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DUF 2016 Enrollment Confirmation

Congratulations DUF’ers on being among the One Thousand Five-Hundred on THIS side of a SOLD OUT Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2016 “El Corazon del Pueblo”--first-time ever and with record breaking speed. First order of business . . . Please check your group enrollment confirmation. If you are missing a dancer or have someone on your list that is not part of your group, please direct a message and all other queries to [email protected] ....

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WHO is Teaching at DUF 2016??

60 Folklorico Dance Movement Workshops, Seminars and Lectures will take place simultaneously at DUF 2016 "El Corazon del Pueblo" to accommodate the 1500 enrollees in this annual celebration--the largest of it's kind on either side of the border.   DANZANTES UNIDOS FESTIVAL DUF 2016 “EL CORAZON DEL PUEBLO” PRESENTS OUR DISTINGUISHED FACULTY . . . CLASSES FOR PARENTS/CHAPERONES Alicia Mendibles, Whittier, CA Folklorico Sewing Antonio Sarabia, Sacramento, CA Folklorico Media Omar Quezada, Inglewood, CA Folklorico Hair & Makeup SPECIALTY CLASSES Viviana Basanta, Mexico...

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DUF 2016 “El Corazon del Pueblo” 150+ Dance Companies in Attendance

DANZANTES UNIDOS FESTIVAL:  THE LARGEST MEXICAN FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL IN THE U.S. AND MEXICO SET TO OCCUR IN LOS ANGELES MARCH 18-20, 2016 Who is Coming to DUF 2016?  Over 150 dance companies and 1500 dancers will participate in workshops and concerts over the three-day festival.  To capture the full scope of this magnificent event, please visit: www.danzantes.org DUF 2016 "EL CORAZON DEL PUEBLO" ATTENDING DANCE COMPANIES: Alegría de San José, Union City, CA Alma de...

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Who Is Presenting At DUF 2016 Showcase Concerts?

Things That You Won't Want To Miss At DUF 2016:  #7 [vc_empty_space height="20px"] 50+ Mexican folk dance companies and nearly 800 performers from across the state will be performing at the DUF 2016 "El Corazón del Pueblo" Showcase Concert series. [vc_empty_space height="20px"] Danzantes Unidos, a non-profit Mexican folk dance organization, presents the Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2016 "El Corazon del Pueblo" from March 18-20 in Los Angeles, CA.  As part of its annual , three two-hour...

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DUF 2016 Friday Free Family FANDANGO with “Godo” Herrera

Things That You Won't Want To Miss At DUF 2016:  #9 [vc_empty_space height="20px"] 1500+ Mexican folk dancers and their families will attend DUF 2016 "El Corazón del Pueblo" Workshops & Concerts.  For full details, visit www.danzantes.org . Danzantes Unidos, a non-profit Mexican folk dance organization, presents the Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2016 "El Corazon del Pueblo" from March 18-20 in Los Angeles, CA.  The DUF 2016 Friday Free Family FANDANGO with Alfredo "Godo" Herrera will...

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“Hair and Makeup ” Workshop at DUF 2016

Things That You Won't Want To Miss At DUF 2016:  #6 “Hair and Makeup for Mexican Folklorico Dance” (Traditional and Theatrical) Learn about the diversity in hair styles in Folklorico dance differentiating from braid styles, accessories, and ornaments used on the hair and braids. Students will learn to create different hairstyles, braids and flowers. In the workshop, students will get to create the tulips representative of the Mexican State of Tabasco. Costume and accessories...

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Maestro Spotlight: Cecilio De Castro

"Intricate and always eager to share his knowledge of dance with his students," is how his students describe him. Dancing and teaching for the past 40 years, Maestro Cecilio De Castro was first introduced to Folklorico in Michoacan, Mexico in 1977. The richness of Folklorico motivated him to continue its practice. He has performed in Mexico, throughout the United States and in Europe. He began dancing in Los Angeles at the age of 15....

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The Legacy of Maestro Sergio Sartiaguín

Native to San Blas, Nayarit, México, Maestro Sergio Sartiaguín carries an undying passion in the study of the traditions of Nayarit, specializing in all that is related to folklorico dance and traditional music. His career in the field of Folklorico has created his legacy as a public administrator for over 30 years with innumerable cultural preservation projects in diverse areas. Dedicated to the preservation and exploration of the richness of Danza Folklorica,...

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Maestro Spotlight: Samuel Gonzalez-Betancourt

Maestro Samuel Gonzalez-Betancourt is the Executive Director and Artistic Directo of Orgullo Mestizo Folk Ballet. His dance training extends beyond Folklorico, also tapping into ballet, jazz and modern dance. In Southern California, Samuel has also danced with Grandeza Mexicana and trained with Pacifico Dance Co. Maestro Samuel was born in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. He began his dance training at a young age and has danced since. Passionate about communication through language, Mr. Gonzalez earned...

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Maestro Spotlight: Ignacio Delgado

Maestro Ignacio Delgado’s early dance training began in grade-school as part of an after-school program in Napa Valley. In high school, he trained in jazz, ballet, and hip-hop. There, he was awarded dancer of the year by the dance department. At 15, he joined Ballet Folklorico de Carlos Moreno in the Bay Area. Soon after, he joined Compañia Mexico Danza in Hayward. After relocating to Southern California for college, he continued his...

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