We are Northwest Folk Dancers Incorporated (NFDI), the "Where to Folk Dance" organization for the Pacific Northwest.
In the April issue: "Lyrids Folk Dance Festival," "Come Dance with Hoolyeh & Friends!," "Statewide 2014 in Northern California," "Dance with Ryan McKasson," "Mendocino Folklore Camp,"
"Ti Ti Tábor Hungarian Folk Camp," and "Zakusha!," along with lots more. Don't miss out; join today!-->
Articles in the March issue include "Mendocino Folklore Camp," "Bulgarian and Cajun? What do they have in common?," "In Memoriam: Virginia Reid," "Cripps’ Experience at Stockton FD Camp," and "The creepy crawlies have returned!," among others. Join today to get connected to the folk dance community in the Pacific Northwest.
In the April issue: "Lyrids Folk Dance Festival," "Come Dance with Hoolyeh & Friends!," "Statewide 2014 in Northern California," "Dance with Ryan McKasson," "Mendocino Folklore Camp," "Ti Ti Tábor Hungarian Folk Camp," and "Zakusha!," along with lots more. Don't miss out; join today!-->
Northwest Folk Dancers Incorporated (NFDI) is a non-profit "umbrella" organization that promotes folk dancing and ethnic events. NFDI sponsors folk dance festivals and other folk events, provides dance descriptions and practice tapes at a nominal charge for NFDI members, and seeks new ways to promote all forms of ethnic dance.
NFDI publishes a monthly magazine, THE NORTHWEST FOLKDANCER, containing articles and advertisements of interest to the folk dance community. One of the most popular features of THE NORTHWEST FOLKDANCER magazine is the listings of regular dances and classes and a separate comprehensive calendar of special events. The magazine also contains club news, ethnic recipes, dance descriptions, CD reviews, and other information helpful for dancers, teachers of folk dance, and anyone interested in the food, dances, costumes, and history of other cultures.
NFDI also provides scholarships for adults who want to attend folk dance camps and who agree to teach the dances to other NFDI clubs, and youth scholarships for students (high school and college age) who want to participate in a dance camp but need assistance to do so.
NFDI was incorporated in January of 1956.
NFDI celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 1 and 2, 2006, with a folk dance festival in Seattle! The festival featured Cristian Florescu and Sonia Dion from Montreal teaching Romanian dances, Thea Huijgen teaching international folk dances, and the internationally acclaimed Mary Sherhart teaching Balkan singing. Check out our Photos page to get glimpses of the event.
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