Schwung! Austrian dancers perform in Nithsdale

Steirischer Swung
Austrian traditional dance group Steirischer Schwung and the Thornhill Scottish Country Dancers will perform in Nithsdale this weekend:
Thornhill SCD
Thornhill SCD

Friday 1 July 2016, 1430 (2,.30pm): Plainstanes, High Street, Dumfries

Saturday 2 July 2016, 1300 (1pm): Penpont Gala

Sunday 3 July 2016, 1200 (12 noon): Thornhill Gala (opening ceremony)

The groups met last year at an international folk festival in France and decided to arrange an exchange visit.

Steirischer Schwung was founded in 2009 in Stiwoll, a village near Graz in south Austria.  The 7 piece group performs traditional Austrian folk dances and sing.

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