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Virtual Dance Room Session 44 - Friday, January 22, 2021 - 7:30pm to 1:00am CST [Top_2021]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZx7Verq74M 2005 - December 24th - Bosinan Society of Istanbul Party - U Sest - Moravac Kolo/Gocino Kolo
https://youtu.be/qDB5uYP11nw 2020 - Christmas Dance Show 2020 - The Tuscon Prunes latest show. This is done without rehearsals and outside with lots of windy weather. It's a long show, so we'll look at a single dance at each viewing.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T9COm-R0ss Ferus Mustafov plays Ferusov Cocek
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqR2twY6fak 1959 - May 22nd - Ernie Kovacs Show - Special Swan Lake Performance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S-11OPRCvM 2014 - 4th Annual Bulgarian “Verea” Festival - Ethnic Dance Chicago Group performance - Western Bulg: Porunceasca, Thracian: Pravo Traikijsko & Trite Puti
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXO7M_d-yK8 Kolo Dancing in Montenegro (Mimosa Festival in Herceg-Novi)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bymQ0j4LcLY 2011 - "Toreador" Random Act of Culture - Jan 8, 2011 - The Opera Company of Philadelphia performed "The Toreador Song" from Bizet's CARMEN at the city's famed Reading Terminal Market on Saturday, January 8, 2011 for a crowd of surprised and delighted shoppers who responded with a chorus of cheers and a rousing ovation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1Gbq_ywaWs 1972 - Krani, Prespa Tosk Albanian Wedding #1 with 2/4 Dancing (Pogonishte) and Beraçe (12/16) sequence, mid July 1972.
 

Virtual Dance Room Session 43 - Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:30pm to 1:00am CST [Top_2021]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4CVMJSTyo0 Croatian Priests dance Uzicko Kolo - (Hrvatski fratri igraju Užičko kolo)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elriz1OZleA Macedonian Folk Dance "Gajdarsko oro" - Pece Atanasovski
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiLmPIQG5L0 2019 - Tai Chi Fan Holiday Park at a Chinese New Year Celebration.   She has performed regular Chinese dances as well in a Chinese dance performing group using the big silk, flowy kind of fans which of course is a totally different thing and is dancing.  It's Kung Fu , so it is a martial art, but more on the artistic side than the "martial" side"  and the fan that is used in Kung Fu Fan is just as large, but makes a loud snapping percussive sound as opposed to the relative silent slik fans that are used in Chinese dancing.  
 

Virtual Dance Room Session 42 - Friday, January 8, 2021 - 7:30pm to 1:00am CST [Top_2021]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxbcmPnvFc4 In Bosnian & Serbian "pas igra kolo" literally means a dog plays a wheel which translates to a dog dances a kolo. Has Kolo Dancing Gone to the Dogs?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1Wc-CRZEAY 1942 - Nicholas Brothers, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Tex Beneke, Paula Kelley and the Modernaires, Cesar Romero, Jackie Gleason in "I've Got a Gal From Kalamazoo", from the movie Orchestra Wives (HQ Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCPyuY_yBK0&ab Fantastic Guiness Record-Setting 1200+ couples dancing in Arequipa Square at Carnival
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orhf_Xv6HCA 1943 - Best Version (Full Dance Routines) Bill Robinson, Kathryn Dunham Dance Troupe, Nicholas Brothers, Cab Calloway Orchestra - "The Jumpin Jive" from the movie Stormy Weather
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC7ke_ePHE8 2020 - December 19th - CORONAVIRUS SHOO! - Dragostin Folk National Bulgarian Voices
 

Virtual Dance Room Session 41 - Friday, January 1, 2021 - 7:30pm to 12:00am CST [Top_2021]
(Warmups 7:00 / All Live Music Dance Party 7:30 / Join L.I.F.E. Balkan Dancers All Oldies Party 10:00)

 

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Virtual Dance Room Session 40 - Friday, December 25, 2020 - 7:30pm to 1:00am CST [Top_2020]
(Dances with Animals - All Request Holiday/Solstice Party)

 

Virtual Dance Room Session 39 - Friday, December 18, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CST [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiiAtBUHDCw 2012 - 2nd Annual Bulgarian “Verea” Festival in Chicago - EDC dances Kopanica Suite (Western Bulgaria - Shopluk)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSFfqZwksHc Early 1990s - Pece Atanasovski and Nikola Ouroumov...Dueling Bagpipes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBb9hTyLjfM 1943 - Nicholas Brothers, Cab Calloway Orchestra - "The Jumpin Jive" from the movie Stormy Weather
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTwy8ruyY40 1941 - The Nicholas Brothers, Dorothy Dandridge, Glenn Miller Orchestra - "Chattanooga Choo Choo" from the movie Sun Valley Serenade
 

