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San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Artists 2019

Listings are in alphabetical order. Name credits are from left to right.

Afro Urban Society
Niki Brown, Trina Fields
Awon Ohun Omnira (Voices of Freedom)
Carolyn Patton, Estrella Ramey, Wanda Ravernell, Acacia Woods-Chan, Keena Romano, Tracy Brown
Awon Ohun Omnira (Voices of Freedom)
Wanda Ravernell, Estrella Ramey, Carolyn Patton, Douglas A. Stewart, Tobaji Stewart, Sosu Randolph, Tracy Brown, Keena Romano, Acacia Woods-Chan

Ballet Folklórico Nube de Oro
Daniel Atherley, Karina Gutiérrez

Tiffany Nelson, Saabirah Faatimah, Yunuen Nava

Keyerah Sylve
Saabirah Faatimah

Chitresh Das Institute
Ruchira Rao
Carmen Román

Diamano Coura West African Dance Company
Jamila Fuller, La Donna Higgins, Nikki Maynard, LaTashia Bell
Feng Ye Dance Studio
Yujie Dai, Peilun Fang, Ye Feng, Tracy Xie, Yating Liu

Feng Ye Dance Studio
Ye Feng

Gâta Bantu
Aline Nkouakoua, Arnaud Loubayi

Guru Shradha + Antara Asthaayi Dance + Navia Dance Academy
Akhil Joondeph, Meera Suresh

Guru Shradha + Antara Asthaayi Dance + Navia Dance Academy
Akhil Joondeph, Riya Bhatia, Meera Suresh

Guru Shradha + Antara Asthaayi Dance + Navia Dance Academy
Maya Devalchevuru, Urmila Vudali

Jackeline Rago
Jackeline Rago

Jubilee American Dance Theatre
Deborah Evenich, Lonnie Stevens
Kohaku x SHIHO
Sawako Ama, Shiho Tendou, Rieko Kotoku

L'Emir Hassan Harfouche + The Georges Lammam Ensemble
Georges Lammam, L'Emir Hassan Harfouche

Los Lupeños de San José
Alejandro Ocampo, Christina Gil, Lucas Kihmm, Rachel Ehuan, Michael Herrera, Gabrielle Torrez

Los Lupeños de San José
Steven Gastelum, Alejandro Ocampo, Michael Herrera, Lucas Kihmm
Nicole Maria
Nicole Maria

Philip Amo Agyapong
Parangal Dance Company
Joseph Racca

Parangal Dance Company
Jet Tagle, Phol Degalicia
Tara Catherine Pandeya
Tara Catherine Pandeya
Te Mana O Te Ra
Zach Isaac, Tiana Dolorfino
2019 Malonga Casquelourd Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree
Ron Wallace

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Artistic Directors
Māhealani Uchiyama, Patrick Makuakāne, Latanya d. Tigner