The official website of the Welsh Folk Dance Society

An organisation which supports, maintains and extends Welsh traditional dancing
throughout Wales and the world

Welcome

to our website, your main port-of-call for our publications archives and much more...

You can also upload pictures and news through our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook page.
So keep in touch and let us dance with a spring in our step.

e-mail: secretary@dawnsio.cymru / membership

On with the dance!

News

Gŵyl Ifan

The intention is, if the rules allow, to hold the Gŵyl Ifan festival on Saturday, June 25 in 2022. So, keep the date, so we may meet once again to dance under the Summer Pole (and the sun?!).

Calling all dancers… please share your opinion

Dear fellow-dancer, Menter Iaith Maldwyn, the National Eisteddfod and other partners are presenting an application to the Arts Council of Wales for a project to promote Traditional Dance in Wales. We need your help. There are two questionnaires below – one for dance groups and one for individuals who dance. We need to collect evidence

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Eisteddfod “AmGen” National Eisteddfod

We may not be able to visit any eisteddfod field this summer again, but the virtual national eisteddfod – “AmGen” is here to entertain us. The full timetable is available below (Welsh medium) and a synopsis of the traditional dance activities and competitions. Enjoy! 1-8-2021 @12:20 Tudur Phillips performing with Gwilym Bowen Rhys and Irfan Rais

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Pen-blwydd hapus @Urdd - Happy centenary to the wonderful Urdd youth movement! 💯🎂🎉 #Urdd100 https://t.co/YWQhvQG77T DawnsioGwerin photo
Are you a Welsh folk or step/clog dancer?💃
We need your opinion to develop folk dancing in Wales
Please fill the questionnaire by 28/2/21
Dance Groups
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Individuals
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Wyt ti'n dawnsio gwerin neu glocsio?💃
Ry’ ni angen dy farn am sut i ddatblygu dawnsio yng Nghymru
Plis llenwa'r holiadur byr yma erbyn 28/2/21
Grwpiau Dawns
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Unigolion
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