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.

Beginners Class

Children’s Classes

Teenage Class

Intermediate & Advanced Classes

Armenian & Caucasus Workshop with Tineke & Maurits van Geel (Sunday 10 October, 4-6pm)

This Dutch duo are universally acclaimed for their dance, teaching style and personalities. You won't regret zooming into this workshop! WHEN: Sunday 10 October, 4pm - 6pm (AEDT) A Folk Dance Australia Virtual Dance Workshop - join in from your home! Please register beforehand by emailing to be provided with the zoom link. Membership of FDA ($25 per annum) [...]

Melbourne Cup Dance and Picnic on the Grass (Tuesday 2 November, 10am-1pm)

Yes, its almost that time of year again! After the usual Tuesday morning class, open to all FDC members, you are invited to join a BYO picnic lunch on the grass behind the hall. The only requirement is that you wear a hat and a smile! Let's hope we have beautiful weather like last year, plus freedom from lockdown by [...]

‘One More Time’ Workshop (Date & Time TBC)

'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 [...]

Christmas Dance Party (Saturday 11 December, Time TBC)

Another excellent Christmas party to look forward to! Dancers who attend any of FDC's classes are all welcome. This year's theme is 'Shimmer and Shine'. WHEN: Saturday 11 December (time tbc)