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2018


Kypseli Friday, August 24, 2018
CHRISTOS PAPAKOSTAS WORKSHOP AT KYPSELI
SPONSORED BY: Kypseli
     The Tango Room
     4346 Woodman Ave., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
TIME: 8:15 to 9:45 p.m. (open dancing to follow)
INFORMATION: Christos earned his PhD in dance etnology with a researc focus on dances of roma communities in Northern Greece, but his teaching repertoire encompasses dances from many regions of Greece.
COST: $15.00
CONTACT: EmailKypseli

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Kypseli Friday, September 7, 2018
THE ATHENIAN BAND AT KYPSELI
SPONSORED BY: Kypseli Greek Dance Center
     The Tango Room
     4346 Woodman Ave., Sherman Oaks, CA 981423
TIME: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.
INFORMATION: The S&I Group Productions and Rina Bravos present this special evening of greek popular hits.
COST: $20.00
CONTACT: Email

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xxxxxx Thursday to Sunday, September 20 to 23, 2018
TAMBURITZA EXTRAVAGANZA
SPONSORED BY: Zivila2018
     Los Angeles/Burbank Marriott Hotel
     2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank CA 91505
INFORMATION: Damce Teachers: Želko Jergan, Nikkola Krčadinac, and Billy Burke. Featured Bands: Braća Tamburitza Orchestra, Chubritza, Jerry Grcević Band, Ponovo Dunav of Chicago, Sidoro Tamburitza Orchestra, Sinovi Seattle Yeseta Brothers, T.S. Fenjer žarena, Zadnja Stanica Sinovi of Chicago. Tiki-Tamburitza Food-Truk Social on Friday Evening. Open-Mic Kafana. Impromptu jams. Kolo/Dance workshops, Tamburitza Sing-along, Silent Auction Fundraiser, Commercial Vendors.
CONTACT: www.zivila2018.com for hotel reservatijons, event pricing, and schedule information.

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Harvest Festival 9/22-9/23, 2018 Saturday and Sunday, September 22 & 23, 2018
INTERNATIONAL HARVEST FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: San Diego Park and Recreation Department and International Dance Association of San Diego County
     Balboa Park Club
     2144 Pan American Rd. W., San Diego, CA 92101
TIME: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. both days.
INFORMATION: Dance performances, dance lessions, arts/crafts vendors, food and drinks sales. For the Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball, please come in the style of Jane Austin and party like it's 1799!
COST: $20.00 Jul-Aug (standard price); $25.00 Sep 1-21 (night-owl price); $30.00 Sep 22 (at-the-door price); $5.00 NON-DANCER Admission (including students and military). Mail check (put NAME and EMAIL in comment section) to Ruth Clawson, 6565 Tait St., San Diego, CA 92111. Name will be on door list. A confirmation email will be sent. https://www.facebook.com/events/1943408315670623/.
CONTACT: Email

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2019


xxxxxx Saturday, February 16, 2019
CERRITOS LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: Cerritos Folk Dancers
     Cerritos Senior Center
     12340 South St., Cerritos, CA 90703
TIME: 1:00 to 5:40 p.m.
INFORMATION: East-West workshop by Amet Lüleci and Everen Soytopçu Kiyak. You are welcome to bring finger food or non-alcoholic beverage to share with others, but not necessary.
COST: $12.00 suggested donation per person at the door (non-refundable $10.00 if prpaid by February 9, 2019).
CONTACT: Sue Chen – 562-338-2298 – Email

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Statewide 2019 Friday to Monday, May 31 to June 2, 2019
"ETHNIC TREASURES" STATEWIDE FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: The Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.
     Edmunds Ballroom, Pomona College
     170 E. 6th St., Claremont, CA 91711
INFORMATION: The Host Hotel is the Doubletree Hilton in Claremont. <-- Click this link to reserve your room at the festival price! Guest teachers will be Sevi Bayraktar, Yoni Carr, Mihai David, Petur Iliev, and Israel Yakovee, plus Sunday Salsa Rueda with Cesar Garfiaz.
CONTACT: Statewide or call 949 675-2199.

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xxxxxx Saturday, June 8, 2019
CERRITOS TENTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: Cerritos Folk Dancers
     Cerritos Senior Center
     12340 South St., Cerritos, CA 90703
TIME: 1:00 to 5:40 p.m.
INFORMATION: You are welcome to bring finger food or non-alcoholic beverage to share with others. YOUR traditijonal or special costume will add splendid color to the party. Each group is welcome, lead, and/or request one or more dances. Please let us know in avance to schedule your time.
COST: Sue Chen – $6.00 suggested donation at the door ($5.00 if prepaid by June 1, 2019)
CONTACT: Sue Chen – 562-338-2298 – Email

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Beverly and Irwin Barr Folk Dance Camp at Hess Kramer - Flyer to come! Friday to Sunday, November 1 to 3, 2019
BEVERLY AND IRWIN BARR FOLK DANCE CAMP AT HESS KRAMER
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.
     Camp Hess Kramer
     11495 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, CA 90265
INFORMATION: Schedule and teaching to be announced.
CONTACT: DanceHessKramer@gmail.com

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Yearly Folk Dance Events

January, Pasadena Winter Festival, Pasadena – co-sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation, South
January or February, Chinese New Year's Festival, Artesia – co-sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation, South
March, Laguna Festival, Laguna Woods – co-sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation, South
April, Westwood's Spring Festival, Culver City – co-sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation, South
May or June, California Statewide Festival – sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation, South in alternate years, including 2019 in Claremont
June, Cerritos Folk Dance Festival, Cerritos – co-sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation, South
September, International Harvest Festival, Balboa Park, San Diego
October, Beverly and Irwin Barr Folk Dance Camp at Hess-Kramer, Malibu – co-sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation, South
October, Officer's Ball & Beginner's Festival, Somis – co-sponsored by the Folk Dance Federation, South
October, Balkan Festival, Pomona
December, Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op New Year's Eve Party, Pasadena
December, Veselo Selo Folk Dancers New Year's Eve Party, Anaheim