Harry Khamis has been doing international folk dancing since 1978. He taught a college course in folk dancing for 13 years at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. For several years he taught a Scandinavian dance group in Columbus, Ohio, and he's a regular teacher at the Miami Valley Folk Dancers in Dayton. Harry lived in Sweden for two years and travels there almost every year to study Swedish polska dances. He earned his "big silver medal" in Swedish polska dances in 1999, and holds 14 "diploms" from the Svenska Folkdansringen.
He has taught at dance groups and workshops in numerous places, including at Le Grand Bal de l'Europe in France. He is often Roo Lester's teaching partner at Scandinavian dance workshops and camps across the country.
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