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Announcement New Webmaster

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We are very pleased to announce that

Marcus Igla

will assume the duties of the Webmaster immediately.

Marcus is a member of the Contra Council and has started prompting in 2015. Next year his club "Dreaming Igel" will host the Contra Dance Convention and Marcus is involved in the organization. He also helped us in implementing the redesign of the website.

As webmaster Marcus administrates website, forum, email addresses and databases.

We’re looking forward to work with Marcus. Please welcome Marcus to his new office.
You can contact him via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Your ECTA-Board


Convention 2016 & New Board

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As a closer for this year’s ECTA Convention the annual ECTA general membership meeting took place for the year 2016.


As well this year we had elections for the Board. Bing Presidents it’s an honor to me taking the chance to letting you to know about the changes in the board.


Exiting their offices in the ECTA Board:


as Vice President Susanne Geiger and her partner Jörg Jarmuth

as Treasurer Jörg Mehlhase and his wife Helga Mehlhase

as Round Dance Coordinator Ilona Lankuttis and her husband Stefan Lankutis


To each and everyone thank you very much for your work done over the years in the office.


Newly elected to the board were:


as Vice President Jörg Mehlhase who will be supported by his wife Helga Mehlhase

as Treasurer Susanne Leimbach

as Round Dance Coordinator Stefan Burger who will be supported by his wife Frau Nicolette


Reelected to the office:


as Clogging Coordinator Gunnar Lanatowitz


Michael Franz


Welcome (phase of conversion)

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Welcome to the webpages of ECTA (European Callers and Teachers Association), the association for dance coaches in Square Dance, Round Dance, Clogging and Contra Dance.

During the time of rebuilding and redesigning the whole site you will nevertheless find all needed information.

We apologize, if some articles are not up-to-date.

Nevertheless all information to our events and also the flyers will stay current.



ECTA Events

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Also this year many ECTA events will take place.

You can find all information and flyer here: ECTA Events

We're looking forward to meet you there!



26.-28. August Clog Convention
28.-29. October Contra Dance Convention
25. March Student Jamboree
26.-28. May Round Dance Festival
29. June - 02. July ECTA Convention

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