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Danzantes Unidos and Ballet Folklorico de UCI To Host University Folklorico Summit

The University Folklórico Summit (UFS) 2015 is coming to University of California, Irvine this Saturday and Sunday, February 14-15, 2015. UFS is an initiative of Danzantes Unidos that brings together collegiate folklórico groups to empower a new generation of university leaders. This year’s theme, “Fostering leaders, enriching our communities” captures a series of educational workshops in which participants will learn how to be sustainable as a student organization and establish a long-lasting...

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Danzantes Unidos de California Announces Fresno as Site Location for its Annual Mexican Folk Dance Festival

Over 1,000 Mexican folk dancers across the United States are anticipated to attend the Danzantes Unidos Festival on March 27-29, 2015. Fresno, CA – November 25, 2014 – Danzantes Unidos de California, a 501(c)(3) Mexican folk dance network organization, announces the city of Fresno as the site location of its annual Mexican folk dance festival, Danzantes Unidos Festival (DUF) for 2015. Over 1,000 Mexican folk dancers across the United States are expected to...

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Danzantes Unidos president responds to Washington Times opinion

I wear my culture on a daily basis.  My research in folklorico dance and the limitless color, weave, fabric & patterns available are what first attracted me to begin seeking out and collecting prime examples of my cultural heritage.  To keep these beauties hidden away in bins would be sinful.  So, I wear my culture on daily basis. I’m generally met with compliments and questions about the origins, construction, history, etc and I’m...

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Danzantes Unidos Needs Folklorico Community’s Input

Hola Folklórista! We want to provide you with the best resources and programs available that will enhance your development as a cultural artist.  Thanks to a grant awarded by the Alliance For California Traditional Arts, our organization has the opportunity to create resources for you and rest of the folklorico community on our website.  However, we are in need of your input to help bring these resources to life.  When time permits, please...

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DUF 2014 Master Classes

DUF 2014 is pleased to announce that as a special THANK YOU to group directors, we are offering THREE (3) bonus Master Classes on Friday, April 11 from noon to 3pm. This bonus and complimentary class is offered to Directors & Assistant Directors of ‘REGISTERED’ groups as a THANK YOU from us for registering your group. Registration for any of these classes is by RSVP ONLY to DUF.VIP@gmail.com Miguel Ponce Houston, TX Tamaulipas Jose Tena Las Cruces,...

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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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