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DUF 2018 Spotlight – Maestra Itza Sanchez

Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2018 “Cultura Sin Fronteras” will take place on March 23, 24 & 25 in Fresno, CA and honors the ongoing work of folklorico artists sharing culture and traditions across the United States and in Mexico. Registration is OPEN at www.danzantes.org . Early Registration ends January 14, 2018. INSTRUCTOR: ITZA SANCHEZ Itza Sanchez is a graduate of San Jose State University (BA Cultural Anthropology; MA Cultural Leadership) having spent more than a decade working...

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RIP Maestro Hugo Betancourt Morales . . .

We are greatly saddened to hear of the recent passing of Maestro Hugo Betancourt Morales of Quetzalli. We met several decades ago when his group was touring California and I was teaching Danzantes del Alma de UC Davis. In the late 1980's, the request came from the university to help promote the performance and to buy tickets to see them. My response was, how about if we organize a reception to welcome them, organize...

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DUF 2018 FEATURED WORKSHOP – VERACRUZ JARANA & FANDANGO AGES 14+

Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2018 "Cultura Sin Fronteras" will take place on March 23, 24 & 25 in Fresno, CA and honors the ongoing work of folklorico artists sharing culture and traditions across the United States and in Mexico. Registration is OPEN at www.danzantes.org . Early Registration ends January 14, 2018. INSTRUCTOR: ALFREDO "GODO" HERRERA Alfredo “El Godo” Herrera, originario del puerto de Veracruz, inicia desde muy pequeño sus incursiones en el son jarocho en fandangos...

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DUF 2018 Featured Workshop – FOLKLORICO FOR VETERAN ADULTS AGES 40+

Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2018 "Cultura Sin Fronteras" will take place on March 23, 24 & 25 in Fresno, CA and honors the ongoing work of folklorico artists sharing culture and traditions across the United States and in Mexico. Registration is OPEN at www.danzantes.org . Early Registration ends January 14, 2018. INSTRUCTOR: DR. MARIA GUADALUPE CASTRO PARAMO Born and raised in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, Maestra Guadalupe Castro Paramo began dancing classic ballet at the age nine....

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Festival Sin Fronteras NAYARIT 2017

Danzantes Unidos in collaboration with the Fundación Cultural Decanos de la Danza “Jaime Buentello Bazán” present a Fall seminar in music and dance in Tepic, Nayarit from September 20th to 24th. Festival Sin Fronteras NAYARIT 2017 will include movement sessions, folk handicrafts, evening performances, and excursions to neighboring towns of Pantanal, Nayarit, and a day trip to the Island of Mexcaltitan. The focal point of the research will be “Sones y danzas tradicionales de la...

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DUF 2017 Hotel & Lodging Update

SPECIAL UPDATE:  At this late date, all hotels listed on our website will show "FULL".  This may not be the case.  You will need to contact the hotel directly.  Please do not expect the DUF RATE, as the deadline was two weeks ago.  Here are some hotels you can try.  Please call for rates and availability:   RODEWAY INN (559) 431-3557 Armando Torres   UNIVERSITY INN (559) 431-3557 Armando Torres   RAMADA UNIVERSITY (559) 224-4040 Jessie Garcia   PICADILLY AIRPORT...

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DUF 2017 BONUS Master Classes!

Danzantes Unidos de California is pleased to announce that as a special THANK YOU to group directors of registered groups we are offering a bonus Master Class on Friday, April 7, from 11am to 2pm, secret location TBA via text message the night before. Maestro Jose Vences will be teaching a Master Class featuring a small fusion of "Sones" from the State of Morelos that offer a polychromy of rhythms, characteristic of that region....

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Who’s Coming to DUF 2017!

With over 1,500 participants, this will be one of the largest folklorico convenings Danzantes Unidos has seen. We want to give a little shout out to the groups who go the extra mile to celebrate cultura, tradiciones, and their passions with us at DUF 2017!  Late Registration remains open until March 30.  For info, go to www.danzantes.org Bringing the largest group to DUF 2017 with 71 registered dancers, Resurreccion Mexican Folk de Rafael...

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Maestro Spotlight – Eleazar Rodarte

Eleazar Rodarte is originally from Tepic, Nayarit.  At the age of seven he began his studies at the Escuela de Danza del Casa de la Cultura..  He ultimately joined the Grupo de Danza Nayar, first as a dancer and later as an instructor.  Since then, his interest has been to disseminate the beauty of culture through dance. He was fortunate to have as teachers and role models the famous Maestros Angel Andrade and...

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Maestro Spotlight – Cesar Alejandro Orta Aldaba

Maestro Cesar Alejandro Orta began his dance career in the year 1989 under the direction of Maestra Rita Cobos Lugo.   Afterward, he became a member of the Ballet Folklórico Rarajipame directed by Maestro Victor Barriga Gallegos. He is a graduate of the Escuela Superior de Danza Folklorica in Chihuahua, where he studied under Maestro Marcelo Torreblanca.  He is also alumni from the Escuela de la Danza Mexicana in Tepic, Nayarit where he...

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