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Northwest Folk Dancers Incorporated

We are Northwest Folk Dancers Incorporated (NFDI), the "Where to Folk Dance" organization for the Pacific Northwest.

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You can join NFDI using your credit card or PayPal! Click [Join] to be taken to the membership page.

News
NFDI is now part of the PayPal Giving Program. Donations made through this program are not charged fees, and PayPal will send you a tax receipt. You can donate to NFDI through this program here.

Want to support NFDI when you shop online? Set us as your favorite charity, then click to donate $1 when you checkout with PayPal. Small donations add up! It's easy:

  1. Go to PayPal.com and log in.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page to the "Set Your Favorite Charity" button.
  3. Search on Northwest Folkdancers Inc. and set it as your favorite charity. It will appear on your PayPal home page as the charity you set.
  4. Elect to donate $1 when you check out using PayPal.
Of course, if you want to donate more, that is appreciated, too!

Now that a large percentage of folk dancers have been vaccinated, dances have been slowly starting up again. Most require proof of vaccination to attend; please check with the organizers for current information.

NFDI has a new membership chairperson! Be sure to send membership applications to Kathy Bruni, 31341 120th PL SE, Auburn, WA 98092.

Our Newsletter
Articles in the August issue include "Archive.org," "Ellen Golann Folk Dance Weekend," "Turkish Roman Dance & Music," "In Memoriam: Jerry & Kathy Helt," "Discovering Dance," "Sandra Anders Eira, Sami Parliamentarian," "Sno-King is Open," "Trying to Dance with YouTube?" and "CroatiaFest," among others. Join us today!

In the September issue: "Goodbye to Laurellin Leigh," "Folk Voice Notes," "Discovering Dance," "Blast from the Past," and more! Don't miss out; become a member!

About us
Northwest Folk Dancers Incorporated (NFDI) is a non-profit "umbrella" organization that promotes folk dancing and ethnic events. NFDI sponsors folk dance festivals and other folk events, provides dance descriptions and practice tapes at a nominal charge for NFDI members, and seeks new ways to promote all forms of ethnic dance.

NFDI publishes a monthly magazine, THE NORTHWEST FOLKDANCER, containing articles and advertisements of interest to the folk dance community. One of the most popular features of THE NORTHWEST FOLKDANCER magazine is the listings of regular dances and classes and a separate comprehensive calendar of special events. The magazine also contains club news, ethnic recipes, dance descriptions, CD reviews, and other information helpful for dancers, teachers of folk dance, and anyone interested in the food, dances, costumes, and history of other cultures.

NFDI also provides scholarships for adults who want to attend folk dance camps and who agree to teach the dances to other NFDI clubs, and youth scholarships for students (high school and college age) who want to participate in a dance camp but need assistance to do so.

NFDI was incorporated in January of 1956 and is recognized by the IRS as a charitable non-profit under section 501(c)(3).


Resources

 News!

 Join NFDI

 Where to Folk Dance in the Northwest

 How to Contact NFDI

 NFDI Board Members

 Teacher Training Workshops

 How to Start a Folk Dance Club

 NFDI Scholarships

 Resources: Teachers and Performance Groups

 Links to Related Sites

 NFDI Bylaws

 NFDI Youth Fund


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Site last revised: 9/1/2021

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