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

Australian Dance Week, 29 April – 8 May 2022

During Australian Dance Week, Folk Dance Canberra is offering free admission for anyone who would like to try one of it's classes. Ranging from beginner to advanced, classes occur every day of the week. Please see our class times: For the full program, please see

Virtual FDA workshops for 2022

Folk Dance Australia is running virtual workshops during 2022 via zoom featuring international world dance teachers: Sunday 3 April, 3pm - 5pm: Gergana Panova (Bulgaria) Sunday 5 June, 10am - 12pm: 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 [...]

Mid-Year Dance Party (Saturday 25 June, 2-5pm)

Another excellent dance party for FDC members to look forward to! Theme: Winter Solstice so wear your autumn colours! Dancers who attend any of FDC's classes are all welcome. WHEN: Saturday 25 June, 2-5pm