These are events specifically sponsored by the NFO.
The 21st Pourparler
Pourparler is a yearly gathering of dance and music educators from (mostly) North America who are dedicated to teaching folk/ethnic/world/traditional dance in schools and/or community events. Pourparler 2018 is November 1-4, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake University, in San Antonio, Texas. Pourparler has its own webpage. Lissa Bengtson is the on-site coordinator.
The NFO Conference
This 2018 NFO Conference just ended. It was held April 26-28, in Tenafly, New Jersey. It was held in conjunction with the Spring 2018 New Jersey Folk Dance Festival. We are already planning the 2019 Conference to be held in Provo, Utah, April 11-14, 2019. Details on the way!
Click here for information about US International Dance Festivals, Camps and Workshop in the coming months