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Attention: This site contains information which is aimed at registered, dancing participants.


If you are a member of the general public and interested in watching the dancing, but you are not a member of a German-Austrian-Swiss dancegroup, please visit the relevant page on this site. Many thanks.


Events on Saturday in Hahndorf and Saturday and Sunday in the German Club, 223 Flinders St are open to the public.





Dancers and families, please find an overview of the program for Volkstanzfest 2015 for the whole weekend below.


For a printable program booklet please download the PDF document below:








Friday, 3 April 2015


Afternoon: Arrival and transport via chartered buses to the hotels on South Terrace.

1530hrs – 1630hrs: Presentation and workshop: “The Future of Volkstanz in Australia” (for group leaders only, maximum two persons per group), location: Heysen Room, Chifley on South Terrace Hotel, 226 South Terrace.

From 1700hrs: Make your way to The German Club, 223 Flinders St, Adelaide.

A chartered bus for approx. 50 participants will depart at 1645hrs from the hotels (for families with young children, elderly and mobility impaired, as per registration).

1730hrs: Induction of all group leaders in the “Weinkeller” of the German Club, and tour of the German Club facilities.

From 1800hrs: Bistro dinner

1900 – 2345hrs: Social get together and musical entertainment by DJ TCE.


Please note that all events on Friday are a private function for registered participants, and not open to the general public.

Saturday, 4 April 2015


0845hrs - 0900hrs (optional): Depart from the hotels via chartered buses for Hahndorf. All participants to wear traditional Trachten.

1000hrs – 1115hrs: Explore the attractions and shops and engage in impromptu performances, flashmobs and traditional German-Austrian-Swiss folk art in the main street of Hahndorf.

1130hrs: Group photo in Pioneer Memorial Gardens (next to the German Arms Hotel)
1200hrs: Lunch (each group to make their own arrangements)
1330hrs – 1345hrs: Depart for the Adelaide CBD via chartered buses;
1415hrs: Drop off at South Tce hotels for a 25 minutes stop-over
1445hrs – 1500hrs: Buses depart from the hotels to the German Club
1530hrs sharp: Official opening of the Volkstanzfest 2015
1600hrs – 2000hrs: Dancing by the groups
From 1800hrs: Bistro dinner
2000hrs – 2330hrs: Musical entertainment by DJ Herbert Stauber


Sunday, 5 April 2015


0945hrs – 1000hrs (optional): Depart via chartered buses to Carclew House, 11 Jeffcott St, North Adelaide (for those who registered). All participants in
Trachten, please.
Note: Groups/participants who are not coming along to Carclew House will need to arrange their own lunch.
1000hrs – 1315hrs (optional): Traditional Easter games, socializing, a Goasslschnoizen (whipcracking) workshop and BBQ lunch in the relaxed atmosphere of a beautiful, heritage-listed villa and garden.

Please note that events at Carclew House are a private function for registered participants, and not open to the general public.
1315hrs: Interstate participants return to the German Club via chartered buses
1300hrs: Group Leader Meeting in the German Club – review of Volkstanzfest 2015 and election of host for Volkstanzfest 2017.
1430hrs – 1830hrs: Dancing by the groups
From 1800hrs: Bistro dinner
1930hrs – 2330hrs: Musical entertainment by The Capricorns

Monday, 6 April 2015:


No program planned, free time and departure

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