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RED RIVER WELSH FOLK DANCERS


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Dawnswyr Gwerin Yr Afon Goch / The Red River Welsh Dancers

 

Dawnswyr Gwerin Yr Afon Goch (The Red River Welsh Folk Dancers) with Enaid (Soul) were founded in 2014 to promote the language, music, dance, and culture of Cymru (Wales).

 

Under the direction of Shayleen McConnell Finucan (McConnell School of Dance), the group offers a variety of Welsh cultural activities including traditional dances (Twmpath Dawns), music sessions, Welsh dance workshops, celebrity concerts, music and Welsh language lessons.

Dawnswyr Gwerin Yr Afon Goch is a professional dance group choreographed by Shayleen McConnell Finucan. With a troupe of 25 dancers from child to adult, the group has performed across Canada, the U.S.A, and Europe.

 

The group is the only Welsh dance group in Canada, performing in both traditional and modern styles. Their most recent performances include;

  • United Kingdom Pavilion Folklorama 2014 – 2019
  • Welsh Society of Manitoba – St. David’s Day 2016 – 2019
  • Cultures in the City 2016 – Steinbach, MB
  • Medieval Festival 2016 – Cooks Creek, MB
  • North American Festival of Wales 2016 – Calgary, AB
  • Folkmoot, North Carolina C.I.O.F.F. Festival 2017

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CONTACT US

 

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Email - info@redriverwelshdancers.com

 

Dawnswyr Gwerin Yr Afon Goch are available for local and out of town performances.

 

Shows can be any length up to 90 minutes with live music from our band Enaid. 

 

To book a performance or find out more about our group, please contact us!

North American Festival of Wales 2016

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