AIFD Newsletter
June 14, 2014
This week at dancing
Flags of the World party
with Homegrown Contra Band.
Home Grown Contra BandThis Saturday enjoy a fun celebration of flags of the world, including 2 sets of live music by Homegrown Contra Band . This special evening will cater to both the folk dance and the contra dance communities. Homegrown's first set, starting at 8:30, will include three contras, all called by Marc Airhart, as well as some great international tunes. Homegrown's second set will begin with a special surprise number to help celebrate Flag Day. John Scales will be our DJ, assisted by Michel Breger. John Scales

Saturday, June 14th
7:30-10:45 pm
$5 at the door 17 & older. 16 & under free.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Hancock Rec Center (HRC)

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June 28 - Korobushka Revival.
KorobushkaEnjoy a fun evening of lively Balkan tunes performed by Korobushka. This will be the band's last performance until autumn.
July 5 - The Melting Pot: Fourth of July Celebration with Live Music by La Strada.
La StradaGet ready for a fun evening of dancing with music provided by La Strada.

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Other dance links
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Be a folk dance ambassador.
World's words - updated by Misi.
Pictures from various AIFD events.
Past AIFD boards - a work in progress.
"I can't dance" - tips to get you dancing.
Archive of dance notes - compiled by Franklin Houston.
Newsletter archive - since May 19, 2012.
Texas International Folk Dancers
Village International Dancing1st & 3rd Friday, HRC
Austin Scandinavian Dancing Each Wed, HRC
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Contradance and English Country Dancing (TAADA)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music

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Kad se Ćiro oženio
Ćabar masti potrošio.
/ Ćaj, Ćiro, sjedi s mirom,
U cure ne diraj! /

Sjedi Ćiro za odžakom
namaz'o se sa kajmakom.
Sedi Ćiro za trpezom
namaz'o se sa pekmezom. (Chorus:)
Sjedi Ćiro navrh slame
brkovima plaši vrane. (Chorus:)
When Chiro got married
he used up a whole tub of butter.
Hey Chiro, sit quiet,
leave the girls alone!

Chiro sat behind the chimney
and smeared himself with sour cream.
Chiro sat at the table
and smeared himself with jam.

Link of the week: Hungarian flash mob in Manhattan.
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