Collectives and groups
1. FOLK DANCE GROUP "RUKKILILL" (VALGA)
1986 founded as a dance group of Valga school teachers-women and men, 8 pairs. Participated in all Estonian song and dance festivals. Performancies in Finland, Sweden, Russia.
Contact: Kalju Sinisalu
2. FOLK DANCE GROUP "KANNEL" (VÕRU)
Folk dance group "Kannel" started in 1983. The program contains original and treated folk dances, songs, plays with songs, and dances created by Estonian authors. "KANNEL" has represented Estonia in Spain (Europeade '95), Finland (Kaustinen Folk Festifal '96), Hungary (Eger '97) and in Komi at a festival among Finno-Ugrian people(1991). The group has also been on a week-long tour in China ('99). In 2001, we went to France and in 2004 to Egypt to take a part of folk festivals. In 2006, we took part in the 2nd European Folklore Festival in Spital om Pyhrn/Austria. We have also been to France (Chambray-Les-Tours 2008), Jordan (2011),Latvia (2011), Russia (2012).
The performances of the Folk Dance Group Kannel are accompanied by live music from Kandle Kapell.
3. FEMALE DANCE GROUP "TSÕÕR"(VÕRU)
TSÕÕR – it is a round and roomy circle that consists of 12 Võru county women, who gather in culture house Kannel to enjoy being together. Tsõõr has been active since 1985. Throughout these years Tsõõr has performed at very many events and festivals both in Estonia (Võru Folklore Festival, Baltica) and abroad together with Folk Dance Group "Kannel" and folk orchestra "Kandle kapell" in Egypt, France, Poland and Hungary.
4. CHILDREN´S FOLK DANCE GROUP "TSÕÕRIKE"(VÕRU)
Under the name Tsõõrike are gathered Maie Pau's children folk dance groups from Võru I Basic School. At the moment are dancing 3rd and 6th grade groups. The groups dance joyful original and treated folk dances.