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Welcome to D.S.V. 4 happy feet

A warm welcome at the website of D.S.V. 4 happy feet, the student ballroom- and salsa dancing association of the University of Twente!

Founded in 1994, 4 happy feet has grown to be the largest cultural association on campus. We offer both ballroom- and salsa dancing classes at various different levels. The lesson schedule is provided over here. Every other week, members have the possibility to practice their skills and to socialize at social dance evenings. Moreover, 4 happy feet organizes a broad range of other events, like a teammatch, a Christmas ball and all kind of fun parties and activities. Each year, you can show your new skills to your friends and family and earn a diploma at the annual dancing exam.

The offer of the association suits dancers of all different degrees of ambition. Not only social, but also competitive dancers will find their desires satisfied. On a regular basis, groups of 4 happy feeters travel down to competitions of different levels all over the country. Moreover, 4 happy feet naturally competes in both Dutch and European student tournaments. These tournaments are great experiences and accessible to dancers of all different levels. More information about competitions is available over here.

Apart from dancing education and fun activities, 4 happy feet also offers dancing or gala workshops for other associations of the University of Twente. These workshops are given by the members of our Instruction Committee. Click here for more information.

Open lessons!

Starting from the 3rd of February we will have open lessons at 4 happy feet for 3 weeks for salsa and 2 weeks for ballroom. No subscriptions required, joining the lessons will be completely free of charge!

The times are the regular times, more info can be found here.

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Teammatch review

Created by Jimmy Fransz,

The 19th of November, we had an amazing night full of dancing, games and awesome costumes! The annual Team Match of 4happyfeet organised by the Team Match committee. The theme of this year : Myths and Magic was beautifully brought to life by the 6 teams, from Día de los Muertos to Peter Pan, we saw it all. But while having fun with watching the demo pair perform and playing games, there was also a competition to win! There were 3 categories in which the Teams could win medals, Dance, Games and Originality. For the ones who missed it, here are the winners: Dance Competition: team 3 Game Competition: team 1 Originality Price: team 4 Congratulation! And thanks to everyone who was there. Hope to see you all at the next Team Match!

Introduction Lessons

Created by Lotte van Dijk,

If you ever wanted to learn how to dance, 4 happy feet wants to welcome you to our introduction lessons in the first 3 weeks of September! We offer Salsa and Ballroom classes on several levels. These introduction lessons are free of charge and are there for you to see if it fits you. Even if you have no dance experience you are welcome to join in your daily clothing with your regular shoes. No partner needed for the introduction lessons. Schedule Monday (English) Ballroom D (beginners) - 18.00 - 19.00 h Salsa 1 (beginners) - 19.00 - 20.00 h Salsa 2 - 20.00 - 21.00 h Tuesday (Dutch) Ballroom D (beginners) - 18.00 - 19.00 h Ballroom C - 19.00 - 20.00 h Technique - 20.00 - 20.30 h Ballroom B - 20.30 - 21.30 h Ballroom A - 21.30 - 22.30 h Introduction dates: Monday 2nd, 9th and 16th of September Tuesday 3rd, 10th and 17th of September The classes will take place in the Audiozaal in the Vrijhof building!

Lustrumgala 'Carpe Noctem'

Created by Maike de Jongh,

To celebrate its 5th lustrum with you all, 4 happy feet is throwing a dazzling gala party on the 29th of March. The evening will be filled with swinging music, hours of dancing, a spectacular demo dance and some more epic activities. Dress up in your most elegant and sparkly outfit to come and seize the night with us! There's also the possibility to enjoy a delicious buffet dinner at the event location in advance and, if you decide to join the dinner, to get there by touring car for free. Date: Friday, the 29th of March Time: 20:30-1:00 (buffet at 19:00) Location: Rouwhorst Dance & Partycentrum, Ootmarsumsestraat 9, Oldenzaal Theme: Carpe Noctem Cost: €10,00 - without buffet / €23,50 - with buffet (prices are equal for 4 happy feeters and non-members) Sign-up deadline: 22th of March --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you choose to pay by online transaction in the sign-up link (externals included), please transfer the admission fee as soon as possible to D.S.V. 4 happy feet, at NL59 INGB 0006799046. We will let you know if we've received your payment and if you were put on the guest list.