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Websites for Dancing in Portland, Oregon

Portland Dancing
A comprehensive list of places to dance in Portland, including Balkan, International folk dancing, and many other types of dance.
http://www.portlanddancing.com

Kyklos International Folk Dancers
Wonderfully friendly International folk dancing group hosted at Reed College on Sunday nights.
http://www.kyklosfolkdancers.org

Balkanalia! festival
Balkan music and dance festival held annually in late August near Portland.
http://www.balkanalia.org

Information on Balkan Music and Dancing

Northwest Balkan Events mailing list
An announcement-only mailing list for Northwest Balkan events. You can view the events on the website even if you don't join the mailing list.
http://groups.google.com/group/Northwest-Balkan-Events

East European Folklife Center discussion list
A mailing list of incredibly knowledgeable people discussing Balkan music, dance, and related topics.
http://sympa.services.net/eefc/arc/eefc

Balkan song lyrics
This "Song Book for Near-Sighted People" includes a vast collection of lyrics for Balkan songs. Many are translated into German, and some into English.
http://www.hopp-zwei-drei.de/texte_e.html

Folk dance sheet music
Lots of sheet music for folk dance songs, organized by country and alphabetically.
www.folkloretanznoten.de

Dunav - sharing Balkan music and dance
Dunav has a comprehensive database of mp3s, lyrics, scores, and dance videos, some of which are available for free download, and/or by request. Their Friday mailing list sends out a link to a different mp3 every week.
http://www.dunav.org.il

Northwest Folk Dancers Inc (NFDI)
NFDI has been publishing a newsletter about folk dancing in the Pacific Northwest since 1956, and has a list of places to dance on their website.
http://nwfolkdancers.org/

Folk dance videos list
Good starting point for video searches.
http://ifdo.ca/~seymour/videolinks/

Songbat song lyrics
Lily Storm's archive of song lyrics
http://songbat.com/archive/

Alazani.ge
Fabulous resource for mp3s and lyrics (in the Georgian alphabet) of Georgian music.
http://www.alazani.ge/index-eng.html?georgian-folk


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