We dance most Wednesday evenings from 7:30-10 at the Claxton Community Center. Check with the Taylors to be sure we are dancing if you don't come regularly. Our schedule varies.
Donka Koleva - Join us for an evening with Ms. Koleva of Bulgaria, her husband and the Bulgarika Band on Thursday, November 13th. at The Square Dance Center in Knoxville.
Bulgarian singing lesson 6:30-7:30 PM -suggested donation: $10. Bulgarian Dance party 8-10:30 PM --suggested donation: $15. RGAIN PRICE FOR BOTH -$20
Autumn Leaves -The Nashville International Folk Dance group has invited Yves Moreau for their annual workshop in Bulgarian dance Nov. 7th-9th. Details on their website.
Jeremy Child of Exeter, England Teaching English, French & Eastern European Dance
Wed, Nov 19th, Claxton Community Center, near Knoxville
6:30 to 8:00 Potluck Supper; 8:00 to 9:30 Dance Workshop
Suggested donation of $10 for the evening.
SAVE THE DATE-April 17-19, 2015
Friday evening through Sunday noon
Spring ORFD Workshop Weekend
Erik Bendix is going to teach International Folk Dances at the Square Dance Center in Knoxville.
The Oak Ridge International Folk Dancers meet throughout the year on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 - 10 PM at the Claxton Community Center near Oak Ridge and Knoxville, Tennessee. Paul Taylor and other folk dancers in the group teach dances early in the evening starting at 7:30 PM; then we do request dancing until 10 PM. We have pot luck suppers and workshops on a regular basis. Call to verify schedule changes during holidays.
As we say here in East Tennessee "Y'all come!"
Visit us on FACEBOOK and see photos of us in action!
History: The group was started over fifty years ago when the city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee was first developed during World War II. Our dancers come from Oak Ridge, Knoxville and nearby towns. We welcome visitors to the area, fanatics, beginners and every level in between.
We do dances from the following countries and more: Romania, Bulgaria, England, Scotland, France, Hungary, Sweden, Norway, Ukraine, China, Israel, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Russia, Mexico, Slovenia, Armenia, South Africa and Japan.
2014 Maypole photos are on FACEBOOK. 2013 photos are below.