The Manitoba International Folk Dance Association is a recreational dance club, open to everyone who shares our enthusiasm for folk dancing. For over 35 years our non-profit organization has promoted the folk dances and music of countries and ethnic regions from around the world, building a repertoire of hundreds of dances from all over Europe and around the globe. We feature a wide variety of dance styles - from circle dances to set and couple dances, from line dances to mixers. More...

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Churchill Park United Church
525 Beresford Avenue, Winnipeg, MB

Fridays 8:15 - 11:00 p.m.
From mid-September through mid-June

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Coming Events:

Weekly Dancing Resumes
September 16, 2016
Our new season of Friday evening dancing begins. As usual, we'll start with warm up dances at 8:15, teaching from 8:30 to 9:30, followed by requests until 11:00.

Winnipeg Irish Fest - Sept 23-25
Friday, Sept 23, 7:30 pm - Kickoff at Shannon's Pub featuring great local bands and dancers
Saturday, Sept 24, 9:30-3:30 - Workshops at Kelvin High School for musicians, singers, and lovers of Irish culture.
Saturday, Sept 19, 8:00 pm - Echoes of Erin Concert featuring 16 top musicians from Ireland at the West End Cultural Centre
Sunday, Sept 20
12:30-3:15 pm - Step dancing workshops at the Irish Club 654 Erin St
3:30-5:00 Ceili at the Irish Club 654 Erin St. including live music and participatory dancing for everyone (Jeremy calling) Free admission.
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Culture Days / Open House - Sept 30
Our annual open house will be held on September 30 in conjunction with Culture Days, from 8:15 to 11:00. Everyone is welcome to drop in or stay for the evening. Beginner level dances will be taught and other dances will be demonstrated to live and recorded music. Refreshments will be provided. This a free event.

Contra Dance Evening - Oct 1
The first contra dance in the Peg City Contras series on Saturday, October 1 at Harrow United Church 955 Mulvey Ave. Admission is $13.00. Event being put on by Village Green English Country Dancers. Live Music provided by Live music by Alex Lamoureux and Jeremy Rusu. Calling by Greg Allan.

Two more contras are scheduled for the fall: a Costume Caper Contra Dance on October 29th, and a dance on Nov. 26th, presenting Winnipeg's own Champion fiddler Patti Kusturok. Details forthcoming. For information contact Greg Allan.