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Red Cross Fundraise

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We are living in strange times, and all of us have experienced it in one way or another. As a community, we also want to contribute to a solution for this problem. Therefore, as Leidance we decided to start a small fundraise action for the Red Cross. We're doing this in the following ways:   - Lottery - Online dance party with DJ's Robin and Ischa on Saturday - Merch&clothing + €1 donation, and each €1 you donate, we double Lottery: Starting from Monday 6, till Sunday 12 of April we will be selling lottery tickets on our website. One ticket will cost EUR 5, and by buying a ticket you will get a chance of winning a EUR 10 gift card for either Danceway or Bol.com (you are allowed…
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Beneath the stars Gala

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In just a week it's time again for the most magical night of the year: our annual gala! The 28th of February we will be enjoying a wonderful night of dancing beneath the stars! Not in the open air because that's too cold at this time of year but in two different rooms of Quintus Leiden, where one room will be for ballroom dancing, and one for salsa, bachata and kizomba. During the evening you will be provided with snacks, beer, wine and soda (until supplies last) and amazing dance music. The tickets for the event are available in our webshop. More information can be found in the facebook event. Even without making wishes upon stars this night will be the night of your dreams, so get your dancing shoes…
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Christmas Dinner (Sign-up deadline)

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Dear members! Just like previous years, we will be organising a wonderful Christmas dinner! This year we will be eating at the Spanish tapas restaurant La Cubanita on Friday December 20.We would love to share this festive evening with you to toast to a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year in advance. Please sign up through this form, so we know how many people to expect! Deadline to sign up is at the end of November (30-11) so you only have a few days left! Love, Board Dijkstra  
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Pre sinterkerst activities

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As the last week of November has begun it is only a matter of time before all the festivities of Sinterklaas and Christmas will start. December is always a busy, festive and cold month, but our friends and family give us the warmth we need! Before all of these festivities start Leidance still has some awesome activities for you in the first week of December! Here's a short overview: Bachata Workshop: Sunday December 1, from 14:30 till 16:30 at the USC! All the way from Portugal André will fly over to the Netherlands for this awesome workshop. The level will be intermediate, to join you need to know just some simple basics of Bachata! Keep an eye on our facebook event for updates. Tickets will be online soon! Social Drinks…
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New week, new activities

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This week we have multiple activities coming up again! First of all, on thursday evening we will have Social Dancing again. As usual this will be an evening where everybody is welcome to practice their moves and have some fun! We will be playing music for all dancing styles. Details: Thursday 21-11  -  21:00-23:00  -  @Danszaal, USC Leiden The second activity of this week is our next latin party Dansa de los Muertos! An evening full of fun and dancing salsa, bachata and kizomba! The tickets are available through our webshop! Datails: Friday 22-11  -  21:30-01:00  -  @Danszaal, USC Leiden And last but most certainly not least, this saturday we are having our xTDS ballroom latin workshop! This won't be just any regular workshop but it will be a complete…
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NTDS sign-up opened

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On behalf of our NTDS team captain, Esther Starreveld: IT IS NTDS TIME AGAIN!! 😁😁 If you have never heard about the NTDS, it is a ballroomdancing competition for students. Leidance does have an amazing info-page on her website, so please be sure to check that out: http://www.sdaleidance.nl/ntdsetds/ Take it from me: the NTDS is so much fun! It is all about dancing, fun, fun & dancing and more dancing fun. This year lovely Team Rotterdam will host the event and they will welcome us to The Wild West! Who wouldn’t want to join a weekend full of dancing with such a theme? The NTDS wil take place on 6, 7 and 8 March 2020. Costs: Students €60,- Non-students/PhD-students €80,- This will include your participation in the competition on Saturday…
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This week: social dancing and constitutional drinks

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This week we have two fun activities to look forward to. First of all, this thursday we will be having social dancing again, where everyone will be welcome to dance whatever they want, teach or be taught new stuff and have lots of fun! The socials are free for members and non-members alike, so if you want to show that one friend how much fun dancing can be, this is your chance! Details Date: Thursday 24/10/2019 Time: 21:00 - 23:00 Place: Danszaal USC Entrance: free (provided you have a USC subscription or day pass) Facebook event Social Dancing Secondly, this friday will be the constitutional drinks, to celebrate the constitution of the new board. There will be drinks, music and maybe even some chances to dance. We hope to see…
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Hutspot + taptoe

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On the third day of October in the year 1574, Leiden was relieved by the Geuzen. Because of this, there will be festivities in all of Leiden on the 2nd and 3rd of October! To follow the tradition, we will be eating hutspot on the 2nd of October, prepared by yours truly - and it's free for all members! Sign up via the form if you want to join! What: eating 'Hutspot', a traditional Dutch stew with carrots and onion, with gravy and sausage on the side. When: 2nd of October, from 17:30 till 18:45 latest. Where: Lange Mare 92, 2312 GT Leiden - no doorbell, please text or call Robin (+31 42 23 02 50) when you arrive! How: For FREE! Sign up via this form Click here for…
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Committee interest drinks

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It's almost the first Tuesday of the month again... that means time for social drinks! Come hang out in our local pub for a drink and a chat with your fellow members. This month, we have a special edition: the committee interest drinks! Are you curious what our committees do? Are you thinking about joining one and organising cool stuff for the association? We will tell you all about our AcCie, MusiCie, AlmanakCie and PressCie tonight! Not interested in a committee? Don't worry, it's still a night full of good (and bad) stories, drinks and fun! See you there!🍻 Details Date: Tuesday October 1 Time: 21:00 - 23:00 Place: Café de Keyzer
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