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Friday to Monday, May 26 to 28, 2017
CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.
One Generation Senior Enrichment Center
18255 Victory Blvd., Reseda, CA 91335
TIME: Teachers are Ercüment Kılıç and Loui Tucker. Music by Garlic Band and Interfolk.
Friday: 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
INFORMATION: Dancing in the park on Monday.
CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE STATEWIDE PAGE FOR ALL THE INFORMATION!
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
SPONSORED BY: Golden West College
15751 Gothard St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
INFORMATION: The Tamburitzans 80th season production is visually appealing and fresh, sophisticated and contemporary, yet retains the indelible grass-roots elements of the international folk cultures portrayed.
CONTACT: Box Office 714-895-8150 option 1
Sunday, June 11, 2017
8th ANNUAL CERRITOS FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: Cerritos Folk Dancers
Cerritos Senior Center
12430 South St., Cerritos, CA 90703
TIME: 1:00 to 5:45 p.m.
INFORMATION: You are welcome to bring finger food or non-alcoholic beverage to share with others. Traditional or special costume will add splendid color to the party. Each group is welcome to perform, lead, and/or request one or more dances. (It is better letting us know in advance to schedule your time.)
COST: Suggested donation: $6.00 at the door ($5.00 if prepaid by June 4)
CONTACT: Sue 562-338-2298
Saturday, June 17, 2017
68th ANNUAL CROATIAN FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: St. Anthony Croatian Catholic Church
St. Anthony Croatian Catholic Church
714 Alpine St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
TIME: 11:00 a.m. Mass with Tamburica Orchestra and the Parish Choir; Festival opens at 1:00 p.m.
INFORMATION: Continuous entertainment and kolo dancing throughout the day. Games for kiss. Bocce Tournament. Food served all day. Musical program with St. Anthony Tamburica Orchestra, St. Anthony Croatian Children School, and Kolo Club CROATIA.
<COST: $Free admission and free shuttle for free parking
Saturday to Sunday, June 17 to 24, 2017
MENDOCINO FOLKLORE CAMP
SPONSORED BY: Mendocino Folklore Camp
Ensign Middle School
Thompson Gulch Trail, Mendocino, CA 95460
INFORMATION: Teachers: Cristian Florescu (Romanian) & Sonia Dion, Roo Lester with Harry Khamis (Scandinavian), Yannis Konstantinou (Greek Macedonian), Billy Burke (Salsa, Rueda, International), Linda DeNike (Sacred Circle), Lynnanne Hanson-Miller (Polynesian). Music: Beata Bermuda, Bill Cope, Michele Simon, Chris Thomas.
CONTACT: Mendocino Folklore Camp
July 16 to 23 -and- July 23 to 30, 2017
STOCKTON FOLK DANCE CAMP
SPONSORED BY: Stockton Folk Dance Camp
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95211
INFORMATION: Teachers: Roberto Bagnoli (International), Caspar Bik (Georgian), France Bourque Moreau (French Canadian/International), Cristian Florescu & Sonia Dion (Romanian), Bruce Hamilton (English), Radboud Koop (Russian), and Tony Parkes (American Squares & Contras. Music by: Maimon Miller & My Men And Yours.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
PASADENA WINTER FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op
Scottish Rite Center
150 N. Madison Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
TIME: 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
INFORMATION: After December 1, 2018, click here for the dance list. Desserts and savories will be provided.
CONTACT: Marc Rayman 818-790-8523 Email
Yearly Folk Dance Events
January, Pasadena Winter Festival, Pasadena, CA
January or February, Chinese New Year's Festival, Artesia, CA
February, Laguna Festival, Laguna Woods, CA
March, Westwood's Camp Hess Kramer, Malibu, CA
March or April, Westwood's Spring Festival, Culver City, CA
May or June, California Statewide Festival, location varies
June, Cerritos Folk Dance Festival, Cerritos, CA
July, Summerfest, Bellflower, CA
September, International Harvest Festival, San Diego, CA
October, Camp Hess Kramer Institute, Malibu, CA
December, Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op New Year's Eve Party, Pasadena, CA
December, Veselo Selo Folk Dancers New Year's Eve Party, Anaheim, CA
End of December and beginning of January, Camp Hess Kramer New Year's Weekend, Malibu, CA