International Day of Dance

  • Fri 12 Jul to Sat 13 Jul 2019
  • All day event!
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The Karelians are coming to the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday 13 July for International Day of Dance.

Dancers and musicians from this north-eastern Russia territory with Finnish roots are always a popular and colourful attraction on this special day and this year will be joined by special guests Belly Fusion, a tribal dance collective from Worcestershire.

Other troupes heading to the Garden are Dawnswyr Talog,  Cwmni Dawns Werin Caerdydd, Dawnswyr Pen-y-Bont, Parti Dawns Aelwyd Aberystwyth, Dawnswyr Tipyn o Bopeth, Pembroke dancers and Garth Country dancers.

Day of Dance organiser Bobbie Evans said: “It is fantastic news that Skylark and Artforge, from Karelia, are joining us again this year.”

She added: “There will be scores of dancers performing all different styles in different venues around the Garden – it is going to be a lovely and very colourful occasion.”


The day will start with the Grand Parade up the Broadwalk followed by a mass dance in Millennium Square.