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SANTA FE, NM, United States
(http://sites.google.com/site/santafefolkdance/sfifd_home) We are a recreational folk dance group. Beginners welcome! No partner needed. Music includes varied rhythms, melodies, singing, and traditional instruments - dances are from the Balkans, Europe, Greece, Middle East, Israel, Japan, and elsewhere. Our website shows our usual schedule and changes, plus links to local events and resources related to dance and folk music.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Folk dance party with live music by Rumelia

Dancing to music by Rumelia, mainly traditional music of Turkey, Macedonia, Albania, Roma and Greece. Beginners & non-dancers welcome, partner not needed. Finger-food snacks & $10 donation (students $5) appreciated. Contacts: santafe.folkdance@gmail.com, (505)501.5081, (505) 660.2347, SFIFD website

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Workshop with Lee Otterholt

April 17, 2011,: folk dance workshop with Lee Otterholt – internationally known master folk dancer & teacher http://leeotterholt.com/default.aspx. Time: workshop 2-4 pm, followed by pot luck & dancing 5 – 8 pm. Location: Odd Fellows Hall, Santa Fe, NM. Contact: santafe.folkdance@gmail.com. Cost & any changes will be posted at Santa Fe International Folk Dancers website http://sites.google.com/site/santafefolkdance/sfifd_home. For Lee's workshops in Albuquerque April 14, 15, 16, see http://www.abqfolkdance.org.

Friday, November 5, 2010

New Year's parties

Santa Fe International Folk Dancers parties

Tuesday Dec 28: dancing as usual 7 to 10 pm

Info about location, map, web link below

Friday Dec 31: potluck party 8 pm to midnight

Celebrate with the Santa Fe International Folk Dancers - a chance to catch up with friends, including non-dancers. No charge - just bring yourselves, your energy, and potluck food to share! (non-alcoholic beverages and non-staining foods). 
Contact: Scott Gordon, 505.501.5081. 
Location: Odd Fellows Hall, 1125 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe. Corrected map and more info about us on our website:

ABQ-Friday Dec 31, 2010, New Year's Eve Party
Albuquerque International Folk Dance Foundation
6:30 - Potluck
8 pm - talent show
8:45 to midnight - dance!!
Congregation Nahalat Shalom,
3606 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque
Donation $7 to $10, children $5
Becky Gordon 505.255.8947

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Kabile Wedding Band

Bulgarian music for listeners & dancers
In ABQ at the Cooperage, 7220 Lomas Blvd NE (Just east of Louisiana)
7:30 PM concert (6 PM doors)
21 and over . Limited Seating - Dancing encouraged-nice dance floor! 
More Info:  http://www.ampconcerts.org/kabile.html
Tickets: $15 advance, $20 day of show.
Buy tickets on-line through Brown Paper Tickets
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/129676  --or by phone: 1-800-838-3006
Tickets also available (cash only plus $2 surcharge) at:
Bookworks, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, 505-344-8139 AND
Natural Sound, 4011 Central Ave. NE, 505-255-8295