Thursday 24 May 2018

Bush Traditions Bundanoon DanceFest, Friday 8th to Monday 11th June 2018

The Tenth!
to be held at Bundanoon in the Southern Highlands of NSW on the Long Weekend 8th -11th June.   

This year's DanceFest welcomes three new callers:
Niamh Kyriacou who is a regular dancer and professional ballet and dance teacher.
Nina Kharakoz who is also known for her lively Russian accordion playing.
Alan McCulloch who brings this year's Scottish component to the programme
 Plus from previous years:

Arthur Kingsland; Nesa Simon David; Margaret and Bill Winnett; Mark Simmons; Bruce Lemin; Keith Wood; Norm Ellis; Jim & Ingrid Rehle-Williams; Madis and Tiina Alvre; Simon Wall; Colin Towns; Don Richmond; Cathy Richmond; Fran Robertson; June Staunton.

Friday Night is the Opening Bush Dance in the Main Hall from 7.30 - 11.00. A great time to catch up with fellow dancers and musicians from all over, with programme of bush dances provided by selected callers (not necessarily the programmed weekend presenters) and with music by the assembled musicians.

Saturday Callers Dance is a rollicking evening of mixed dances featuring a selection of dances from the daytime workshops. Light Supper provided. 7.30 - 11.00pm in the Bundanoon Hall

**** Sunday night events depending on numbers will either be split into two venues or kept to the Main Hall. Announcements will be made on the Sunday.
Sunday Callers Ball - Dress up in your glad rags for an evening ball under dimmed lighting in the special atmosphere of this lovely old hall. 7.30 - 11.30pm in the Bundanoon Hall
Sunday Callers Dance - An evening of mayhem and dancing wizardry followed by supper in the hall and continued dancing there. 7.30 - 9.45pm in the Bundanoon School Hall
*pending Sunday decision!

The Monday Callers Dance is the last dance of the weekend featuring dances from the Monday morning workshops. Lots of fun for the Stayers!
Weekend tickets and general socialising in the Hall from about 5pm Friday.
First workshop each day starts at 9.30am, first after lunch at 2.00pm. Evening events start at 7.30pm.

(Photos - Sandra Nixon)


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