Brooklyn Heights International Folkdancers
Come DANCE with us - MONDAYS at 7 p.m.!
We teach during the first hour, so come early to learn new dances!
We dance at Assumption Parish –
55 Cranberry St. (between Henry & Hicks.)
Enter through the open gate, and go DOWN THE STEPS to the dancing!
We’re in Brooklyn Heights, are convenient to mass transit,
and we dance on a fine wood floor.
Per session fee - $8 most nights, but $15 when we have guest instructors
Check out our facebook page for videos of our recent guest instructors:
If you need additional help with directions - train or car - please Contact US!
March 12, 19 - Review and Requests
March 26 - Yannis Konstantinou, Greek dance workshop
Yannis Konstantinou is an internationally renowned instructor and ethnologist of Greek Macedonian dance and culture. His passion for traditional music and dance began in his childhood, dancing with his family in his parents’ villages of Alona and Akrites in the Florina region of Greece.
In 1994, Yannis produced "The Musical Tradition of Florina," a CD, in collaboration with the Center of Greek Tradition. Yannis is President and Artistic Director of the "Lygkistes" Cultural Association and a founding member of The Academy of Traditional Folklore Dance and Music located in Athens.
Since 2001, he has been the Director of the student dance association of the Balkan Studies department of the Aristotle University of Thessalonika. Yannis Konstantinou is very well-known as a teacher of Greek Macedonian dance and culture throughout Greece, Europe and North America.
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Review and Requests
May 7 - MICHAEL GINSBURG (BALKAN DANCE WORKSHOP)
For many years, Michael has been interested in Balkan music and dances, especially Macedonian and Serbian. He is an expert in the complicated rhythms of Balkan music and has made several research trips to Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia, and studied in Macedonia with Pece Atanasovski, with whom he made research tours of the country. Michael has been on the teaching staff of the Macedonian Pearl seminar in Berovo, Macedonia.
May 14, 21 - Review and Requests
May 28 [Memorial Day, NO DANCING]
June 4, 11, 18 - Review and Requests
June 25 - FINAL DANCE PARTY
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