Webster's definition of folk dance includes A traditional dance originating among the common people of a nation or region. The music accompanying a folk dance. A social gathering at which folk dances are performed. Folk Dance Performing Arts Arts.
- Folk music Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th...
- Folklore The expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the...
- Folk rock A music genre combining elements of folk music and rock music.
- People A plurality of persons considered as a whole, as is the case with an ethnic group or nation.
- Folk culture The unifying expressive components of everyday life as enacted by localized, tradition-bound groups.
- Folk art Folk art encompasses art produced from an indigenous culture or by peasants or other laboring...
- Folk metal A fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during...
- Folk punk A fusion of folk music and punk rock.
- Folk dance Folk dances are dances that are developed by people that reflect the life of the people of a...
- Folk religion Folk religion, alongside popular religion and vernacular religion, are terms used within...
- Folk taxonomy A vernacular naming system, and can be contrasted with scientific taxonomy.
- Aims Everest Nepal Cultural Group www
Aims to conserve and develop Nepalese cultural heritage. Nepal Cultural Group. Includes profile and notes on authentic traditional dances. Everest Nepal Cultural Group.
- Perform Spen Valley Longsword Dance Team www
Perform traditional dances of Yorkshire; information about their history, Valley Longsword Dance Team, performances, practices, photo galleries, and contacts. [Cleckheaton, UK] Spen Valley Longsword Dance Team.
- Brief Turun Kansantanssin Ystävät ry www
Brief details of the annual festival of the Turku Folklore Association in Finland. Turun Kansantanssin Ystävät ry.
- Annual Folklorama www
Annual two week multicultural extravaganza, Folklorama, held by the Folk Arts Council of Winnipeg. Folklorama.
- A Northwest Folklife www
A multi-cultural arts organization dedicated to serving the ethnic, Folklife, traditional, and folk arts communities of the Northwest US. Northwest Folklife.
- Scandinavian Northern California Spelmanslag www
Scandinavian music and dance organisation, California Spelmanslag, with information on events, cassette tapes and tune transcriptions. Northern California Spelmanslag.
- South Tal-Kin-Jeri Dance Group www
South Australian dance group researches and performs traditional dance and story of the Ngarrindjeri people by dance and totem. Dance Group.[May not work in all browsers]. Tal-Kin-Jeri Dance Group.
- The Northwest Folkdancers www
The "Where to Folk Dance Organization" for the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Folkdancers.
- Features Cambodian Classical Dance www
Features profile of Chamroeun Yin, Classical Dance, a Cambodian dancer, and general information about court dances, and the techniques.culture, Cambodian music Cambodian Classical Dance.
- Belgium. La Compagnie Folklorique Fanny Thibout www
Belgium. Compagnie Folklorique Fanny Thibout. Traditional (18th and 19th century) folk dances, songs, games and music. Includes information about the dances and the costumes, and a list of events. [Dutch/English/French/Walloon]. La Compagnie Folklorique Fanny Thibout.
- Performing Stoughton Norwegian Dancers www
Performing high school group in Wisconsin, Norwegian Dancers, United States. Includes profile, history, schedule of performances and image galleries. Stoughton Norwegian Dancers.
- Calendar/newsletter The Dance Gypsy www
Calendar/newsletter for the New England dance community. Dance Gypsy. Subscription information, a list of dances organized by type, state and related links. The Dance Gypsy.
- Folk Gruppo Folcloristico Agilla e Trasimeno www
Folk group in Perugia, Folcloristico Agilla e Trasimeno, Italy performing dances and songs from Italy. With pictures, videos and calendar of events. Gruppo Folcloristico Agilla e Trasimeno.
- Internationally Bolivia Mia www
Internationally recognised group of folkloric Latin performers who enjoy entertaining the public with Bolivian Culture in Sydney. Mia. With news and media. Bolivia Mia.
- Recreational Scandia D.C. www
Recreational and performance group promoting Danish, D.C., Finnish, Icelandic, Swedish and Norwegian music and dance in Washington D.C., USA. Includes meetings and events calendar, and repertoire. Scandia D.C..
- Filipino Kababayang Pilipino - cultural performing arts group www
Filipino cultural performing arts group in British Columbia, Pilipino - cultural performing arts group, Canada. Includes profile, repertoire, audio and video clips, image gallery, news, events, booking information, forum and contact details. Kababayang Pilipino - cultural performing arts group.
- Multicultural Lotus Arts & Dance www
Multicultural dance association in New York, Arts & Dance, offering lessons, workshops and performances of traditional ethnic forms of dance and music. Lotus Arts & Dance.
