Bundanoon DanceFest 2019

To be held at Bundanoon in the Southern Highlands of NSW on the Long Weekend 7th -10th June.

Callers who applied will be notified soon as the programme is developed from the many workshops offered.

For dancers and musicians there are NO CHANGES to the booking process.
Choice of purchase online or pay-at-the-door.

Online bookings temporarily down (26/4). Will be resumed ASAP. WebMaster

All are advised to sort out accommodation early as it can be impossible later.


National Folk Festival 2019

Done and dusted:

  • Tune Sessions in the Bar - a new folio of tunes was presented and explored over the four days with about 50 musicians in attendance - the folio will be available online soon;
  • The Festival Bush Orchestra - Forty players in the final concert after 4 solid hours of rehearsal. Video in preparation for YouTube;
  • The Bush Traditions concert showcased a variety of "bush traditions" performers.



Click the image above for the 2019 Australian Heritage Dance calendar, which is generated by Brian Samuels.

Online version of John Merediths collection of portraits and the text of his book.

Heather Clarke hasjoined the organising team at Bush Traditions. Her knowledge of early Australian dance is remarkable and can be explored at her web site.

nfsaReal Folk Videos
Some classic bush music now on YouTube

concAnglo Concertina Tutor
A set of bush tunes arranged with fingering and all for Anglo Concertina players.

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