AIFD Newsletter
July 28, 2017
This Friday at dancing:
Madeline DJ's, Jeff assists.
Madeline BrockJeff KesselEnjoy a lively evening of folk dancing this Friday, Our DJ will be Madeline Brock. Madeline will be assisted by Jeff Kessel.

Kathleen McDonaghTeaching: "Hajde, Kalino!" Let’s go, Kalina, and join Kathleen McDonagh as she reviews a trio of beautiful Bulgarian dances introduced by Yves Moreau: Hajde Kalino, Čestata, and Sabrali Sa Se, Sabrali. Enjoy singing along? Check out the lyrics and translation for Hajde Kalino here.

Nana Lopez We will be including a Contra dance in the program this week (July 28), which will be called be Nana Lopez. Nana currently is one of the callers at the Wednesday night Contra dance at Hancock.

Friday, July 28, 7-9:45 pm.
The admission fee is $5 for those 18 and older.

There is no fee for those under 18,
but they must be supervised by a designated person 18 or older.
Hancock Rec Center (HRC)

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Special announcements:
Hot summer ahead!!!
Do you have any teaching requests?

eyes AIFD upcoming events
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Cake Friday, August 11: August Birthdays And Anniversaries. Do you have a birthday or anniversary in August, or know a fellow folk dancer who does? Come to folk dancing to celebrate with song, dance, and cake!

Picture from last Friday:
Sporting their AIFD tee-shirts, Michel Breger and Sandy Rouch enjoy their Friday night folk dancing at the Hancock Rec Center.
Michel Breger and Sandy Rouch
(Click on picture for full size image.)
Link of the week:
Moldova Traditional Folk Dance.

Other dance links
AIFD:(Contact & Board page)
AIFD Code of Conduct.
AIFD upcoming events.
World's words - updated by Misi.
Become a member of AIFD.
Archive of dance notes - compiled by Franklin Houston.
Newsletter archive - since May 19, 2012.
AIFD's live music compensation policy.
AIFD Youtube channel.
AIFD Featured in City of Austin Video about HRC.
Other groups: (complete list)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music
AIFD German Dancers
Austin Scandinavian Dance and Music Jam
Most Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:45 pm, Free:
Check the Scandi website for schedule details.
3rd Wednesday Balkan Dance
We will not be meeting during the summer. We will resume in the fall. Keep an eye out.
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Mondays, 7-9:45, HRC, backroom, free.
No partner necessary, we rotate often.
English Country Dance
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 7:30-10:15
McPhail Dance Studio, 8018 Mesa Drive.
If you are new to ECD or want to review the basics, please arrive before 7:15 to participate in our newcomers’ session. We are also on Facebook
Texas Folklife
Texas International Folk Dancers
Clickety Cloggers - Austin
Byelolitsa, Kruglolitsa (Khorovod)
- Phantom Ranch.
Byelolitsa kruglolitsa krasnaya divyitsa
/ Pri dalyinushkye stayala kalinu lamala /

/ Na darozhinku brasala druga vazvrasala /

/ Varatyisya moy lyubyezni varatyisya syertse /

/ Ni varotyisha moy mili hatya aglyinyisya /

/ Ni aglyanyisha moj mili makhni hot rukoyu /
Makhni pravayu rukoyu shlyapay puhavoyu
A white-faced, round-faced beautiful girl
Stood by a valley, broke a guilder-rose.

She threw it on the road to return to her friend.

Come back, my beloved, come back, my heart.

My darling did not come back, but looked back.

Don't just look back, my darling, but wave your hand.

Wave your right hand with your fur hat.


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