International Folk Dance Ensemble
About International Folk Dance Ensemble
With a beautiful array of ethnic costumes and props, International Folk Dance Ensemble presents a program of dances from more than a dozen nations, including Ukraine, Russia, Korea, Poland, Mexico, and the United States.
Since 1964, the ensemble has represented the United States and American culture at folk dance festivals throughout the world, including the festival held in conjunction with the 1988 Seoul Olympics, and the festivals in Haifa, Israel; Confolens, France; and Billingham, England. In addition, the group regularly presents its international repertoire throughout the United States and Canada. Regardless of focus–international or American– Folk Dance Ensemble is highly acclaimed by thousands for its skillful dancing, artistry, and energy.
"No one in the audience could have known—from quality, precision, and standards of your troupe—that they were, in fact, an ensemble of college students. As noted by one of our guests, ‘they put a smile back on my face…please bring them back!"