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Find out what’s been happening in the folk dance community in Ontario.  Send us news that you would like to share with others.  News items can be sent to:   TheOfdaTimes@gmail.com As of April...

Folk Dance Teachers Course

Folk Dance Teachers Coursebeing offered by Riki Adivi Next month, on May 5th I’m going to start my first Folk Dance Teachers Course. In the course I would like us all to have an open discussion about...

DANI at Rikudiyah 2024

DANI at Rikudiyah 2024 by Helen Winkler This past Sunday I had the pleasure of watching history being made on the dance floor. I watched my daughter Rita, along with fellow participants and staff of...

OFDA Café in Memory of Theodor Vasilescu

March 9, 2024 Report by Dorothy Archer The late Theodor Vasilescu, master teacher of Romanian folk dancers, was honooured the afternoon of March 9th at a folk dance party held at the Agricola Finnish...

HAMILTON IFDC CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY

Hamilton International Folk Dance ClubCelebrates 40th Anniversaryby Anita Millman On January 26, 2024 Hamilton International Folk Dance Club (HIFDC) celebrated its 40th anniversary. More than 50...

MOROCCO – A FASCINATING LAND OF CONTRASTS

MOROCCO – A FASCINATING LAND OF CONTRASTSby Mirdza Jaunzemis This past September a group of us went on a guided tour of Morocco with G Adventures. In all we were twelve, divided into a younger and an...