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Romanian Dance Troupe to Appear at NECC

Submitted by on March 11, 2019 – 5:53 pm

A traditional Romanian dance troupe, Plaiurile Dornelor Ensemble, will perform during a special event on Thursday, April 11, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Northern Essex Community College’s Hartleb Technology Center, on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

The troupe is from Vatra Dornei, Romania. The performance is sponsored by NECC’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) Life Long Learning Program. It is free and open to the public. CoOL is designed for individuals who are 50 or older who want to expand their minds and social circle by participating in or leading a three to six-week seminar, lecture, or course. For upcoming offerings visit the CoOL website.

The folk group was founded in 1977 at the Clubul Copiilor (Children’s Club) for children ages 7 to 18 to teach traditional Romanian music, dance and crafts. The winners of many Romanian dance competitions, they have performed at international folk festivals throughout Europe and have also appeared on local and national radio and television programs. Folk dances from all regions of Romania will be presented along with unique folk traditions from Bucovina.

For additional information contact or call 978-556-3064.