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

Children’s Class

Intermediate Class

Advanced Class

FREE ‘Come and Try’ World Folk Dance (Saturday 29 January 2022, 2.30-4.30pm)

A FREE 'Come and Try' afternoon where you will get to experience traditional, modern, energetic and easy dances from countries around the world. WHEN: Saturday 29 January 2022, 2.30pm - 4.30pm Please register by emailing: or phoning 62866402 (Lesley). Beginner classes start the following week from Wednesday 2 February, 7.30 to 9pm and Thursday 3 February, 10.30am to 12pm [...]

Classes for 2022 start from Monday 31 January

Travel the world of exotic music and dance! All dance classes for 2022 begin on Monday 31 January. Come and join the fun!

‘One More Time’ Workshop (Saturday 5 March, 2-5pm)

'One More Time' International Dance Workshop - Andre van de Plas (2019) Anyone who was ever in a class with Andre would have heard that phrase numerous times while learning a dance, and it has become synonymous with him. Over 700 dances from 51 different countries have been left with us - a truly remarkable legacy. He would be very [...]

Virtual FDA workshops for 2022

Folk Dance Australia is running virtual workshops during 2022 via zoom featuring international world dance teachers: Sunday 3 April - Gergana Panova (Bulgaria) Sunday 5 June - Ira Wesburd (USA) Sunday (date tbc) August - Ahmet Luleci (USA) These workshops are free for FDA members. Annual membership: $25. Contact: Folk Dance Canberra will also provide their hall and large [...]