AIFD Newsletter
March 3, 2017
This Friday at dancing:
David DJs, Michel assists.
David LiangMichel_BregerJoin us for a lively evening of folk dancing DJ'd by David Liang. David will be assisted by Michel Breger.
Lisa Horn DielmanTeaching: Lisa Horn Dielman will be presenting “Come Hither” dances at AIFD this week. She will be teaching Ketri Ketri and Gypsy Wine, with Aino Kchume as the featured dance. Come hither at 7 PM when teaching begins.

Friday, March 3, 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, March 10: March Birthdays with La Strada!!!
La StradaCakeEnjoy a lively evening of folk dancing to delightful tunes performed by La Strada! We’ll also celebrate our fellow dancers who have a March birthday or anniversary

Friday, March 17: No Dancing at Hancock.
In support of the 59th annual San Antonio Folk Dance Festival, we will not be meeting at Hancock. Hope to see you at the festival!

Friday, April 7: AIFD's 55th Anniversary Celebration!!!.
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!

March 17-19: 2017 San Antonio Folk Dance Festival!!!
San Antonio Folk Dance Festival The 59th annual SAFDF is coming! Featured teachers: Ahmet Lüleci (Turkish dances), Miroslav "Bata" Marcetic (Serbian dances), and Andy Taylor-Blenis (Scottish, international, and children's dances). Registration is now open at Reminder that in support of the festival, AIFD will not meet on Friday, March 17th
Link of the week:
Jove Malo Mome.

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:

Wednesday, March 15: Balkan Dance.
Balkan statesJoin 3rd Wednesday Balkan dancing,
7:15-8:45, NW Recreation Center,
2913 Northland Drive. No Charge.

Four Balkan Dancers

Jove Malaj Mome
- Phantom Ranch
Oh, young Jova
/ Jove, malaj mome, lele,
Po poleka oro vodi. /
Sama si sakala, lele,
Na oro da ideš,
Na oro da ideš, lele,
Momče da izbereš.

/ Jove, malaj mome, lele,
Što me se maduvaš, /
/ Što me se maduvaš, lele,
Ta ne mi sboruvaš. /

/ Jove, malaj mome, lele,
Sama si sakala /
Sofijeki momčeta, lele,
S rusi mustačeta,
Sofijski momčeta, lele,
S vezani menteta.
Oh, young Jova,
Lead the oro-dance more gently.
You yourself wished
To come to the dance,
To come to the dance,
To choose a young lad.

Oh, young Jova,
Why are you so haughty?
Why are you so haughty?
Why don't you speak to me?

Oh, young Jova,
You yourself preferred
The lads from Sofia
With their fair mustaches,
The lads from Sofia
With their embroidered jackets.

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