Association of Hungarian Folk Dance from Romania

AHFDR's purpose is to assist the folk dance, singing and music movement in Transylvania and the ways through which these arts can be realized. (Transylvania is a region in Romania)


The association wishes to form competent specialists by whose activity it is aimed primarily the revitalization of the folk art and the diversification of the other genres at a high artistic level. At the same time it is desired the moral and aesthetical formation of given social groups, of which participants may become the consumers of folk culture and traditions of Hungarian folk here in Romania.

Description of proposed activity or project

"Roots in our moves" folk dance workshop series
We are interrested in ‘Promotion of diversity in culture and arts within European cultural heritage’ programme, A. component: Strengthened intercultural dialogue and raised awareness of cultural diversity.
We would like to cooperate in a good partnership regarding the promotion of folk dances. We would like to promote the folk dances of Transylvania, where are living with four nations, wich fact has influenced the traditions, and dances in a very unusual way.

Type of partner/expertise sought

We seek for partners with experience in organizing training courses, preferable organization interrested in folk dances. These tipe of workshops are not solely adult trainings, we have a lot of young dance group leaders, so our partner can be even a Youth organization. Experience in EEA Grants is preferable.

Type of expertise/competence offered

AHFDR has a strong base of transylvanian folk dance specialists. We have no experience in EEA Grants, but we have experience in organizing events, and project management as well. We are an umbrella organization of different associations and foundations with the same main activity: folk dances and cultural heritage. You can look for our members here: Our site is available in English too.
You can read about Transylvania here:

Organisation type

Non-governmental organization/ non-profit

Areas covered

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