Photo highlights from the Annual Conference held March 4-8, in Laguna Woods, California
Of course we had meetings.
Jeanette Geslison, NFO President.
During breaks we did a lot of networking.
T-shirts and totebags for for sale, as well as CDs, DVDs, books, etc.
As we assembled for the Awards Banquet, we had live music.
Greg and Taunya Lund (second and third from left) received a Service Award.
Marty Koenig and Anthony Shay received Preserving Our Heritage Awards (along with Bob Leibman who could not attend).
Yves Moreau, Marty Koenig and Elsie Dunin (Folk Dance Giants!) watching the Awards Ceremony.
More about the NFO Preserving Our Heritage Awardees here
After the Awards Ceremony we had time to dance.
We found time to dance during the breaks.
We enjoyed a variety of presentations by Yves Moreau (Dancing in Bulgaria, Then and Now), Elsie Dunin (Roma Culture in Croatia), France Moreau (Teaching Techniques for Young Dancers) and Dick Oakes (Internet Resources for Dancers)
Sally Jenkins (Oregon) lead an interactive activity showing why making bobbin lace - a traditional folk art - reminds her of contra dancing.
THE FACES OF THE NFO