Marian Rose's Community Dance Project


Canada

www.quebecfolklore.qc.ca
Association Québécoise des Loisirs Folklorique. Resources, history, and events.

espacetrad.org
Société Pour la Promotion de la Danse Traditionelle Québécoise.

www.bourque-moreau.com    
France Bourque-Moreau specializes in Quebecois traditional dance for children.

www.metisresourcecentre.mb.ca
Metis Cultural Heritage Resource Centre. Through their links page, you can find out most everything you want to know about the Metis.

www.envolee.com
Quebec-based Editions de l’Envolée have an extensive catalogue of music, dance and arts-related resources en francais.

www.christmasconcert.com
Alberta-based source for elementary music curriculum for classroom teachers and music specialists. A few French resources.

www.festivaldubois.ca
Yearly festival of French culture. Near Vancouver, in February/March.

accordeon.montmagny.com/carrefour
Carrefour Mondial de l’Accordéon - yearly festival in Montmagny, Quebec held on Labour Day weekend.

chantsdevielles.com
Festival Chants de Vielles in September, near Montreal.


France

www.momes.net
Vast collection of French songs, games and dances. Search for comptines-danse.

www.musique-education.com
Editions Fuzeau have a wonderful collection of dances, songs, games, and stories.

www.talvera.org
Centre Occitan de Recherche, de Documenta-tion et d’Animation Ethnographiques

www.adp-danse.com
L'Atelier de la Danse Populaire - association for dancers, musicians and researchers.

www.tradmagazine.com
Fabulous magazine, with everything you need to know about festivals, concerts and workshops in France.

www.myspace.com/aniezperez
Agnès Perez, queen of Basque dancing.

www.myspace.com/patxietakonpania
Another great source of Basque dancing.

gennetines.org
Site for le Grand Bal de l’Europe, with one week in July and one in August.

www.saintchartier.org
Festival of luthiers, music and dance.

www.festival-cornouaille.com
July Festival in Bretagne.

www.famdt.com
Fédération des Associations de Musiques et Danses Traditionelles

brayauds.free.fr
Dances, concerts, workshops, school programs. Focus on the Auvergne region.


Elsewhere or Everywhere

2nilssons.com/dancequotes.htm
A pile of dance quotes, and great videos.

www.sca.org
The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international organization dedicated to researching and recreating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe.

www.dancilla.com
Wiki-based website with dances, music, videos, and discussion forum.

memory.loc.gov/ammem/dihtml/
Library of Congress Dance Instruction Manuals, including video clips of Renaissance dance steps.

www.streetswing.com/histmain
Great database of all kinds of dance, not just French. History, quotes, and videos.

www.overthewater.org
Site for hurdy gurdy enthusiasts, including a fall festival, luthiers, and musical notation. Based in Washington state.

 

 

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