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About Us

Our Mission

Danzantes Unidos is THE cultural network of Mexican folk dancers and artists. Our organization promotes and supports the Mexican Folk experience through the performing and visual arts, including, but not limited to, the annual three-day festival known as the Danzantes Unidos Festival.

History

In 1994, Danzantes Unidos incorporated to fulfill its mission of promoting and supporting the Mexican folk dance and artist community.  In 2001, the organization was awarded its federal nonprofit status.

The board of directors consists of representatives whom reside throughout six regions of California: Gold Country, Greater SF Bay Area, Central Valley, Central Coast, Greater LA Basin and San Diego.

Programs

Danzantes Unidos serves the folklorico community with a variety of programs and resources.

Danzantes Unidos Festival

Danzantes Unidos Festival

Directors' Dialogue

Directors' Dialogue

University Folklorico Summit

University Folklorico Summit

Educators' Conference

Educators' Conference

Folklorico on Wheels

Folklorico on Wheels

MusiDanza

MusiDanza

Festival Sin Fronteras

Festival Sin Fronteras

Board of Directors/ Staff

Maria Luisa Colmenarez
MariaLuisaColmenarez@danzantes.org

Rudy Garcia
President

Juana Saludo@danzantes.org
Secretary

Cecilio Castro
Board Member

Joshua Vasquez
Board Member

Jerry Fierro
Treasurer

Board Member

Board Member

Sabrina Valles
Marketing Director

Collaborations

Danzantes Unidos welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with cultural arts organizations to further promote traditional arts in Mexico and the U.S. If you are interested in collaborating with Danzantes Unidos, email president@danzantes.org.