DUF 2017 - Danzantes Unidos®
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DUF 2017

Broadcasting Live From Duf 2017

Fast Facts about Danzantes Unidos Festival (DUF) 2017 “Alma Indigena”

The largest gathering of folklorico artists in the country, the annual Danzantes Unidos Festival (DUF) celebrates the artistry and educates the community on the history and traditions of Mexican folk dance.

 

  • DUF 2017 will offer 65 congruent workshops in dance, music and related arts at Clovis East HS & Reyburn Jr. High in Fresno, CA
  • DUF 2017 Showcase Concerts will take place at Warnors Center for the Performing Arts, 1400 Fulton Avenue, Fresno, CA
  • DUF 2017 dates are April 7, 8 & 9.  Save the dates!

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Registered Festival Participants

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What to expect at DUF 2017 “Alma Indigena”

  • DUF Workshops:  Participate in one of DUF’s folklorico workshops, which focus on educating its participants on the history, dances and music of Mexico.  DUF Workshops are designed for dancers of all ages and skill levels.
  • DUF Showcase Concert Series: Enjoy specially prepared choreographies by participating folklorico groups from across the country during DUF’s three-day concert series.
  • DUF Parent Pavilion:  Explore the intersection of art and culture at DUF’s free or low cost arts workshops. Designed to serve the needs of the folklorico community, family members and chaperones of registered folklorico groups are encouraged to attend a workshop at DUF Parent Pavilion, which may include DUF Tintamarresque Gallery,  Folklorico Hair & Make-up, Mural Painting and Folklorico Fashion Show.  Registration is required for Sewing and Folklorico Media Workshops.
  • DUF Mercado:  Shop for cultural accessories, artwork, clothes, shoes, and folklorico dance attire from dozens of vendors.
  • DUF Multimedia Gallery:  Immerse yourself in a gallery filled with the talents and visions of the folklorico community’s multimedia artists.
  • DUF Ofrenda:  Remember and celebrate the lives of family members, friends and the folklorico community. The DUF community is invited to pay homage to those who have passed by placing their loved ones’ photographs at the altars.
  • DUF Socials: Make memories at DUF’s Fandango, UFS Meet & Greet and ¡Pachanga!  These evening and lunchtime socials are a great way to meet other members of the folklorico community.

    • Hosted Friday evening, DUF Fandango features live music and provides dancers and opportunity to engage in improvisational zapateado Veracruzano.  
    • Hosted Saturday during lunch, UFS Meet & Greet is a luncheon, by reservation, for leaders of collegiate folklorico groups to network.
    • ¡Pachanga! – an ultimate dance party that should not be missed!  Held on Saturday evening, tickets must be purchased separately for entry.

Showcase Concerts

Applications for DUF Showcase Concert Series will open on December 21, 2016.
This series is offered to highlight the work of participating groups.

Showcase Concert Series Application Prerequisite: Three quarters of showcase performers must be workshop registrants.

DUF Showcase Concert Series will take place at Warnors Center for the Performing Arts, 1400 Fulton Avenue, Fresno, CA

  • DUF Showcase Concert I:   Friday, April 7 – 6 PM
  • DUF Children’s Concert*:   Saturday, April 8 – 12 PM
  • DUF Showcase Concert II:   Saturday, April 8 – 6 PM
  • DUF Showcase Concert III:   Sunday, April 9 – 4 PM

DUF 2017 Pricing

  • Regular Registration

  • $90.00Begins: December 21, 2016
    Ends: February 8, 2017
  • Not Available
  • Late Registration

  • $100.00Begins: February 9, 2017
    Ends: March 30, 2017
  • Not Available

Showcase Bundle

$40.00 online until February 8, 2017

The Showcase Bundle includes one ticket for every night of the DUF Showcase Concert series and is perfect for chaperones who are accompanying minors at the theater. Each ticket is limited to one person per show.   Tickets will be available online for individual nights of the Showcase Concert series on February 9, 2017.

Pachanga Tickets

$12.50 online until March 30, 2017
$15 onsite at DUF hospitality booth
$20 at the door

Festival Syllabus

$80.00 three-volume
“La Danza y el Traje en Mexico”
by Dr. Maria Guadalupe Castro Paramo

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DUF Policies

Festival size will be limited to the first 1750 registrants. Onsite registration will be limited to remaining space available. The deadline to submit a Purchase Order Request is February 8, 2017. Please ensure that you follow-up promptly with payment on your end. You are solely responsible for ensuring that your group registration fees are paid in full by March 30, 2017. Other restrictions and late fees will apply.

 

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