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Tulehoidjad Estonian Dancers

June 27th, 2016 by amanda

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Tulehoidjad Estonian Dance Group, Saturday Aug 13th ONLY at the Festival Park Stage at noon!!

 

Tulehoidjad was formed in 1950 by Lehti Merilo after she arrived in Portland, Oregon from Estonia. Lehti directed the group until 1985 when she then passed on the directorship to her daughter Liina Teose. Liina and Janne Stepp are the current Co-Directors of the group, of which there are presently 16 members.

Liina introduced her daughters, Maarika and Rosalie, to thTulehidjade group when they were both very young! Both Maarika and Rosalie currently dance and Liina plays accordion for the group. Read more…

Summer Fun

June 10th, 2016 by amanda

Here is a fun website with a list of all sorts festivals that you can go to in Oregon!

http://www.travelmag.com/articles/festivals-oregon-summer/

Check out their list of festival fun, and see if you can plan a trip with your family this summer!!

Children’s Dance Practices

May 29th, 2015 by amanda

For those of you with children who are wanting to dance this year, we have all the information for you!

This year the rehearsal schedule is as follows:

This is subject to change, be sure to pick up your schedule during the practices!

ALL PRACTICES ARE HELD AT FESTIVAL PARK STAGE (Located at 4th and Greenwood)

June 20, 27     

July 11, 18, 25,  No Practice July 4th      

August 1, 8 (Pictures and Performance at Retirement Home)

Rehearsals run approx. 30 minutes, except for the oldest groups, which will run approx. 60 minutes.  We practice rain or shine, every Monday, during the Summer! Read more…


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