Welcome to Folk Dance Canberra

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"25 years of Fostering International Folk Dance for Fun and Fitness"

FDC prides itself on teaching dances from around the world, whilst promoting physical fitness and emotional well-being in a social setting.

FDC's aims are to:

- promote the development of folk dancing in Canberra and the surrounding region; and

- encourage the professional development of teachers of folk dance.

André van de Plas in Canberra

Canberra World Dance Workshops with André van de Plas

(23 - 24 July)

André van de Plas, a professional world dance teacher from the Netherlands is coming to Canberra! 

For more than 30 years André has taught and choreographed international dance in the Netherlands and overseas. His workshop program in Canberra will run from Sunday 23 July to Monday 24 July, including a dance party on the Sunday evening.

Beginners World Dance Class

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Thursday nights, 7.30 – 8.30 pm (starting 2 February)

Learn the Gypsy Polka, Russian ‘Ya Da Kalinushku’, Peruvian ‘Chilili’, Albanian ‘Valle Pogonishte’, Turkish ‘Hastayim’, Romanian ‘Sarba de la Eninsala’ and many more wonderful dances to inspiring music from countries around the world. No partner necessary. All welcome. Bookings and enquiries: 0420 524 412 (Rebecca)