- Non-profit San Antonio Folk Dancers www
Non-profit organization in Texas. Antonio Folk Dancers. Contains basic information for interested people and some links to other folk dance related sites. San Antonio Folk Dancers.
- Performing Nusantara www
Performing arts company based in the UK, Nusantara, specialising in South East Asian dance, music, and drama styles, particularly Indonesia, Malaya, and Thailand, offering workshops and school programs. Nusantara.
- Dance Lous Tchancayres www
Dance group from Mont de Marsan (Landes, Tchancayres, France) that perpetuates the local traditional dances, both with and without stilts. Site contains background about the use of stilts in the area. Lous Tchancayres.
- Swedish Dansglädje www
Swedish traditional social dancing in the Stockholm region. Dansglädje. Includes dance calendar, event reports, dance techniques, and dance descriptions with video clips. [English/Swedish]. Dansglädje.
- A NEFFA LinkFest: Folk Dancing www
A directory of folk dancing pages NEFFA LinkFest: Folk Dancing.
- Panamanian Ballet Folklorico Viva Panama www
Panamanian cultural, Folklorico Viva Panama, educational, and entertainment organization offering dance tours. Includes dancer biographies, past and future performances, reviews, articles on culture, image galleries, video clips and contact details. Ballet Folklorico Viva Panama.
- Dutch Mundo Etnico Foundation www
Dutch non-profit organization which promotes dance cultures from the South Pacific, Etnico Foundation, by means of seminars, book publications and CDs with music of many Polynesian islands. [English/Dutch] Mundo Etnico Foundation.
- Royal Royal Days International Folk Dance Festival www
Royal Days International Folk Dance Festival held annually in Szekesfehervar, Days International Folk Dance Festival, Hungary. Royal Days International Folk Dance Festival.
- Cultural Lahing Kayumanggi www
Cultural group based in London, Kayumanggi, UK, performing traditional folk dances and songs of the Philippines. Includes profile, information on regional dances and Philippines history, image galleries, and contact information. Lahing Kayumanggi.
- Details Dancing the Web www
Details of events and venues for folk dancing in Australia and Colorado, the Web, USA. Dancing the Web.
- Official Rancho Folclórico de Kearny, New Jersey www
Official site of the Portuguese Folkloric Dance group of Kearny, Folclórico de Kearny, New Jersey, NJ: Os Sonhos de Portugal. It shows the history, current members, music, and photos of the group, which preserves the traditions and culture of the Northern region of Portugal: o Alto Minho. Rancho Folclórico de Kearny, New Jersey.
- Society Volkdansvereniging NVS www
Society promoting English, NVS, Scottish, Irish and American dance activities at local and national level in the Netherlands. Includes profile, directory, events, photo-gallery, CD and teachers list, and membership information. [English/Dutch]. Volkdansvereniging NVS.
- UK. Eastbourne International Folkdance Festival www
UK. International Folkdance Festival. Annual festival offering recreational English and American country dance together with International workshops. Includes programme with list of performers and booking details. Eastbourne International Folkdance Festival.
- The Lloyd Shaw Foundation www
The foundation seeks to preserve and foster square dancing, Shaw Foundation, contra dancing, round dances, mixers and quadrilles, folk dances of the American people. Lloyd Shaw Foundation.
- Performance Tanzgruppe Bolivia www
Performance group based in Vienna, Bolivia, Austria. Includes details of rehearsals and performances, information on dances and traditions, and image galleries. [English/German/Spanish]. Tanzgruppe Bolivia.
- Annual Nordic Fiddles & Feet www
Annual week long Swedish and Norwegian music and dance dance festival Virginia, Fiddles & Feet, USA. Includes schedules, profiles of instructors, image galleries, and registration information. Nordic Fiddles & Feet.
- French Les Panards Dansants www
French and Breton traditional music and dance in Leeds, Panards Dansants, UK. Includes lyric collection, information on dances and details of meetings, workshops, venues, and events. Les Panards Dansants.
- Professional Collage Dance Ensemble www
Professional company, Dance Ensemble, based in USA, offering traditional choreographies and more modern interpretations of folk dance. Includes aims, history, details of the repertory, director, artistes and shows, press reviews and contact information. Collage Dance Ensemble.
- Offers Tapestry Folkdance Center www
Offers opportunities for the general public to experience the joys of dance and music throughout the world on the folk dance floor. Tapestry Folkdance Center.
- Square Dancing for Busy People www
Square dances, for Busy People, mixers, contra dances, line dances, books, articles and references for dance and recreation leaders, school teachers, college professors, church activities directors, and camp leaders. Dancing for Busy People.
- Database Dancilla www
Database of folk dances from the world, Dancilla, containing videos, audio and information about dances. Search facility. Dancilla.
