The object of The National Association of Danish Folk Dancers is to seek to preserve and to put into use Danish folk dancing, folk music, national costumes, and the underlying traditions.
The Association aims to achieve its goal by holding rallies and offering courses, by training instructors and leaders, by offering support for research and publishing initiatives and through Nordic and international cooperation
In its endeavour to preserve folk dancing to live music, the Association works in close cooperation with The Association of Danish Folk Musicians (www.spillemandskredsen.dk)
The Association, which is an associated member of the Danish Sports Dancers' Association und the Danish Sports Federation, organizes around 200 local clubs with a total of about 6,000 members.
Subscription for members of local clubs amounts to DKK 125, subscription for individual members DKK 205
The address of the Association is found below. Individual memberships are obtained through direct application to the office of the Association.
Together with The Association of Danish Folk Musicians a national rally with about 1,200 participants is held every year in July; in 2011 Aabenraa hosted the rally.
The next Danish Championship in Folk Dancing is held 11th May 2013 in Middelfart.
Together with The Association of Danish Folk Musicians, the Association publishes a members' magazine “Trin & Toner” with 8 issues a year.