Monday 8 May 2023

Festival reports - 2023 National Folk Festival - Dance

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Photos © Sandra Nixon



Heritage Ball presented by the Victorian Heritage Dance Band & friends, Melbourne Colonial Dancers 

1. Two Belles on their way to the Ball

2. Norm Ellis & Jane Bullock (left) led the Grand March

3.  Showing the way

4.  Beautiful gowns

5. Group doing a (sedate) basket

6. New fashion for display of crinolines & corsets!

7.  Dancers

8.  Dancers  

9. Queen Victoria aka Kathy Potter 

 

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Dividing Range Dancers with music from Short Dented Potts 

10. Band  & dancers

11.  Dancers

12.  Dancers

13.  Coordinator Antonella Salpietro, (left), & Alex & Julie Bishop

14.  Dancers & band

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Dancers without Borders present Balkan Dance

15. Rehearsal

16.  Rehearsal


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Heather Clarke, Philips Dog & Short Dented Potts present English Country Dance

17.  Heather (left) wearing sash

18.  Caller David Potter 

19. Philip's Dog & Short Dented Potts 

20.  Dancers

21.  Dancers

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Massed Morris 

22. Massed Morris

23. Young fans

24.  Morris

25.  Smock
26.  Morris

27.  Morris

28.  Sophie from Black Joak

29.  Massed Morris

30.  Hobby Horse



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Old Time Tea Dance with Norm Ellis & the Melbourne Colonial Dance Band

31.  Band & set

32.  Jane Bullock

33.  Dance Board, Norm calling 

34.  Dancers

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