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The Guinness World Record Attempt Tutorials

Need extra practice before partaking in the Guinness World Record Attempt for the "Largest Mexican Folk Dance?"  Watch these videos to master the dance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=264MsEq8ghI&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nkGvLqHsO0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWknXgs0sv4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WPG4gF1HHM Need the break down? Click here....

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DUF 2014 Lecture Hall: Dr. Olga Nájera-Ramírez

Danzantes Unidos presents its annual gathering, Danzantes Unidos Festival (DUF) 2014 "Honrando el Pasado, Creando el Futuro" on April 11, 12 & 13 at Clovis West High School in Fresno, CA.  We are very pleased to announce the participation of Dr. Olga Najera-Ramirez at the DUF Lecture Hall (CWHS B-1) on Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13.  On Saturday, she will present a lecture “La Tercera Raiz: Los Afromexicanos.” On Sunday, her film “La...

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DUF 2014 Mercado – Mega-Tianguis Folklorico

It's time to BUST open those 'cochinitos,' because the DUF 2014 Mercado will have it all:  zapatillas, botines, dance wear, jewelery, headpieces and more.  Special thanks to Mercado Coordinator, Amber Valdez!     Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2014 "Honrando el pasado, creando el futuro" will take place on Aprill 11, 12 & 13 at Clovis West HS in Fresno, CA.  Over 1200 dancers have registered to date and will participate in workshops, concerts and the Mega-mega DUF Mercado!!  Break open those...

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DUF 2014 Showcase Concerts presents…

Danzantes Unidos presents its annual gathering, Danzantes Unidos Festival (DUF) 2014 "Honrando el Pasado, Creando el Futuro" on April 11, 12 & 13 at Clovis West High School in Fresno, CA. DUF 2014 will pay homage to our grandparents, parents, folklorico predecessors with a nod to our new, up and coming folklorico leaders and artists. DUF 2014 Showcase Concerts is proud to feature the work of over 900 dancers from 57 participating folklorico dance companies...

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Chicano Power: Folklorico Collective Leadership

We are raised to aspire to be leaders, not followers, and are frequently exposed to leaders and their exemplary lives and movements. However, what qualities do we identify to emulate? How do we identify them? Do leaders lead away from, towards, or in consideration of? What movement or mass of people are leaders leading? Do leaders create their own path or retrace ancestral ways of truth? As folkloristas, we inherit a vast collection...

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UFS 2014 T-shirt Preview

Hello Folklóristas! We cannot wait to meet you at UFS 2014 in a couple of weeks.  We are really excited to show you the exclusive UFS 2014 t-shirt our friends at Mii Camisa designed for the participants to wear. As you can see, the folklórico dancers in the design are wearing a graduation cap and carrying a diploma to symbolize the importance of education.  By placing the UFS 2014 theme, "Resurrecting the Roots, Empowering our...

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The Story of Amalia Hernández

      “A México with bundle of tassels. And engraved silver A México with ears of corn, brown-skinned people. A México, of fairs, of candy skulls. Tame, quiet, wild, incongruous, strident, lighthearted. The México of ancient ruins, churches made of gold and shadows. And gardens of bougainvillea and tropical flowers. The México from yesterday and today, of beautiful songs and dances, born from ruins created between the black braids of the natives, screams, weeping, silence, songs. Pure expression of our...

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How to Share your Folklorico Story via Social Media

.. According to Pew Research, 54 percent of adult internet users post photos and videos they have created themselves and 47 percent of adult internet users share photos and videos they have found on the internet (2013).  Folklórico dancers have endless opportunities to share their story with photos and videos.   From practices, performances, selfies, and paparazzi shots, the photos and videos provide folklórico social media administrators a chance to engage and interact with...

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