Huig Hofman

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Deceased
German, Belgian
German, Belgian (Flemish), Dutch, French

Huig Hoffman

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Huig Hofman, from Brussels, Belgium, was a new teaching personality on the United States folk dance scene in 1962.

Huig was married; his wife's name was Fina.

He was founder and president of the folk dance movement in Holland and founded the Folk Dance Center of Flanders. He recorded for the Folkraft label.

Huig was decorated by the governments of both Belgium and the Netherlands for his contributions.

He authored 13 books in the field of folk dance including:

Dances Huig taught include Almelose Kirmisse, American Mixer, Avondrust, Bekedorfer Quadrille, Bellens Dans (Jingle Bells Polka), Boerencarree, Boerenkermis, Branle Normand (Normandische Ronde), Canadian Barn Dance, Circassian Circle, D'Hammerschmiedsg'selln, Daar Liepl eem Oude Vrouw, Dansa In a Ring, De Bretoense, De Horlepiep, De Kegelkoning, De Kolom, De Vlegerd, Driekusman, Eins Zwei Drei, Fandango, Gort met Stroop, Hakke - Tone, Hal-en Bergenkermis, Hanske van Leuven, Het Paardenspel, Hora Nirkoda, Inbalim (Avondrust), Ja Va en Akta, Jan Pierewiet, Joego, 'K Moet Dwalen, Keurig Lies Je, Kimberlegse Trein, Kleim Kapoentje, Klein Shots, Klepperwals, Kontra met Plu, Meike Stout, Meisje Was Je, Menuetwalzer, Mie Katoen, Mie Smet, Mieke Stout, Mieke Willen W'eens Dansen?, Nirkoda, Normandische Ronde (Branle Normand), Oxstedter Muehle, Papagaai is Ziek, Peperbolleke, Piepkenduik, Piler Lan, Rijpe Gerst (Riipe Gerst), Romanian (Rumanian) Hora, Schottische Mixer, Schrittwalzer (Grote Kringwals), Schwartzbrot (Schwart Laat 'm Scheren), Skotse Fjouwer, 'T Schip Moet Zeilen, 'Tant Hessie, Teton Mountain Stomp, Thady You Gander, Tralman, Van de Droge haring, Vreugderoes, Wyresdald Greensleeves, Yougo, Zeeuwse Rei, Zeeuwse Schots, and Zigeunerpolka.