Syracuse International Folk Dancers


Syracuse, New York


Come join a fun and welcoming social dance group.
The majority of our dances do not require a partner!

Chilili Lines
Andrea Group Couple

*** Special Event! ***

Dance ensemble from Romania will be in Syracuse Thursday, April 25, 2019. 6:30 - 10:30 pm.
Plaiurile Dornelor Ensemble from Vatra Dornei, Romania will teach and perform Romanian dances. The folk group was founded in 1977 at the Clubul Copiilor (Children's Club) to teach traditional Romanian music, dance and crafts to children ages 7-18. The winners of many Romanian dance competitions, they have performed at international folk festivals throughout Europe and have also appeared on local and national radio and TV programs. Folk dances from all regions of Romania will be presented along with unique folk traditions of Bucovina. Dancing will be to live music.

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*** Fun Stuff ***

Check out our Periodic Table of Dances!
Thanks to our resident dancing chemistry professor :)


Take a look at our Scandinavian dance group "Scandia" at one of their performances.

Information about SIFD

Thursdays from 8:00 - 10:00 pm, except major holidays.
Generally 8:00 - 9:00 is dance and teaching, 9:00 - 10:00 is request dancing.
$5.00 fee ($2.00 for students.) First night free!

First Unitarian Universalist Church
109 Waring Rd. (Corner of Nottingham Rd.)
Syracuse, NY 13224

Circle, line, and couple dances from around the world, especially Eastern Europe, The Balkans, Israel, Scandinavia, Greece, Russia and The British Isles.

Anyone looking for the fun of a dancing challenge with a friendly group of people!

To enjoy the beautiful music
To learn a wide range of styles of dance
To socialize with other people who love to dance
And you can have a great time while getting exercise!

Come join us!

Links to other Syracuse and regional dances

Syracuse Country Dancers (Contra & English Country)
Ithaca International Folk Dancers
Roberson Folk Dancers (Binghamton)
Dancing Around Western New York
Dance Tymes Calendar (For Ithaca and Central New York)
Bassett Street Hounds (Morris)

Other related links

Hudson-Mohawk Traditional Dances, Inc. (Dance Flurry)
Mainewoods Dance Camp
NEFFA (Check out their LinkFest)

How to contact us

For more information about the Syracuse International Folk Dancers, please contact:
Patty (315) 471-6399
Carmen (315) 632-4992
or e-mail:

Last update: March 15, 2019