FOLK DANCE CANBERRA Dancing to Wonderful Music from Countries Around the World

About Folk Dance Canberra

Folk Dance Canberra is a unique and welcoming community providing physical and social well-being through world dance. Suitable for all ages, and all levels of dance experience, classes range from beginner to advanced offering a wonderful pathway into dance cultures across the globe.

“By coming together in a circle, and keeping stories and traditions alive, dancing is a way of promoting peace and understanding through the generations and across the world.” 

“I still consider myself a beginner, but everyone is so encouraging and welcoming.

 “During these strange Covid times, it’s great that we can still access the talents of international teachers via zoom. I will certainly be looking forward to the next Virtual workshop.

Beginner’s Class

Intermediate Class

Advanced Class

Orfeevi Ritmi with ‘Rhythms of Orfeus’, Sunday 28 May, 2.30-4.30pm

Experience wild rhythms, exotic melodies, and bold singing, blending ancient traditions with modern musical idioms. Canberra duo, Alister Price (accordionist) and Desi Gancheva (singer), are performing Balkan music and leading dances that everyone can join in. When: Sunday 28 May, 2.30 - 4.30pm Where: Folk Dance Canberra Hall, 114 Maitland Street, Hackett ACT 2602 Cost: $20 or $10 (Concession and [...]

Mid-Year Dance Party, Saturday 24 June, 2-5pm

Another excellent dance party for FDC members to look forward to! Theme: Winter Solstice so wear your warm winter colours! Dancers who attend any of FDC's classes are all welcome. WHEN: Saturday 24 June, 2-5pm

FDA Weekend Workshop in Canberra, 13-15 October

Folk Dance Australia Weekend Workshop, hosted by Folk Dance Canberra Friday 13 to Sunday 15 October 2023 Featuring an exciting program of FDA teachers and an invited guest teacher, Darko Andreski from 'Dancers Without Borders', Canberra. Workshop includes: six sessions of dancing from easy to advanced over two days; accommodation (Canberra Carotel Motel); Saturday and Sunday lunches; Saturday night's dinner. [...]