AIFD Newsletter
March 24, 2017
This Friday at dancing:
Madeline DJs, Mark assists.
Madeline BrockMark EdwardsBring your list of favorite dances for a lively evening of all request folk dancing. Madeline Brock will be our DJ. She will be assisted by Mark Edwards.
Michel_BregerTeaching: This week, Michel Breger will teach three dances from Israel and Germany/Austria. The featured teaching will be our old favorite Zillertaler Landler, slightly changed to the elegant and authentic way it is done in the Zillertal and all over Austria.

Friday, March 24, 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)

AIFD is organized exclusively for educational purposes, including the promotion and teaching of traditional folk dance, music and crafts native to a variety of countries.

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Friday, April 7: AIFD's 55th Anniversary Celebration!!!.
AIFD 50th Anniversary celebration
Gathering at AIFD's 50th anniversary. Click picture to enlarge.
SlavadilloIn honor of Austin International Folk Dancers’ fifty-fifth year, we’re throwing a grand party and everyone’s invited—old and new dancers alike! There’ll be food and drink aplenty, special souvenirs for AIFD members, and live music of a folk persuasion performed by none other than Slavadillo!
Link of the week:
The authentic Tyrolian Zillertaler Landler.

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
Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:45 pm, Free:
1st Wed: Singing at Stephanie’s house;
2nd Wed: Music Jam, HRC;
4th Wed: Music jam or dance review, HRC;
Last/5th Wed: Dance - often with live music, HRC;
No partners necessary for dance.
3rd Wednesday Balkan Dance
Join 3rd Wednesday Balkan dancing, 7:15-8:45, NW Recreation Center, 2913 Northland Drive. No Charge. Show me the Balkan countries.
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
Upcoming "Other Dance" features
A list of non-AIFD events you may be interested in:

March 24-26: English Country Dance Weekend.

Set For Spring Annual English Country Dance Weekend.

When: Fri, March 24, 8pm – Sun, March 26, 2pm
Where: Ben Hur Shrine Ballroom, 7811 Rockwood Lane, Austin, TX 78757
(near Mopac and Anderson Ln)

Caller: Joanna Reiner
Live music: Persons of Quality and Ladies at Play

Dance parties, workshops, afternoon tea on Saturday
For more information, including pricing and schedules, visit

Four Balkan Dancers
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