, held on the first Friday of every month. Come along from 8pm - 11pm and enjoy raucous celtic dancing with live band & caller in a beautiful building, with helpful staff serving awesom


The North Texas Traditional Dance Society (NTTDS) was chartered in 1986 as a non-profit educational organization to promote a better understanding and appreciation of American folk dancing, its music, its history, and related folklore. It is an affil

Dance Gypsies

This group is for people who love to dance, listen to live music, get plenty of exercise, and make new friends!  Typically we get about 60-80 people per dance night. This is a great place for beginning dancers to explore new fun and experienced dance

Contra Dancers

There are over 100 people Contra Dancing in Atlanta Every Friday Night. We're talking: Live music, Friendly people, Lots of Fun, and only $10... Here are some YouTube videos that show Atlanta dances: with Elftones, Dancing-Tigers, New-Years, Great Li

Happy Dancers

Mostly Waltz invites you to an afternoon of dance to beautiful live music. In addition to the waltzes, the program includes other couple dances, such as swing, tango, polka, one-step, schottische, fox-trot, No partner or experience is needed. Your


Who? We are a group of people who love to dance, of all ages, young and not-so-young, singles and couples, dancers and newcomers. No experienced needed, this group is for anyone who wants to join in - everyone can learn to dance and we regularly prov


Circle Dancing is open to everyone. Circle dances are choreographed to different styles of music and rhythms, they can be rather lively or meditative - most of them are deeply rooted in various traditions of folk dances from around the world. No expe


Contra dance is a kind of social dance with live music where a caller teaches the figures.  You don't need to come with a partner, and while there is a short lesson before each of our dances it's optional.  Most people learn contra dancing by doing i

contra dancers

Dance to an Indian Folk dance! With explosive rhythms and dynamic flair, it's no surprise that Bhangra and Bollywood, which both hail from India, are increasingly popular styles of dance in the US. You may have noticed this fresh injection of Indian


Do you enjoy dancing to live music? Do you enjoy a lot of swinging in your dancing? Do you like going to dances that build a sense of community among its participants? Then you'll want to come to a contra dance! Contra dance has its origins in Englis


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September 27, 2015

IFDC is a recreational folk dance club that is open to the public at large, as well as to the University of Toronto community. We teach dances in an informal and relaxed setting. No partners are necessary. Most of the dances are traditional circle, l

Folk Dancers
September 26, 2015

The TACH Turkish Folk Dance Group, supported by the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Western Australia meets regularly for practice, learning new dances and performing in local multicultural festivals. Anybody who would like to learn Turki

September 25, 2015

Folk dancing is a nice challenge for the mind: lots of different dances, each with its own steps. That can be a bit overwhelming at first. That is why on the first Friday of the month, we teach every dance we do.

First Friday Folk Dancers
September 20, 2015

We're a group of fun-loving, friendly people who run regular dance events in Hobart, Tasmania. Most events have live music from amazing musicians from near and far. All dances are taught, and you'd don't need to bring a partner. Styles vary under the

fun lovers
September 15, 2015

International dancing is great exercise and a wonderful way to make friends. This is a great opportunity for recreational dancers of all levels of experience (including those who have never danced) to learn and share the joy of moving to beautiful mu

September 15, 2015

This is a group for anyone interested in ethnic music and dances or anyone who wants a fun and interesting way to get great exercise. Recreational folk dancing introduces people of all ages to music and dances from all over the world. It is great exe

September 14, 2015

COME AND JOIN THE JOY OF FOLK DANCING Classes of International Folk Dancing with Riki Adivi. We will learn dances from different cultures and differnt places. No exprience is required. No Partner is needed.

September 14, 2015

This group, sponsored by 16th Century, Inc (a historical-education not-for-profit) offers classes and workshops in environmental, interactive and improvisational theatre. Many classes offer a historical education as well as a practical application of

September 14, 2015

Contra dance is what English/French/Irish/Scottish dancing evolved into when it arrived in New England. Revived in the 1960s-80s, contra dancing is dynamic, energetic, intergenerational, and very easy to learn, with or without a partner. Although con

Paris Contra Dancers
September 2, 2015

The group is for everyone interested in learning the unique Bulgarian folk dances and music. No partner or experience is required; however, we can challenge the more experienced ones too :)

Bulgarian folk dancers
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