35th SF Ethnic Dance Festival: Weekend Two
Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno -
From Mexico’s state of Guerrero, a beautifully choreographed ballet folklórico, to the unique musical sones The Bull, The Vulture, and La Iguana. In dances of courtship and love, twenty dancers swirl skirts, spin handkerchiefs, tap out rapid zapateado, and show off wonderful acrobatics.
A rarely-seen purification dance from the only Tibetan Opera outside Southeast Asia. Masked dancers invoke spirits with wide-gestured dance, haunting song,… Show more
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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.
A rarely-seen purification dance from the only Tibetan Opera outside Southeast Asia. Masked dancers invoke spirits with wide-gestured dance, haunting song, and otherworldly crash of cymbals....
Back for the first time in 11 years! Take a marvelous tour of a many-splendored land - as dance, music, costume and song sweep you from tropical ports to rugged ranch towns, from lost civilizations to lakeside fiestas....
A master Senegalese drummer and griot and his West African sabar orchestra turn up the heat—setting in motion a high-intensity and sensual celebration from the Wolof people: a dance for protection and a dance for joy with a rhythmic finale where arms and legs fly.
Choreographer Luis Valverde presents Mistisikuri, an urban expression of indigenous Andean dance. When this joyful baile alegre is danced in the streets—from La Paz to Puno to pathways of Andean pueblos—dancers become twirling flowers within a thicket of panpipes and drums.
De Rompe y Raja was founded in 1995, as a cultural organization dedicated to preserving and promoting traditions and culture from the coastal region of Peru, where the music and motifs of European, African and Indigenous peoples intersect.
The marinera has origins in much of Peru’s cultural history: the Afro-Peruvian zamacueca, Incan artwork, Creole symbolism, Spanish fandango and jota, and the French minuet. The white handkerchief is a wink (or wave) to the seventeenth century French Peruvian aristocracy....
Legendary Balinese dancer Ni Ketut Arini guest directs this modern arrangement of an ancient temple dance. Lithe dancers—in flowers and gold—perform a choreography based on the movements of nature, as a light-hearted bamboo gamelan guides fluttering hands and expressive eyes.
Parangal Dance Company is a Filipino Folk Dance Group base in the San Francisco Bay Area that Aspires to Inspire. Mission & Vision Statement Parangal Dance Company’s mission is to give tribute to Philippine heritage by preserving and promoting ethnic attire, music, and dance through research, workshops, and performances....
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