International Folk Dancing

Event Details

This event is running from 2 February 2023 until 25 December 2025. It is next occurring on July 18, 2024 7:00 am

  • Venue: Jack Purcell Community Centre
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Why not have some fun exercise and learn International Folk Dancing.

International Folk Dancers of Ottawa – IFDO meets every Thursday from 7:30 – 10:00 pm, all year long. The only Thursdays we do not dance are those that fall on statutory holidays, when the community centre is closed. At certain times during the year, a series of classes for intermediate to advanced dancers are offered on Monday nights. Please contact us if you would like more information about the time and location of the Monday classes.

From September – June, there is teaching from 7:30 – 8:10 pm. We start off the season by teaching easy, beginner-friendly dances and gradually increase the level of difficulty. Starting at 8:10 pm, it is time to just dance! Each week, a different volunteer takes care of the program, which consists of recently taught dances and requests. Click here to get an idea of our repertoire.

Every last Thursday of the month, as well as every Thursday in June and July, is Request Night, which means there is no teaching , and we start dancing right away. Navigate to Upcoming Events to see what is happening at IFDO in the coming weeks.


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