Folk Ball 2019

31st Annual Folk Ball Festival

January 25th – 27th, 2019

Memorial Union

800 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706

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Past Folk Balls: 2017 2018

Featured Teachers:

Steve Kotansky and Susan Snyder-Kotansky


Friday, January 25th

7:30 - Midnight: International dance party in Great Hall

Music by Yid Vicious, Intemperance Collective, Izvor Orchestra

7:30 - 11 PM: Contra dance in Festival Room

Music and Caller TBA

7:30 - 11 PM: Tanchaz in Old Madison Room

Led by Steve & Suzy, Music by Szaszka

Saturday, January 26th

10 AM - Noon: Workshops TBA

Noon - 1 PM: Brown Bag Talk in Old Madison Room

1 PM - 3 PM: Workshops TBA

1 PM - 3 PM: Singing Workshop in Old Madison Room

3 PM - 5 PM: Workshops TBA

7 PM - Midnight: Folk Ball Dance Party in Great Hall

Music by Szaszka, Orchestar Bez Ime, Sloboda, and Black Bear Combo

Sunday, January 27th

10:30 PM - 12:30 PM Workshop review in Old Madison Room

from Steve & Suzy

Folk Ball Buffet Dinner

Stay tuned

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 Varsity 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


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

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

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