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2024

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Somis Saturday, April 20, 2024
 Spring Festival in Somis
     Somis Thursday Club, 5380 Bell St., Somis, CA 93066
TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
COST: $$10
TEACHER: Valerie Daley
INFORMATION: Celebrate Spring with dancing in Somis! Connect with fiends and dance your favorite dances on a beautiful sprung wood floor. Light refreshments provided!
CALL OR TEXT: Valerie Daley – 805-746-0844
SPONSORED BY: Folk Federation of California, South, Inc.

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Somis Thursday Club

SOMIS THURSDAY CLUB


Statewide 2024 Friday to Sunday, May 17 to 19, 2024
 California Statewide 2024
      Newark Pavilion, 6430 Thornton Ave., Newark, CA 94560 – 510-793-4062
TEACHERS: Yannis Konstantinou (Greek/Macedonian), Cesar Garfiaz (Salsa Rueda), and Kurt Gollhardt (Sunday Hoedown).
MUSICIANS: Live music by Orkestar Unbound.
INFORMATION: Square Dance Hoedown Sunday afternoon (Social, Mainstream, and Plus Levels). Friday night dinner (Mexican), Saturday lunch (Dim Sum), Saturday dinner (Greek), and Sunday lunch (Gourmet burgers). Dance lessons, culture corners, performances, and evening partie with Orkestar Unbound!
HOST HOTEL: Chase Suite Hotel, 39150 Cedar Blvd., Newark, CA 94560 - 510-795-1200
          Book online at chasehotelnewark, click the Book Your Stay button, select the date May 17, 2024 (2 nights), and type "Folk2024" under Group Code.
          If you know you'll be going to Statewide this year, grab one of these rooms NOW!
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, Inc.

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Statewide 2024 Registration

STATEWIDE REGISTRATION

  Newark Pavilion

NEWARK PAVILION

  Chase Suite Hotel

CHASE SUITE HOTEL


Yannis Konstantinou 2023

YANNIS KONSTANTINOU

  Cesar Garfiaz 2023

CESAR GARFIAZ

  Kurt Gollhardt

KURT GOLLHARDT

  Orkestar Unbound

ORKESTAR UNBOUND


Cerritos

Saturday, June 8, 2024
 Cerritos Fifteenth Anniversary Festival
     Cerritos Senior Center, 12340 South St., Cerritos, CA 90703 – 562-916-8550
TIME: 1:00 to 5:30 p.m.
INFORMATION: Finger foods to share are welcome, but not necessary. Your traditional or special costume will add splendid color to the party. Each group is welcome fo perform, lead, and/or request up to three dances. Please let us know in advance to schedule your time.
COST: Suggested donation: $12.00 per person at the door OR $10.00 if prepaid by June 1, 2024.
CONTACT: Sue Chen – 562-338-2298 – Email
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.

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Cerritos Senior Cennter

CERRITOS SENIOR CENTER


Stockton Advertisement Sunday to Saturday, July 21 to 27, 2024
 Stockton Folk Dance Camp, Week 1
     University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95211 – 209-946-2285
TEACHERS: Aaron Alpert, Želko Jergen, Ahmet Lüleci, Robert McOwen, Tony Parkes, Liina Teose, and Kauʻi Tuia.
MUSIC: By the house band: Tom Pixton, Ralph Iverson, and Brian Wilson.
INFORMATION:
     The artists teach the same dances both weeks, but the Assemblies, Parties, and Evening Dancing are different each week.
CONTACT: Website
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, Inc.

Sunday to Saturday, July 28 to August 3, 2024
 Stockton Folk Dance Camp, Week 2
     University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95211 – 209-946-2285
TEACHERS: Aaron Alpert, Želko Jergen, Ahmet Lüleci, Robert McOwen, Tony Parkes, Liina Teose, and Kauʻi Tuia.
MUSIC: By the house band: Tom Pixton, Ralph Iverson, and Brian Wilson.
INFORMATION:
     The artists teach the same dances both weeks, but the Assemblies, Parties, and Evening Dancing are different each week.
CONTACT: Website
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, Inc.

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  University of the Pacific Campus

UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC
CAMPUS


Kolo Festival Friday to Saturday, November 29 to 30, 2024
 73nd Kolo Festival 2024
     Croatian American Cultural Center, 60 Onondaga Ave., San Francisco, CA 94112 – 510-649-0941
INFORMATION: Dancing, vocal and instrumental classes, sing-alongs, culture corners, instrumental jam sessions, kafanas, and parties.
CONTACT: Bill Cope – Email
WEBSITE: Kolo Festival

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Croatian Cultural Center

CROATIAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER
 


2025

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Statewide Flyer 2025 Friday to Saturday, May 2 to 4, 2025
 California Statewide Dance Festival 2025
     Portuguese Hall, 707 Huasna Rd., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 – 805-489-6729
TEACHERS: Željko Jergan (Croatian) and Billy Burke (Northern Macedonian).
INFORMATION: Portuguese hall has lots of parking.
     The facility is less than a mile directly off of the 101 freeway.
     There are restaurants in the village and hotels nearby.
     The hall is about 5 miles from the ocean on the California Central Coast.
     Two master teachers plus the live music by "Chubritza."
WEBSITE: Statewide 2025
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.

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Šelko Jergen

ŽELJKO JERGAN

  Billy Burke

BILLY BURKE

  Chubritza

CHUBRITZA

Portuguese Hall

PORTUGUESE HALL


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