AIFD Newsletter
September 6, 2014
This week at dancing
Madeline BrockInvite your friends and family and wear your favorite folk costume to this week's FREE AIFD open house. The evening will be chock-full of fun dancing, teachings and walk-throughs. You will also be treated to live performances from several local performing groups, including the Csardas Hungarian Dancers, members of the Austin Scandinavian Dancing group, and the AIFD German Dancers. Madeline Brock will DJ and officiate this lively event, assisted by Michel Breger and Misi Tsurikov. Michel_Breger

Saturday, September 6th
7:30-10:45 pm - FREE!!!
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Hancock Rec Center (HRC)

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September 13 - Greek Night with Kolorash.
KolorashEnjoy a lively evening of mostly (but not all) Greek dances with live music by Kolorash. Lisa Schneider (violin) and Eric Vormelker (bass, guitar, percussions) are the foundation of this lively folk dance band. They are often joined by other musical talents.
November 1 - El Dia de Los Muertos.
As a variation this year on the traditional Halloween party, your Board is planning a celebration of El Dia de Los Muertos on November 1. This will include a remembrance of former participants at AIFD who have passed away. We invite you to email comments by September 15 on any of the persons listed on the website (or on a person whose name we have missed) to For more details check out our website.
November 8 - Bulgarika!!
KolorashThe maestros of traditional Bulgarian Music, Bulgarika, return to Austin for another great concert. This is an event not to be missed. Keep an eye out for more details.
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Village International Dancing1st & 3rd Friday, HRC
Austin Scandinavian Dancing Each Wed, HRC
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
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Contradance and English Country Dancing (TAADA)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music

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Texas Camp 2014, Nov 27-30
Texas Camp 2014 Registration is now open. Don't miss out on one of the longest running and best loved folk dance camps in the country. This year's teachers are Joe Kaloyanides Graziosi - Dances of Greece and Hardeep Singh Sahota - Dances of North India. Registration information (including deadlines).
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Link of the week: Joe Graziosi, Dromeno band, HDF 2014.
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