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Summer Dancing:

Tuesday nights:  

Request dancing 7-7:30 PM.  Teaching 7:30 - 9:30 PM  
from June 19 to August 21, 2018 at:

Ceperley Meadow in Stanley Park
Past the tennis courts, across from the Pitch and Putt, and near Second Beach.

Open to everyone, all ages, all skill levels.  No previous experience necessary.  We teach very easy dances from many countries.  And, best of all - it's FREE!   

Fall, Winter, Spring dancing:

Sadly, after more than 50 years of weekly Monday night dancing, VIFD is no longer hosting weekly dancing throughout the year.

VIFD will continue teaching and dancing in Stanley Park in the summers.  See details above.

As well we continue the tradition of hosting a Christmas party with live music in early December.

For more information contact

Susan Pinkham at 778-580-7508, susanpinkham2@gmail.com

Party, Party, Party

Bellingham  First Saturday Folk Dance Parties:

Monthly first Saturdays ± October to June. 

Saturday April 7, 2018 - Kafana Club from Portland!

Saturday May 5, 2018 - Zakuska from Seattle!

All parties 7:30 – 10:30 PM at the
Fairhaven Public Library
1117 12th St., Bellingham, WA.
$15 suggested donation
Finger food snacks always appreciated.
All ages welcome
Please remember clean-soled shoes
Info: 360-380-0456
 

Portland  Balkanalia:

August 31 - September 3, 2018.   

Spend a long weekend (Friday evening through Monday morning) immersed in Balkan music and dance, with friends from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.  This is a unique opportunity to enjoy three idyllic days with an incredible gathering of campers, musicians, dancers and singers. Beginners and families are welcome!  If you are new to Balkan music, this camp provides a fantastic introduction.

http://balkanalia.org/index.html

Seattle  Balkan Night Northwest:

March 10 & 11, 2018.

Balkan Night Northwest is a yearly extravaganza celebrating Balkan music and dance in the Pacific Northwest.

https://www.facebook.com/BalkanNightNorthwest

Vancouver  Lyrids Folk Dance Festival:

April 20 - 22, 2018.

Featuring Cristian Florescu and Sonia Dion teaching Romanian dances and an International selection of dances. Saturday night band will be “Osem i Devet with Miamon Miller“ with Michael Lawson and more! To be held at the Peretz Centre, 6184 Ash St, Vancouver, BC.

For more information and registration https://lyridsfolkdancefestival.org/


VIFD Music Books:

For information on Volumes I and II of the VIFD Music Books, originally compiled by Deborah Jones, please contact Susan Pinkham at susanpinkham@gmail.com.   The cost is $25 per volume plus postage.

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Links to Other Dance Groups:

Burnaby International Folk Dancers -
Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:30 PM at Charles Rummel Centre - 3630 Lozells at Government in Burnaby. 
http://burnabyfolkdance.org

Scandinavian Folk Dancers of Vancouverhttp://www.vcn.bc.ca/scandi/

Surrey International Folkdancers - Thursdays at 7:00 at Walnut Road School - 16152 82nd Avenue, Surrey. For information call - 604-496-4236, or go to http://surreyfolkdance.org/

Northwest Folk Dancers Incorporated (NFDI) - http://www.scn.org/nfdi/

Saskatoon International Folkdance Club - http://sifc.dances.it

International Folk Dancers of Ottawa: http://www.ifdo.ca

Ontario Folk Dance Associationhttp://www.ofda.ca/

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Page last updated 28 March, 2018

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Email: vifd@vcn.bc.ca

 

 

 

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