- Scandinavian Nordiska Folkdancers www
Scandinavian performance group from Seattle, Folkdancers,USA. Includes history, photograph galleies of events and of regional costumes from Scandinavian countries. Nordiska Folkdancers.
- National Nyfte www
National Youth Folklore Troupe of England. Nyfte. Members are aged between 10 and 18. Nyfte.
- Maintains Underbank Hall, the Home of Charles James Fox www
Maintains the tradition of the Langsett Fox Dance, Hall, the Home of Charles James Fox, which is held annually on the Saturday nearest the Hunter's Moon (late October). Includes biography, history, and midi tunes. Underbank Hall, the Home of Charles James Fox.
- Bruce How to Start a Folkdance Club www
Bruce Botelo presents organization instructions, Start a Folkdance Club, budget planning, and equipment tracking. How to Start a Folkdance Club.
- Dance Tilleuls à danser ® - Dance Lime Trees www
Dance Lime trees, danser ® - Dance Lime Trees, trees for dancing, love and life. With a history of the concept and its symbolism, and a catalogue of European dance lime trees with pictures. [French / German / English / Dutch / Russian] Tilleuls à danser ® - Dance Lime Trees.
- Recreational Iberian Folk Dance and Music Society www
Recreational and display group based in London, Folk Dance and Music Society, UK. Includes profile, events calendar and history. Iberian Folk Dance and Music Society.
- This Cambodian Dance Photo Gallery www
This photo gallery depicts the Angkor Dance Troupe of Lowell, Dance Photo Gallery, Massachusetts, USA. It shows most of the major folk and classical dances, as well as costuming, rehearsals, and other behind-the-scenes activities. Cambodian Dance Photo Gallery.
- Dance Celtic Bompa's Folk Dancing Site www
Dance explanations for traditional dancing focused towards Irish dancing, Bompa's Folk Dancing Site, bal folk, flamenco and Argentinian tango. Celtic Bompa's Folk Dancing Site.
- Official International Folk Festival www
Official site of the annual folk festival in Varna, Folk Festival, Bulgaria. Includes regulations, schedule, and registration details. [Bulgarian/English] International Folk Festival.
- COBA Collective Of Black Artists www
COBA is a company dedicated to preserving the traditions in African music and dance. Black Artists. Includes biographies for the artists and mission statement. Collective Of Black Artists.
- A Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago www
A Chicago-based company that performs authentic and progressive interpretations of contemporary and ancient African and African American dance, Dance Theatre of Chicago, music and folklore. Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago.
- Armenian Barekamutyun www
Armenian state dance troupe. Barekamutyun. With information on their art director, Norayr Mehrabyan, repertoire, and a list of projects. Barekamutyun.
- Offers Haig's Hye www
Offers dance video clips as well as images of Armenian events. Haig's Hye.
- Hispanic-based Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl Dance Academy www
Hispanic-based dance troupe in Dallas, Folklorico Huehuecoyotl Dance Academy, Texas, dedicated to educating the public on the Mexican culture through dance. Find the performance schedule and class timetable. Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl Dance Academy.
- Mexican Ballet Folklorico La Paloma www
Mexican Folklore Dance Group in Tucson, Folklorico La Paloma, Arizona; available to perform for corporate events, weddings and anniversaries with live Mariachi band to songs from various regions in Mexico. Ballet Folklorico La Paloma.
- Performance Ibarrakaldu Association www
Performance group promoting the traditions of Bizkaia, Association, Gipuzkoa, Iparralde, Naffaroa and Tilled. Includes profile, image gallery, and contact information. [Basque/English/Spanish]. Ibarrakaldu Association.
- Brief Duguna www
Brief details of this group from Pamplona, Duguna, Nafarroa, including historical image gallery. [Basque/English/Spanish]. Duguna.
- (Dallas, Texanischer Schuhplattler Verein www
(Dallas, Schuhplattler Verein, Texas) Non-profit German folkdancing and schuhplattler club. With a calendar of events, pictures and repertoire of the group. Texanischer Schuhplattler Verein.
- A Alpentänzer Schuhplattler www
A non-profit organization of Sacramento dedicated to the preservation of Bavarian and Austrian folk dances, Schuhplattler, costumes (tracht) and culture. Alpentänzer Schuhplattler.
- Grup Grup de danses Puçol www
Grup de danses de la població valenciana de Puçol. danses Puçol. Balls tradicionals populars, fandangos, boleros, valencianes i jotes. Grup de danses Puçol.
- Grup S'Eixam Mallorquí www
Grup de balls mallorquins. Mallorquí. Història, balls, actuacions, vestuari, fotografies i enllaços. S'Eixam Mallorquí.
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