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Grand Opening of the 35th San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 12:00p
San Francisco City Hall San Francisco, CA

Our Festival opens with two grand historical dance performances:

Ballet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl -
Don’t miss this colorful, percussive dance from Zacatecas, Mexico, which has both Spanish and indigenous Nahuatl origins. This processional piece, performed to honor the Virgin of Guadalupe, features dancers in magnificent hats, spinning in lines, and marking time with clapping sandals, clicking beads, and gourd rattles.

Fogo Na Roupa Performing Company -
In full euphoria and full regalia, San
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Grand Opening of the 35th San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

No other region has as diverse a dance community as the San Francisco Bay Area, and no place else will you see the most colorful, dynamic and energetic dance being sustained by these diverse communities on one stage.

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Ballet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl
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The Huichol are an important Indian group related to the Aztecs who live in the rugged and remote Sierra Madres in the state of Nayarit on the Pacific coast of Mexico. As their name means "healer, or prophet," the Huichol have a strong reverence to nature, place and the elements in the world around them....
Fogo Na Roupa Performing Company
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Fogo Na Roupa is synonymous with exciting display of Brazilian dance and music, influenced by African, Latin, and Caribbean cultures. Fogo is a passionate company of artists, from varied cultural backgrounds and extensive professional experience performing under the legacy of Mestre Carlos Aceituno, founder of Fogo na Roupa....
Location & Nearby Info
San Francisco City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 701-2311
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