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Information: Wim Bekooy, teacher of Dutch, Balkan, and international dance.
Wim Bekooy (Veel Plezier Ermee), Dutch teacher of international folk dance.
He studied at Rotterdamse Dansacademie and, in 1988, received a diploma in dance from Landelijk Centrum Amateurdans (Utrecht) with an emphasis on folk dance, folk lore, and teaching dance.
Wim is currently on sabbatical as director of the Plesjati folk dance group in Alphen aan de Rijn. He also is director of Nitsanim, an international peforming group based in The Hague.
In 1990, Wim received an award to develop and stage his choreography of a suite of dances based on his studies of Dutch song and dance.
In the summer of 1992, he choreographed and performed traditional Dutch dances at Nagasaki Holland Village in Japan.
Since 1989, Wim has done occasional dance workshops while visiting the United States.
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