Beginners' Programme

The beginners (level 1) will only have workshops on Saturday. That means that if it’s your first time doing balfolk, you can just try it out for a day and you don’t have to immediately join an entire weekend. If you prefer to join the festival for the entire weekend, you can still join the balls on Friday and Sunday. There just won’t be any workshops for you on those days.

To motivate new dancers to try balfolk we have a special discount price: a ticket is €50, for 3 workshops (2×3 hr and 1×1 hr), breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the ball on Saturday night. This offer is only for new dancers that are participating in the level 1 workshops on Saturday.

Is Enschede a bit far away and do we start too early? For 20 euro you can book two nights in a log cabin. You will sleep there with other participants, and they are located on the campus, near the festival location. It’s a good place to stay, because you can stay up late on Saturday night, and decide on the spot if you want to stay for the ball on Sunday as well. We will also offer you breakfast and lunch if you do, so you don’t need to miss out on the festival vibes.