Virtual Dance Room Session 38 - Friday, December 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CST [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBngwfBPSEM 2013 - 3rd Annual Bulgarian “Verea” Festival in Chicago - EDC dances Graovsko Horo & Divotinsko Horo - Western Shope Suite
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8yGGtVKrD8 1943 - (Better Version) Nicholas Brothers, Cab Calloway Orchestra - "The Jumpin Jive" from the movie Stormy Weather
https://youtu.be/bFqY4so9nLs 2020 - "A Chorus Line" by The Tucson Prunes - a senior tap troupe to thank health care workers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5u5nxnroro 1941 - Better Version French Cut - Slam Stewart (Bass), Slim Gaillard (Piano, Guitar, Vocal), Rex Stewart (Trumpet), Elmer Fane (Clarinet), Jap Jones (Trombone), CP Jonstone (Drums), Herbert "Whitey" White (Whitey's) Lindy Hoppers - a.k.a. the Harlem Congaroo Dancers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGsD0iavRc8 This music for Hora din Giurgiulesti is originially called Hora Moldoveneasca by Fratii Advahov (Advahov Brothers)
 

Virtual Dance Room Session 37 - Friday, December 4, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CST [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5u5nxnroro 1941 - Better Version French Cut - Slam Stewart (Bass), Slim Gaillard (Piano, Guitar, Vocal), Rex Stewart (Trumpet), Elmer Fane (Clarinet), Jap Jones (Trombone), CP Jonstone (Drums), Herbert "Whitey" White (Whitey's) Lindy Hoppers - a.k.a. the Harlem Congaroo Dancers
 

Virtual Dance Room Session 36 - Thursday-Sunday, November 26-29, 2020 - Texa-Kolo Fest [Top_2020]
(Events All 4 Days)

  • The Virtual Dance Room "goes dark" on Friday November 27 2020 to support Thanksgiving Weekend's Texa-Kolo Fest - a Collaboration between the Texas International Folk Dance Camp and the California Kolo Festival
  • Join Texa-Kolo Fest at: www.dcff.nete/texa-kolo/
  • Texa-Kolo Full Schedule - All 4 Days (pdf)
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Virtual Dance Room Session 35 - Friday, November 20, 2020 - 7:30pm to 1:30am CDT [Top_2020]
(Holiday Dance Party with All Live Music until 1:30am - Open Discussion 1:30am until ...)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 34 - Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CST [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 33 - Friday, November 6, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CST [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 32 (Halloween Party) - Friday, October 30, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 31 - Friday, October 23, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 30 - Friday, October 16, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 29 - Friday, October 9, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 28 - Friday, October 2, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 27 - Friday, September 25, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 26 - Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 25 - Friday, September 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 24 - Friday, September 4, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 23 - Friday, August 28, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 22 - Friday, August 21, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 21 - Friday, August 14, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 20 - Friday, August 7, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 19 - Friday, July 31, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 18 - Friday, July 24, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 17 - Friday, July 17, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 16 - Friday, July 10, 2020 -- Door County Folk Festival Online - 12:00pm to 3:00am CDT
(Workshops/Seinars 1:30pm to 6:00pm / Dance Party 7:00pm to 12:00am / After Party 12:00am to 3:00am) [Top_2020]

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Virtual Dance Room Session 15 - Friday, July 03, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 14 - Friday, June 26, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 13 - Friday, June 19, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 12 - Friday, June 12, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 11 - Friday, Jun 5, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 10 - Friday, May 29, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 09 - Friday, May 22, 2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm CDT [Top_2020]
(Warmups 7:00 / Repertoire Workshop 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00)

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Virtual Dance Room Session 08 - Friday, May 15, 2020 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm CDT (Warmups 7:30 / Dance Party 8:00 / Discussion 11:00) [Top_2020]

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Virtual Dance Room Session 07 - Friday, May 8, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm CDT (Warmups 7:30 / Discussion 10:30) [Top_2020]

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Virtual Dance Room Session 06 - Friday, May 1, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm CDT (Warmups 7:30 / Discussion 10:30) [Top_2020]

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Virtual Dance Room Session 05 - Friday, Apr 24, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm CDT (Warmups 7:30 / Discussion 10:30) [Top_2020]

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Virtual Dance Room Session 04 - Friday, Apr 17, 2020 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm CDT (Warmups 7:30 / Discussion 11:00) [Top_2020]

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Virtual Dance Room Session 03 - Friday, Apr 10, 2020 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm CDT (Warmups 7:30 / Discussion 11:00) [Top_2020]

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Virtual Dance Room Session 02 - Friday, Apr 3, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm CDT (Warmups 7:30 / Discussion 10:30) [Top_2020]

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Virtual Dance Room Session 01 - Friday, Mar 27, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm CDT (Warmups 7:30 / Discussion 10:30) (actual end time 10:30pm) [Top_2020]

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