With folk dance and folk dancing usually is means the traditional dances of a particular region or country. The music to which is danced, is indicated by folk music.
Dutch folk dances are to a greater or lesser extent as traditional dances that were previously performed (for the time of the radio) by the people. Today there are still made additional dances. It concerns new dances (patterns) that use the style of authentic dances, at old or newly composed folk music.