South Coast Folk Society hosts a monthly folk dance series on the fourth Saturday of each month from September through May at Bay Area Senior Activity Center, 886 S. Fourth St. (at Ingersoll Ave.), Coos Bay. Learn dances from around the world! $4 admission / $3 for SCFS members
7:00 – 8:00 beginning level dances taught
8:00 – 10:00 request dancing
Learn folk dancing! ~ Stacy Rose’s Tuesday night class for beginners.
Here are some links where you can listen to audio tracks of folk dance music
1. Dunav Music is “The sharing place for Balkan music and dance.” It’s a treasure trove of music, videos, lyrics, mp3s and more for folk dancers.
2. Evansville Folk Dancers have a great website with tons of information.
3. James Madison University Folk Dance Club offers a handful of dance mp3s.
4. Music and videos galore at Folk Dance Music.
5. This is an interesting collection of folk dance music available for download here.
Here’s a fun website where you can find mp3s, videos and sheet music for many folk dances arranged by title in alpha order or by country.
In addition to going to YouTube and entering the specific name of a folk dance, you can find many videos of International folk dances at these resources.
1. This website is sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation of California.
2. Tons of dance videos from Dancilla.
3. Bekalut: Making Life a Bit Easier – Israeli folk dance videos.
4. Andrew Carnie’s Musings on Folk Dancing.
Or just go to Dick Oakes’ website and find EVERYTHING!
Florence: The Oregon Coast International Dancers have been dancing and performing for several years in Florence. More info: Ellen 541.997.9505