Recent NHDA Achievements

2011 National Hand Dance Association List of Achievements

  • NHDA receives a $3,250 Major Grant from the Humanities Council of Washington, DC to sponsor a screening of the documentary “Hand Dance: A Capitol Swing”, followed by a panel discussion on the history and evolution of Hand Dance from the Lindy Hop to Hand Dance, and conclude with a Hand Dance party.  February, 2011    The community outreach program is free and open to the public.  Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Chateau Hand Dance club in Washington, DC. 
  • NHDA has been selected as a Member of the United Way Campaign of the National Capitol Area.  NHDA will campaign for Federal and private sector employee donations to raise funds for programs and projects related to Hand Dance which benefits the community at-large.  February, 2011
  • NHDA participated in the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC on March 31, 2011. The is the sixth year that NHDA has presented Hand Dance to a world audience.
  • NHDA has been selected to present Hand Dance at the Arena Stage during the Arena Stage “Homecoming Open House” celebrating its new theater during the Southwest Arts Festival on September 24, 2011