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

Mid-Year Dance Party, Saturday 29 June, 2-5pm

Another excellent dance party for FDC members to look forward to! Theme: The Celtic culture is being honoured of Wales, Scotland England and Ireland. Dancers who attend any of FDC's classes are all welcome. WHEN: Saturday 29 June, 2-5pm

Balkan Boogie, Saturday 31 August,1.30-4.30pm

Music and Dance Tuition from Balkan Boogie! Coming to Canberra for the first time and featuring Yorgo Kaporis as dance teacher accompanied by five talented musicians. Don’t miss out on a great afternoon of fun and entertainment with music, songs, and dancing from the Balkan region of Eastern Europe. When: Saturday 31 August, 1.30 - 4.30pm Where: Folk Dance Canberra [...]

FDA Zoom Workshops for 2024

Folk Dance Australia will be running more virtual workshops during 2024 via zoom featuring international world dance teachers. Sunday 13 October (3 - 5pm) : Lee Otterholt from USA These workshops are free for FDA members. Annual membership: $25. Contact: okaye@optusnet.com.au Folk Dance Canberra will also provide their hall and large screens for accessing these workshops via zoom.