BYU International Folk Dance Ensemble performing Feb. 16 at ASU


ALAMOSA — The Brigham Young University Department of Dance International Folk Dance Ensemble and Mountain Strings will present Journey: Reflections, a 90-minute voyage of dance and music that explores the heartbeat of the world’s cultures at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Adams State University’s Plachy Hall.

Journey: Reflections entertains with Irish hard shoe, American clogging, Ukrainian Hopak, Indian bhangra, and much more. Since 1964, the International Folk Dance Ensemble has represented the United States and American culture at folk dance festivals throughout the world.

Combining ethnic traditions with exquisite costumes, BYU’s International Folk Dance Ensemble will take you on a worldwide voyage through dance — from Korea to Poland to the United States.

For over 60 years, IFDE has earned accolades at the world’s most prestigious folk dance festivals, performing in 29 countries spanning four continents. A select group of BYU’s most skilled dancers, singers, and musicians, IFDE is currently the largest and most versatile program of its kind.

Join the dancers for 90 minutes as they portray cultures from all over the world. Experiencing the ensemble’s furious footwork, pulsing rhythms, live music, and vibrant costumes will leave you with a special kind of wanderlust.

Tickets are $10 per person and are available for purchase at Plachy Hall is located at 97 Stadium Dr., Alamosa.