Festival Sin Fronteras NAYARIT 2018 - Danzantes Unidos®
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FSF2017

Danzantes Unidos invites you to an adventure beyond compare.

A true folklorico expedition to the root source!

Please note that this event will take place in June of 2018.  Contact Registration@danzantes.org for updates

FESTIVAL SIN FRONTERAS: Nayarit 2018
June 27 to July 1

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 June 27 to July 1, 2018. FESTIVAL SIN FRONTERAS: Nayarit 2018 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 Region Mariachera” and will feature music, mestizo dances from Nayarit and surrounding areas and La Danza de Arqueros de Pantanal.

La Organización Cultural Estadounidense Danzantes Unidos a través del “Festival Sin Fronteras Nayarit 2018” en coordinación con la Fundación Cultural Decanos de la Danza “Jaime Buentello Bazán” y El Consejo Ciudadano para el Fortalecimiento de la Danza de Nayarit, con el propósito de contribuir en la profesionalización de estudiantes, ejecutantes y especialistas radicados en los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica convocan al Seminario teórico práctico de la tradición dancística  por efectuarse en la  Ciudad de Tepic, capital del Estado de Nayarit, del 27 de Junio al 1 de Julio, 2018.

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Who should participate in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

Directors, researchers, musicians, dancers & educators interested in studying Mexican folk dance and culture at the root source. The Instructors are all practicing artists from the communities they represent. This program has been developed specifically as a vehicle to respectfully approach, learn from and interact with the indigenous and mestizo communities. All classes will be in Español.

What is included with the registration fee and what will it cost?

Your Registration Fee of $225.00 includes support materials, lectures, repertoire workshops, a music cd, field excursions into Pantanal & Mexcaltitan, musical concert and guided tour of Tepic, Nayarit. Hotel, travel and meals are on your own.

What is the best way to get there?

Tepic, Nayarit has its’ own airport and there are direct flights in from major Mexican national airports. If you are not flying direct to Tepic, we recommend that you fly to Puerto Vallarta or Guadalajara. Puerto Vallarta’s Diaz Ordaz International Airport is 96 miles/155 kilometers in driving distance from Tepic, Nayarit. Guadalajara’s Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport is 139 mi/224km driving distance from Tepic, Nayarit. Puerto Vallarta is closer, but you will find more direct international flights into Guadalajara. Bus service into Tepic is frequent and cost-effective from either city. If you will fly into Guadalajara or Puerto Vallarta, and are interested in carpooling to Tepic with fellow FSF’ers, we will help you to coordinate with each other.

Where can I stay?

There are many nice, clean & economic hotels in Tepic. You will need to contact the hotel to confirm rates and availability:

Hotel Sierra de Alica
$29-42 per night
Av México Nte 180, Centro, 63000 Tepic, Nay., Mexico
+52 311 212 0322

Hotel Fray Junipero Serra
$55-100 per night
Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada Pte. 23, Centro, 63000 Tepic, Nay., Mexico
+52 311 212 2525

Hotel Real de Don Juan
$97-156 per night
Av. Mexico s/n, Centro, 63000 Tepic, Nay., Mexico
+52 311 216 1888

Are you ready for international travel?

You must prove that you are a legal resident of the United States, not a citizen, to get in to and out of Mexico. Americans returning from Mexico require a passport, or birth certificate, or resident alien or a SENTRI card. If you travel by air, you must have a valid passport for travel in both directions.  Is your PASSPORT in order?  What is the quickest way to get a passport?

Is there a Registration Deadline?

There will most definitely be incentives and perks for those registering by November 1, 2017.  If you are interested in the project, please join our FaceBook Festival Sin Fronteras Event Page for up to the minute information.

The Fine Print

There will be absolutely NO REFUNDS on registration orders once they are placed. Please be sure that your travel documents are in order.

Photo & Video Policy – Photographs are permitted in class, however, Danzantes Unidos reserves ALL videotaping rights inside festival workshops.

We hope that you will join us for this memorable excursion into one of Mexico’s most beautiful colonial cities.

While you contemplate your adventure, be sure to visit these links:

Folklor y Arte Blogspot

Sierra Magica

Nayarit Colonial