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Announcing DUF 2017 “Alma Indigena”

Danzantes Unidos de California announces . . . DANZANTES UNIDOS FESTIVAL DUF 2017 “ALMA INDIGENA” April 7, 8 & 9, 2017 CLOVIS EAST HIGH SCHOOL (and adjacent Reyburn Intermediate School) 2940 N Leonard Avenue in Fresno, CA   [caption id="attachment_28384" align="aligncenter" width="792"] Aerial view of Clovis East High School[/caption]     THE THREE DAY FESTIVAL WILL FEATURE 70 WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS FOR DANCERS (ages 5 to 85), PARENTS & GROUP ADMINISTRATORS     [caption id="attachment_28385" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Los Mejicas de UCSC at DUF 2015[/caption]   800+ PERFORMERS WILL...

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UFS 2016 “Leaders Today to Create Legacies Tomorrow”

University Folklorico Summit Convenes Leaders in Collegiate Mexican Folk Dance at San Jose State University February 19-21, 2016 San Jose, CA (December 17, 2015) – The leaders of collegiate (and high school) Mexican folk dance groups in the United States will come together for the 4th Annual University Folklorico Summit UFS 2016 “Leaders Today to Create Legacies Tomorrow”.  UFS 2016 will take place on February 19 to 21, 2016 at San José State...

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A huge appreciation for our DUF 2015 Supporters, Partners and Padrino Sponsors 

Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2015 "Reconquistando el pueblo con danza y cancion" taking place on March 27, 28, & 29 at Clovis West HS in Fresno, CA is around the corner! Amidst the last minute details, check-lists, check-offs and adrenaline rush as DUF draws near, Danzantes Unidos would like to thank its supporters, partners and padrino sponsors; this year’s celebration would not be the same without their help. Alliance for California Traditional Arts,   Artemex   Ballet Folklorico Raices Mexicanas   B + Limitless...

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DUF 2015 Multimedia Art Exhibit: Celebrating the beauty of folklorico through visual media

As you are taking a stroll at Clovis West High School, we invite you to explore one of this year’s newest exhibitions that highlights and celebrates the beauty of our cultural dances.  Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2015 Multimedia Art Exhibit will feature the artwork of three visual artists whose work was inspired by their participation in the folklorico community.  They are excited and honored to present their pieces which reflect various themes...

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Danzantes Unidos Announces Folklorico Dance Companies to Perform at DUF 2015 Showcase Concert Series

Three days. 52 groups.  Over 600 dancers.  Danzantes Unidos is proud to announce the  folklorico dance companies performing at this year’s Danzantes Unidos Festival DUF 2015 Showcase Concert Series on March 27-29 at Warnors Center for the Performing Arts. The Children’s Noon Showcase Concert will be held on March 28 at Clovis West High School.  Tickets for the evening performances of the Showcase Concert series can be purchased at www.warnors.com for $15...

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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 and Treasurer to be Honored by Los Angeles Folklorico Community

Maria Luisa Colmenarez, president of Danzantes Unidos and Rudy Garcia, treasurer of Danzantes Unidos will be awarded the Reconocimiento Siempre Víva award by Coalicion de Folkloristas Unidos.  They will be honored by the Los Angeles based folklorico organization at its First Anniversary Show on Sunday, November 9.  Maria Luisa Colmenarez and Rudy Garcia are the first recipients of the Reconocimiento Siempre Víva due to their commitment and positive contributions to the folklorico...

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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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