The Farandol Folkdancers enjoy dances from a variety of countries but specialise in those from the Balkan region. They meet 7:30pm until 9:30pm Fridays (except public holidays). First visit free, thereafter $2.00. Earlier part of evening suitable for beginners.
Where: Somerfield Community Hall, Studholme St.
For up-to-date information go to the Farandol website: farandol.folkdance.nz
Contacts: Katy and Alastair Sinton +64(3) 357-9322. E-mail:
Israeli Folk Dancing is ideal for improving one's general well-being! It is good exercise for physical fitness and pleasurable, because of the lovely music and learning to move with it. Courses at the Canterbury WEA. Contact the WEA - phone (03)366-0285 to enrol or to find out more information.
Christchurch Monthly Contra Dance (American folk dance) held first Saturday of each month. All welcome.
7:00pm - Learners workshop. 7:30pm onwards - social dancing and fun
- No Experience Needed!
- No Partners Needed!
- All Dances Taught!
- Easy and Lots of Fun!
Cost: $10 adults who can afford it, others $5 (interested in playing music or calling - get in free!) Please bring a supper plate to share.
Where: Beckenham School Hall (71 Sandwich Road) [map]
Contact: Bill Baritompa, (03) 328 8985, e-mail: bill. baritompa @ gmail.com web: christchurch.contradance.nz
Last updated 6 August, 2016