Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.
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Tom Bozigian and Mihai David created the Santa Barbara Folk Dance Symposium in 1975. It was held at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Over the years teachers included Loreen Arbus & Alberto Toledano, Athanassia "Nancy" Athanassopoulos-Mylonas, Tom Bozigian, Andor Czompo, Dani Dassa, Alexandru David, Mihai David, Ciga & Ivon Despotović, Nelda Drury, Michael Ginsburg, Joe Graziosi, Iosif Israilov, Želko Jergan, Nina Kavardjikova, Sheree King, Atanas Kolarovski, Jaap Leegwater, Natasha Lozovsky, Kálmán & Judith Magyar, Sonny Newman, John Pappas, Richard & Melanie Powers, Patricia Ryan, Ingvar Sodal, Ventsi Sotirov, Sylvia Sykes & Johathan Bixby, Tibor Toghia, George Tomov, and Mikal Watkins.
Live music was provided by Don Sparks and members of the AMAN Orchestra, the Tom Bozigian Orchestra, the Jerry Greevich Tamburitzan Orchestra, Maimon Miller, Alex Piperkov, and Dimitri Valkenoff.