Folk Dance

Folk Dance
folk dance bastille day festival

FOLK DANCE PERFORMANCES AT BASTILLE FESTIVAL SYDNEY 2017

FREE FOLK DANCE PERFORMANCES TAKE OVER THE QUAY DURING 4 DAYS

Bastille Festival Sydney 2017 is bringing fantastic folk dance performances on the iconic venue of Circular Quay during  4 days on 13, 14, 15 and 16 July 2017.

The live art Revolution is on at Bastille Festival with free demonstrations of traditional folk dances from various countries. Prepare to be amazed with German Polka, Cuban Salsa, Spanish Flamenco, Argentinian Tango, Italian Tarantella, French CanCan and more.

What to expect?
Folk Dances are simple dances, performed to express joy and happiness. These dances are performed for every possible occasion, to celebrate the arrival of seasons, birth of a child, a wedding and festivals. The dances are extremely simple with minimum of steps or movement. The dances burst with verve and vitality. Men and women perform some dances exclusively, while in some performances men and women dance together. On most occasions, the dancers sing themselves, while being accompanied by artists on the instruments. Each form of dance has a specific costume. Most costumes are flamboyant. While there are numerous ancient folk and tribal dances, many are constantly being improved. The skill and the imagination of the dances influence the performance.

You may be able to try some dancing movements with the performers just for fun !
Come over to Circular Quay with family and friends and enjoy the pure cultural experience of folk dance during Bastille Festival Sydney 13th to 16th July 2017

Thursday 13 July 2017 from 2pm
Cuban Salsa
Spanish Flamenco
First Fleet Park, Circular Quay

Friday 14th July Bastille Day French National Celebration
French CanCan
French Bourée
Customs House and Scout Place

Saturday 15th July 2017 
Argentinian Tango
Italian Tarantella
Greek Sirtaki
First Fleet Park, Circular Quay

Sunday 16th July 2017
German Polka
East Circular Quay

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