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September 2019

Welcome Back Party

September 18 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Holbrook Palmer Park, Carriage House, 150 Watkins Avenue
Atherton, CA 94027 United States
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$9

Join Suzanne Rocca-Butler and the Carriage House Folk Dancers for a folk dance party as we welcome Suzanne (and ourselves) back for another fun quarter of dance classes. Help bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to share for the refreshments table.

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September Council Party

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$10

Join the Peninsula Council for their September dance party! 7:00pmDoors open 7:15-8:00pmReview of Balkan classic dances by John Nicoara: Čukanoto (Bulgarian, by Martin Koenig) and Čačak (Serbian, by Dick Crum) 8:00-10:30pmALL-REQUEST PARTY MC'd by Jim Emdy Dances range from beginning to advanced and all forms (line, couple, set). Bring a snack to share! Send requests to Jim. He will incorporate them into the program. DOWNLOAD, print, and share a flier.

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Bulgarian Dance Workshop with Iliana Bozhanova and Todor Yankov

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$15

Bulgarian dance workshop with Iliana and Todor. Iliana and Todor brought us fabulous dances like Elerinka, Kune, and Dona. Admission Workshop: $15 Iliana Bozhanova and Todor Yankov Iliana Bozhanova Iliana Bozhanova is a native of Gulubovo, Bulgaria, and comes from a family of musicians and singers in Southern Thrace. She toured as a principal dancer and singer with Ensemble Ruchenitsa of Plovdiv as a youth; graduated from the National School for Amateur Art Instructors; and later received her Bachelor’s and…

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French Dance Workshop and Party

September 28 @ 1:15 pm - 5:30 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$12

1:15 pm Doors open, warm up dances 1:45 - 2:45 pmWorkshop for dances Bourrée Bourbonnaise, Carnaval de Lantz, and Avant Deux de Travers 2:45 - 5:30 pmParty Marilyn's enthusiastic teaching style and passion for French dance and music will transport you to the small villages of rural France as you dance to the tunes of the hurdy-gurdy and bagpipe. All requests for the party appreciated, especially French and French-Canadian dances. Kafana snack contributions also appreciated. Beverages and quiche provided. DOWNLOAD,…

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Greek Glendi with the Hohlax Trio

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama at 17th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$15

GreekFeet was pleased to have Hohlax play for us on their first West coast tour in 2009 and we are even more delighted to have the Holax Trio return this year. That’s right, come and checkout Hohlax for an amazing night of Greek music and dancing. 7:00 pm - Doors open 7:30 pm - Music and dancing begins Join the Hohlax Trio on a musical journey to Greece, from the backstreets of Pireus to the magical islands of the Aegean.…

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October 2019

Armenian Dance Workshop with Hasmik Harutyunyan

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$15

The world renowned Hasmik Harutyunyan returns to the USA and Stanford Folk Dancers for a special Armenian folk dance workshop. Hasmik not only has extensive knowledge of Armenian folk dances but, as an amazing vocalist in traditional Armenian song, she can sing beautifully while leading us in dance. She is simply a delight to behold and learn from. Please join us for an evening of traditional Armenian dance as taught by the award-winning Hasmik Harutyunyan. Hasmik HarutyunyanHasmik Harutyunyan of Yerevan,…

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Armenian Dance Workshop with Hasmik Harutyunyan

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monroe Hall, 1400 W. College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States
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$10

Please join the Razzmatazz Folk Dance Club for an evening of traditional Armenian dance as taught by the award-winning Armenian folklorist Hasmik Harutyunyan. Hasmik HarutyunyanHasmik HarutyunyanHasmik Harutyunyan of Yerevan, Armenia is an internationally renowned soloist of traditional Armenian songs and an instructor of traditional Armenian dance. As a soloist she has appeared most notably with the Shoghaken Folk Ensemble and Agunk Ensemble of Armenian National Radio. While with the Agunk Folk Song and Dance Ensemble in Armenia from 1983 to…

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October Council Party

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$10

Save the date! 7:00pmDoors open 7:15-8:00pmFree short workshop by PFDC Team 8:00-10:30pmALL-REQUEST PARTY with Loui Tucker as MC Dances range from beginning to advanced and all forms (line, couple, set). Bring a snack to share!

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Workshop with Ahmet Lüleci

October 14 @ 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Francis Albrier Community Center, 2800 Park Street
Berkeley, CA 80 United States
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Dance workshop with Ahmet Lüleci $10 Berkeley Folk Dance members, $12 non-members Ahmet LuleciAhmet LuleciA native of Turkey, Ahmet is an accomplished choreographer, dance teacher and performer as well as a researcher of Anatolian culture. He is currently the artistic director of the Boston based Collage Dance Ensemble, which allows him to further his goal of making folk dance and music accessible to a wider audience. Since arriving in North America in 1985, he has taught many workshops and camps…

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Bulgarika Dance Party

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Strawberry Recreation Center, 118 E. Strawberry Drive
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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$15

Join Kopachka Folk Dancers for Bulgarika's first stop in the Bay Area on their national tour! Come dance to the haunting melodies and fiery dance tempos of five master musicians, all steeped in Bulgarian music and rhythms for a young age. DOWNLOAD, print, and share a flier. Bulgarika Bulgarika presents traditional Bulgarian songs and tunes. The band is led by husband and wife team, Nikolay (gadulka, a fiddle) and Donka Kolev (vocalist), award-winning performers from Folk Music Conservatories in Bulgaria.…

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