AIFD Newsletter
May 30th, 2015
*** A Special Announcement from the AIFD Board of Directors ***
AIFD will move to FRIDAY NIGHTS beginning on OCTOBER 2nd, 2015.
Details here.

"We believe this is a positive move, which lets us remain in a desirable location that has served us well over the years."
- AIFD Board of Directors.

This week at dancing
Danube River Cruise Party!!
Danube River CruiseJoin AIFD as we dance down the Danube aboard our modern, virtual, river cruise vessel. Come dressed as a representative of one of the countries we'll visit, and/or bring a tasty, ethnic treat from the Danube region. Have your picture taken at one of the many ports of call and offer to be a cultural ambassador for one of the countries our ship plans to stop at. Misi Tsurikov will be our DJ, err, Captain, assisted by John Ramage. Misi Tsurikov
John Ramage
Kathleen McDonaghKathleen McDonaugh will kick off the evening promptly at 7:30 with a teaching session for newcomers which will focus on the dances of the regions we'll visit on our cruise. Don't miss it.

Saturday, May 30th
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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Danube Cruise Party Details
Countries we'll visit:
Danube River picture
If you are inspired, there are three ways you can contribute to our festive evening:
  1. Come dressed in traditional flare from one of the countries through which the Danube flows;
  2. Learn to say "Welcome" in the language of the country you've decided to represent;
  3. Bring a traditional food dish from one of the countries to share.
(For more details check out the event page.)

Other dance links
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AIFD upcoming events.
World's words - updated by Misi.
Pictures from various AIFD events.
Become a member of AIFD.
Archive of dance notes - compiled by Franklin Houston.
Newsletter archive - since May 19, 2012.
Texas International Folk Dancers
Austin Scandinavian Dancing Each Wed, HRC
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
AIFD German Dancers
Contradance and English Country Dancing (TAADA)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music
Texas Folklife

Want to play music at folk dancing? Check out AIFD's live music compensation policy.
eyes AIFD upcoming events
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Saturday, May 30th 10am-noon: Folk Dance Flash Mob!!!
Join your fellow folk dancers for another folk dance flash mob to the tunes of La Strada, this time at the Downtown Farmers' Market.

Saturday, June 6th: June Birthday Celebration!!
Bring your appetite to dancing as we celebrated those who have birthdays in June.
dance circle

Link of the week: Leander from the Sound of Music.
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