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SF Ethnic Dance Festival

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SF Ethnic dance festival 2001

June 9 - 10, 2001
June 16 - 17, 2001
June 23 - 24, 2001

June 9 - 10, 2001

Hui Tama Nui
A colorful tribute to the Tahitian spirit.

Chinese Folk Dance Association
Mesmerizing melodies from the T"ang Dynasty court.

Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco and Cascada de Flores
Majestic and elegant dances from Puebla.

Ballet Kizingu, A Fua Dia Congo Project
Celebratory Congolese secular dances.

Kalanjali: Dances of India
Soft and flowing movements from rural Orissa.

Grupo Folklórico Alika del Nayar de San José
Energetic polkas from Durango.

Jubilee American Dance Theatre
A rich cultural gumbo from our southern states.

The Sunugal Ballet from Senegal
Dancing the joy of life

Urisawi of KYCC
Masked Korean drum dancing.

Samba do Coração
Carnaval in the tradition of Rio"s samba schools.

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June 16 - 17, 2001

Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers
Fancy steps and floor patterns to the tune of Celtic fiddles and pipes.

Chitresh Das Dance Company
North Indian kathak"s intricate footwork and impeccable rhythmic precision.

Diamano Coura West African Dance Company
The Balanta people thank the earth for its gifts.

Clarie Yam
A modern interpretation of the folk traditions of the Dai people of China.

Ra’ces de México
Festive zapateados from Colima.

Na- Mamo No`eau
Traditional hula honoring Hawaiian ships and sailors.

Temur Koridze"s Children"s Dance Company and Colhida
Georgian history and tradition brought to life.

Barangay Dance Company
Ritualistic dances from the Philippine archipelago.

Renacer Folklórico Bolivia
An ancient battle over land and water rights.

José Francisco Barroso and Obakoso
The orisha Ogun expresses the fierce Cuban spirit

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June 23 - 24, 2001

Aloha Pumehana O" Polynesia
Melodic chanting and dance to the ancient drumbeat of Hawaii.

Il Hyun Kim
A traditional Korean court dance; flirtatious, charming and mischievous.

Zambra Bailar Yalla!
Enthralling fusion of flamenco and belly-dance.

Charya Burt Classical Cambodian Dance Group
A spiritual journey to a mythological land of mermaids and monkeys.

African Queens
Energetic dancing by an inspiring ensemble of young women.

Kala Vandana Dance Center
Classical South Indian bharatanatyam about the blissful Krishna and his beloved Radha.

Virginia Iglesias and Alma Flamenca
Fiery, passionate flamenco inspired by Cuba"s colors and rhythms.

The Barbary Coast Cloggers
Unforgettable precision clogging.

Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno
A suite of colorful Sinaloan coastal dances.

De Rompe y Raja
Afro-Peruvian rhythms exorcizing the demons of oppression.

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