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Radboud Koop started international folk dancing at the age of eleven. Five years later, he started teaching, and has been dancing and teaching international folk dance ever since.
More than twenty years ago he became involved in Russian folk dances while working with Hennie Konings and since then regularly replaces Hennie at workshops and teaches Hennie's Russian folk dance program in the Netherlands and Belgium.
He regularly attended classes both in the Netherlands as well as in Russia with Olga Zolotova, the director of the "Pyatnitsky Ensemble" folk dance school.
Dances Radboud has taught include Babochka Motorochka, Bil ya Rano Bil ya Pozdno, Devochka Nadya, Devichya Khorovodnaya, Hai Zelenenky, Kak na Taluyu na Zemlyu, Kak za Lugom, Let'el Golub, Polno Vam Snezhochki, Porosya, Posadila Rozu, Raz Vechor Moya Milaya, Techot Rechka, Vesyolaya Kadril, Volzhskaya Kadril, Vo Sadu Li v Ogorod'e, Volzhskaya Kadril, Ya da Kalinushku Lomala, and Yolochki - Metyolochki.