AIFD Newsletter
November 9, 2013
Reminder: Texas Camp 2013:
Absolute last day to register: Friday, November 8th.
This week at dancing
Misi DJs, assisted by Michel.
MisiMichel_BregerJoin us for a fun evening of dancing DJ'd by Misi Tsurikov and his assistant Michel Breger.

This Saturday we will be joined by students of the UT Social Dance class on their Folk Dance Outing. Several UT students who spend the semester learning a variety of social dances on the UT campus will venture to Hancock for a taste of International Folk Dancing. Come help them enjoy our fun group and encourage them to make folk dancing a regular dance activity.
Teaching: Misi Tsurikov will lead an extended newcomers' session featuring fun, diverse dances to welcome our UT visitors.
dance circle

Saturday, November 9th
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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Be the Tipping Point

Try to learn a dance you've never done
before by dancing behind the line.

Read more on how to "Be the Tipping Point"

eyes Keep your eyes peeled for
these AIFD upcoming events

Saturday & Sunday, November 23rd & 24th
AIFD Crew Action on the Texas Camp Floor. Let’s carpool and see how many people we can mobilize from AIFD to help assemble the floor at Greene Family Camp (Bruceville, TX). We'll be back before dark. For details contact the floor czars, Mike Revesz or John Alexander.

Here is a video of the speed record we want to beat. With your support, we can make it happen!!!

Saturday, November 30th
No dancing at Hancock (Hopefully you will be at Texas Camp).

Saturday, December 7th
Candle Light Trail at Hancock - FREE!!! Join us as we help the community celebrate Hancock's annual Candle Light Trail. Beginning at dusk people from Candleall over will converge on Hancock to walk the trails illuminated with candle light and then come inside for hot chocolate and snacks, as well as a chance to visit with Santa. Around 7:30 (when Santa leaves) AIFD will take over with a series of easy dances done to Christmas and Hanukkah music. Later we transition to our regular program.
Other dance links
See our complete list
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
Multi-Culti Couple Dance Next event, Friday, January 31, 2014
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Contradance and English Country Dancing (TAADA)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music

Want to play music at folk dancing? Check out AIFD's live music compensation policy.
Upcoming "other dance" features:
Thursday, November 14th: Vjeverica Productions is Proud to Present the Second Performance of the Accordion Stars Concert Series featuring CORY PESATURO, the ONLY person EVER to WIN 3 ACCORDION WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!!! in Acoustic, Digital, and Jazz Accordion. For full details about both the concert and related accordion workshops that same day, check out Vjeverica Productions.

Texas Camp 2013 registration is now open! Steve and Susy Kotansky will teach Hungarian couples and Albanian/other Balkan at this, the 66th annual Texas Camp, Nov 28 - Dec 1. For all the details of this exciting camp , and to download a brochure (if you have not already received one in the mail) go to To register online: Last Key Registration Date:
November 8 - Absolute last day to register!
Link of the week: MOJ MARO (Albanian Dance introduced by Steve Kotansky).
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