Folk Ball 2020

32nd Annual Folk Ball Festival

January 24th – 26th, 2020

Memorial Union

800 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706

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Past Folk Balls: 2017 2018 2019

Featured Teachers:

Michael Ginsburg

Friday Dance Parties (January 24th)

International Dance Party in Great Hall

7:30-Midnight

Music by YID VICIOUS, VESELIYKA, IZVOR ORCHESTRA, & BLACK WINE

Contra Dance in Festival Room

7:30-11:00pm, Music by Maria & Patt, caller Steve Pike

Suggested donation $10

Tanchaz in Old Madison Room

8:00-10:30pm, Music by Szaszka

Saturday Dance Workshops (January 25th)

10:00-noon: Balkan Dance (Michael Ginsburg) in Great Hall

10:00-noon: Lindy Hop in Tripp Commons (Ian Posdol & Charity Johnson)

noon-1:00: Brown Bag Talk in Old Madison Room: Folk Instruments Demonstration with Jason Ottmann

1:00-3:00: Transylvanian Men's Dance in Tripp Commons (Dan Talmo)

1:00-3:00: Singing Workshop in Old Madison Room (Natalie Nowytsky)

1:15-2:45: Improve Your Dance-Learning Game! (Michael Ginsburg) in Great Hall

3:00-5:00: Balkan Dance (Michael Ginsburg) in Great Hall

3:00-5:00: Folk Ball 101 in Tripp Commons (Dan Garvin)

Saturday Folk Ball Buffet Dinner

5:00-7:00 State Room (4th Floor East)

$20 per person, tickets at Info Table in Great Hall or register in advance (mk@mailbag.com)

Saturday Folk Ball Dance Party (January 25th)

7:00-Midnight

Great Hall ballroom

Music by INTEMPERANCE COLLECTIVE, ORKESTAR BEZ IME, SLOBODA, & BLACK BEAR COMBO

Sunday Workshop Review (January 26th)

Saturday workshop dances from Michael Ginsburg

10:30am - 12:30pm in Old Madison Room


The Money

Folk Ball is funded solely by your GENEROUS DONATIONS. Come and go as you please, but do bring CASH, bring your CHECKBOOK, bring your FRIENDS! Make a single full-weekend contribution at Info Table in Great Hall (checks to "Madison Folk Dance Club") or donate at each event you attend, but DO YOUR PART to keep Folk Ball an open, free-flowing celebration. THANKS!

SUGGESTED DONATIONS: Workshop $15, Party $30, Weekend $100

Questions

Michael 608-469-2543 / mk@mailbag.com

Presented by Wisconsin Folk Arts Assoc. & Madison Folk Dance Club

Co-sponsored by Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic

Welcomed by WORT 89.9FM Community-Sponsored Radio

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