Calendar

CALENDAR OF FOLK DANCE EVENTS

2021

***Check before registering for any in-person events listed***

ONGOING

Sundays

VIRTUAL International Folkdancing with Judy, 7-9 pm EST., Toronto, Canada. Join the email list here: judy.silver@utoronto.ca for the weekly link.

Thursdays

VIRTUAL International Folkdancing with Riki, 8:00 pm EST,
King City, Canada.
For the weekly link contact Riki at rikiadivi@gmail.com.

Apr 1

Czech Spring Traditions with Jan Pumpr, online Zoom workshop, 7:00 to 8:30 pm, Folk Arts Centre of New England. Website: Czech Spring Traditions,

Apr 8

Wycinanki Workshop (Polish papercutting) with Sue Van Wassenhove, online Zoom workshop, 7:00-8:30 pm, Folk Arts Centre of New England in collaboration with the National Folk Organization Annual Conference. Website: Wycinanki Workshop.

Apr 23-25

VIRTUAL Lyrids Folk Dance Festival, Surrey, BC with teachers Tineke and Maurits van Geel as well as cameo appearances from others. Website: Lyrids Festival 2021.

Apr 23-25

VIRTUAL New England Folk Festival Association (NEFFA) Online & Virtual Festival, Website: NEFFA 2021.

June 11-14

VIRTUAL Scandia Camp Mendocino 2021 will take place via Zoom. Registration will be available very soon at:
www.ScandiaCampMendocino.org
The camp this year will be free. Donations will be accepted.

June 25-27

VIRTUAL West Coast Balkan Music and Dance Workshop, Schedule and staff TBA. Website: EEFC West Coast Balkan Camp.

July 18-24

July 25-31

VIRTUAL Stockton Folk Dance Camp, Stockton, CA; with teachers Cristian Florescu & Sonia Dion (Romanian), Richard Powers (Waltz), Vlasto Petkovski (Macedonian), Tineke Van Geel (International non-partner/partner), Maurits Van Geel (International Balkan/Roma), Aaron Alpert (Israeli Partner), Tony Parkes (Squares & Contras), Miamon Miller & Free Range Organic (music), Michele Simon (singing), Melanie & Marcella Lawson (Ukulele).
Website:
Stockton Camp.

Aug 13-15

VIRTUAL East Coast Balkan Music and Dance Workshop, Schedule and staff TBA. Website: East Coast Balkan Camp.

Aug 15-21

Session 1

Mainewoods Dance Camp, Fryeburg ME; with Penny Brichta (Israeli), Ercüment Kiliç (Turkish, Azerbaijani, Circassian), Vlasto Petkovski (Macedonian), Patricia Williams (Scottish), music with Barbara Pixton, Julia Poirier, Tom Pixton.
Website:
MainewoodsCamp.

Aug 22-28

Session 2

Mainewoods Dance Camp, Fryeburg, ME; with Roberto Bagnoli (International), Paty Rios (Mexican), Nikolay Svetkov (Bulgarian), music with MerakKef Express. Website: MainewoodsCamp.

ONTARIO CANADA PAST, ONGOING EVENTS

Feb 20

Community Folk Arts Council (Toronto) International Folk Dance and Music Virtual Festival, Canadian Showcase. Website: Toronto Community Folk Arts Council Video 1.

Feb 21

Community Folk Arts Council (Toronto) International Folk Dance and Music Virtual Festival, International Ensembles Showcase. Website: Toronto Community Folk Arts Council Video 2.

Feb 21

Community Folk Arts Council (Toronto) International Folk Dance and Music Virtual Festival, Intangible Cultural Heritage presentation. Facebook: CFAC Toronto.

Dale Adamson of the Surrey International Folk Dance Society (Surrey BC) is maintaining a thorough list of on-line daily, weekly, monthly and special folk dance sessions. Link to Dale Adamson’s blog and Judith’s calendar.

Tours and Cruises

Oct 9-22, 2021

Greece and the Greek Islands led by Jim Gold and Lee Otterholt. Website: Jim Gold Tours.

March 13-24, 2022

Israel (Jerusalem, Masada, Tel Aviv, Galilee, Haifa, Tiberias, Safed, Golann Heights), led by Jim Gold, Joe Freedman and Lee Friedman. Website: Jim Gold Tours.

June 2022

Macedonia with Vlasto Petkovski. Price includes round-trip air from Toronto, hotel accommodation, 3 meals daily, transportation, attraction fees, all taxes. Contact: sunstagecompany@gmail.com.

TBA 2022

Provence, The Rhone and Marseille, Folk Dance on the Water. Website: Folk Dance on the Water.

Oct 3-16, 2022

Romania: Klezmer and Folk Dance Tour, led by Jim Gold. Website: Jim Gold Tours.

June 14-27, 2023

Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein, Switzerland, folk dance and yodeling tour. Website: Jim Gold Tours.

August 5-17, 2023

Ireland. Website: Jim Gold Tours.

September 14-27, 2023

Spain (Andalusia Festival Tour). Website: Jim Gold Tours.