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 presents ‘Rhythms of Orfeus’, Friday 23 September, 7.30pm – 9pm

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: Friday, 23 September, 7.30pm Where: Folk Dance Canberra Hall, 114 Maitland Street, Hackett ACT 2602 Contact via Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Orfeevi-Ritmi-108941387377250/ Entry by donation.

Christmas Dance Party, Saturday 10 December, 2pm – 5pm

Another excellent Christmas party to look forward to! Dancers who attend any of FDC's classes are all welcome. WHEN: Saturday 10 December (time 2pm - 5pm)

More virtual FDA workshops planned for 2023 – watch this space!

Folk Dance Australia will be running more virtual workshops during 2023 via zoom featuring international world dance teachers. Stay tuned for further details! 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.