AADS stands for Anglo American Dance Shop. It is a folk dance society in Flanders, which is a region in Belgium. It was founded in 1990, with a specific dance programme and a specific aim. The programme consists of dances from Great Britain and America. The aim is to provide services without purpose of gain, namely to organize and support initiatives to stimulate recreational practising of Anglo American dance. The AADS has no members.The AADS has good contacts with similar organizations abroad, especially with American and British ones, but also in many countries in Europe. This enables dancers to have pleasant and instructive foreign contacts.