Crash course in Columbian dance
Jul
9
10:15 pm22:15

Crash course in Columbian dance

  • Scandic Sunnfjord Hotel & Spa

Let your hair down and get out on the dance floor – soon it’s Festival Night!
Throw all your concerns and inhibitions overboard and join in the high-spirited dance rhythms of the Columbian Pacific coast!

Workshop for children, with Raymond Sereba
Jul
9
1:30 pm13:30

Workshop for children, with Raymond Sereba

  • Adventure, Førdehuset

Come with us to Africa!

Raymond Sereba invites you on a journey all the way to Africa, to a sensuous and fascinating world of colours, movement and music, and best of all - you become a part of it!

Circus workshop for children
Jul
8
1:00 pm13:00

Circus workshop for children

  • Festplassen

Is there a future circus artiste in you?

The troupe of Circus Raj have come all the way from Rajasthan in India, with their fascinating and legendary street circus traditions – and now YOU can try out some of their diverse arts! They have brought to Førde dancers, illusionists, high- and slack-wire dancers and fakirs.

 Sufi-dance
Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Sufi-dance

  • Førde Barneskule (Førde primary school)

Try out this magical whirling dance!

Sufi dance can be described as a physically active form of meditation. It has its origins in Sufism – a branch of Islam. In the religious form, the goal is to reach out to God, and to the surrounding world. More worldly forms of the dance have evolved over time.

Singing course
Jul
8
9:30 am09:30

Singing course

  • Førde Barneskule (Førde primary school)

Collect folk-song treasures – and get rich!

Camilla Granlien hails from Furnes in Hedmark, although she now lives in Lillehammer, and is one of Norway’s very best folk singers. She has won the elite class at Landskappleiken (the Norwegian national folk music competition), received a royal medal, and released several albums, all with very positive response from critics and the public alike.

Greek-Turkish dance: Sirtaki and Zeibekiko
Jul
8
9:30 am09:30

Greek-Turkish dance: Sirtaki and Zeibekiko

  • Førde Barneskule (Førde primary school)

Come and join in Zorbas dance!

Sirtaki is a fairly contemporary Greek folk dance, choreographed and made popular over the entire world in the film Zorba the Greek from 1964. It is derived from the hasapiko dance from Constantinople, whose roots go back to the middle ages. There’ll be dancing both in circle and in line. Now you too can learn this famous dance!

Crash course in circle dance! FREE!
Jul
7
6:00 pm18:00

Crash course in circle dance! FREE!

  • Førdehuset

Shall we dance?

Of course we shall – come and join us! You need neither cash nor partner, just some dancing shoes and the desire to dance! You’ll receive a basic introduction into super-catchy circle-dances – Reinlender and Polka.

Greek-Turkish dance: Sirtaki and Zeibekiko
Jul
7
4:00 pm16:00

Greek-Turkish dance: Sirtaki and Zeibekiko

  • Førde Barneskule (Førde primary school)

Come and join in Zorbas dance!

Sirtaki is a fairly contemporary Greek folk dance, choreographed and made popular over the entire world in the film Zorba the Greek from 1964. It is derived from the hasapiko dance from Constantinople, whose roots go back to the middle ages. There’ll be dancing both in circle and in line. Now you too can learn this famous dance!