Energetic Dancing, Beautiful Costumes, and Folk Dancers with roots from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Macedonia, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Transylvania, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden…This is what you will see at the Fourth Annual WINDMILLS International Dance Festival on Saturday, March 30 from 1:00 – 5:30 PM in the Grand Ballroom of the Lithuanian Hall in Baltimore, MD! In addition, and new this year, an International Folk-Dance Workshop will follow the performances from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the same location.
The fourth annual Windmills International Folk-Dance Festival will feature creative performances by European dance groups dancing traditional dances from Northern, Eastern and Central Europe. The dance performers are from the Maryland and Washington DC region and represent Lithuania (Malunas Dance Group), Latvia (Namejs), Estonia (Pillelkaar Washington DC), Austria, Germany, Switzerland (Alpine Dancers), Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden (Nordic Dancers of Washington DC), Hungary (Tisza Ensemble), Ukraine, Polish, Macedonia, Gypsy (Carpathia Folk Dance Ensemble), and Russia (Kalinka Dance Ensemble of Baltimore).
Not only will the audience get to watch these exciting dances and dancers but after the show they will also get to dance with instruction provided by the dance groups directors and choreographers. The workshop is free and open to the public!
Tickets are $20 for Adult; $18 for Seniors. Children 12 and under are free. (Workshop is free to public. Doors open at 5:30 pm)
Eastern European cuisine and ethnic food will be available for purchase and a cash bar offering a wide variety of European beer and liquor and non-alcoholic drinks.
Street parking is very limited, but garage parking is available in the UM Biopark Garage at 1 N Poppleton St (at the corner of N. Poppleton St and Baltimore St and 2 blocks from the Hall) and is recommended.
Saturday, March 30 at 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Lithuanian Hall, Grand Ballroom 851 Hollins St, Baltimore, MD 21201