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Folkstories and Footwork

Sunday, October 15, 2017 When I signed up for Country Dancers, I didn’t exactly picture myself winding through a dark room to the tempo of some eerie violin music, wearing all-black clothes and a giant horse costume…but you know, it happens. This is my first semester as a Berea College Country Dancer, and I can [...]

By |2018-10-10T14:51:59-05:00October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ashley Mathis’s Favorite Part to Denmark Trip

June 21-July 10, 2017: The Berea College Country Dancers, Bluegrass Ensemble, Berea Festival Dancers, Folk Circle Association, Rapa Bora Morris Team and Lexington Vintage Dancers joined together to visit Denmark this summer. When asked what was her favorite part of the trip, Ashley said, "Being able to share the Berea bubble and our Berea culture [...]

By |2018-11-09T14:42:21-05:00September 12th, 2018|2017 Trip to Denmark|0 Comments

Differences between Denmark and America

July 3, 2017: As we prepare to leave Aalborg and go celebrate America’s Independence Day with the Rebild Danish-American Friendship Society we asked about differences in Denmark. "It has been kind of interesting just to see the differences in the stores and the different things that they have, such as the furniture where you can [...]

By |2018-11-09T14:42:21-05:00September 12th, 2018|2017 Trip to Denmark|0 Comments

Country Dancers travel to Denmark with Folk Circle Association!

Beginning with our performance to an enthusiastic crowd at a soggy St. Hans Festival in the beach town of Løkken on June 23, and ending with a weekend in the capital city of Copenhagen from July 7-9, the Country Dancers enjoyed hyggeligt hospitality, delicious and plentiful food, cultural experiences, and well-received performances in Denmark this [...]

By |2018-11-09T14:42:21-05:00February 12th, 2018|2017 Trip to Denmark|0 Comments

Feeding the masses

Just as sharing dance builds community, food is the fuel that binds us all together...and the Chinese create food that makes us fall in love with our experience even more.   Food is shared communally, prepared in ways that chopsticks become the perfect tool for reaching across and stealing something away.  Flavors are so distinctive, [...]

By |2018-11-09T14:42:21-05:00May 14th, 2017|2017 Trip to China, Events|0 Comments