AIFD Newsletter
February 4, 2022
zoom This Friday's AIFD/HIFD Virtual Folk Dance, February 4, 7:30-9:30pm, will be hosted by AIFD.

Zoom link
Meeting ID: 847 8053 8417
Password: 393160

Update to the latest version of Zoom!

Link to dance program and teachers.

If you have any comments on our virtual dances or dance requests, we would love to hear from you! Please email us at


Would you like to request a dance but can't remember the name? Check out the list of dances in AIFD's music library. This list is maintained by Franklin Houston. If you run into any issues with the list, you can email Franklin at

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Link of the week:
Dans popular la nunta la Sergiu si Ina.
Some of this week's Zoom teachers:
Homegrown International BandHomegrown International Band: This week's Zoom will include Homegrown International Band playing a set of some of their favorite dances. The band members are Holly Plotner, Anne Alexander, Franklin Houston, and Dena Houston. While the Homegrown video is playing, the dances will be led by Holly and Franklin.

Kathleen McDonaghKathleen McDonagh: What’s Jaap, y’all? Don your dance shoes for this set of Bulgarian dances learned from teacher and choreographer Jaap Leegwater.

Some upcoming events of interest.
SAFDF 2016SAFDF 2022!!! Fri-Sun, March 25-27: World-class teachers; Dance parties with live music and a surprise dance performance or two; Culture corner; Dance performances on Sunday at Rolling Oaks Mall. Full details at

Stage 5
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