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41st Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

July 6-14, 2019
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley.

For two weeks this summer, Zellerbach Hall will become a beacon for the beauty and power of our diversity.

July 6 & 7 and July 13 & 14 performances by the finest world dance and music artists in Bay Area, creating magical moments you’ll find only on the Festival stage. [see full schedule below].

Buy tickets from $19 – $78 here!



3 Latino groups will perform at the 2 week festival!


#fbf A look at Los Lupeños de San Jose on our auditions stage last fall. You’ll see them during weekend one of this year’s Festival, July 6 & 7, presenting a lively suite of dances & music from Nuevo León, México. More details & tickets here: bit.ly/EDF_19




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  • below groups are in alphabetical order.


Zellerbach Hall Weekend 1.
Saturday, July 6, at 3pm / Sunday, July 7, at 3pm
Performances by 15 Bay Area dance and music ensembles showcasing traditions from around the world.

Come early to enjoy a pre-show performance by Taller Bombalele (Puerto Rican Bomba) in Sproul Plaza, beginning at 2:10pm


Afro Urban Society + Bearettes – Pan-Afro Urban Drumline and HBCU-Style Majorette Dance
Chitresh Das Institute – Indian Kathak
Gâta Bantu – Congolese Traditional
Jubilee American Dance Theatre – Cajun Country Social Dances
Kanyon Sayers-Roods – Ohlone Welcome and Blessing
Kiazi Malonga – Congolese Music
Kohaku + Shiho Tendou – Japanese Traditional
L’Emir Hassan Harfouche + Georges Lammam Ensemble – Lebanese Dabke
Los Lupeños de San José – Mexican Folkloric (Mestizo)
Nicole Maria + Georges Lammam Ensemble – Egyptian Belly Dance
O D K – Afro-Pop
San Francisco Taiko Dojo – Japanese Taiko



Zellerbach Hall Weekend 2.
Saturday, July 13, at 3pm / Sunday, July 14, at 3pm
Performances by 13 Bay Area dance and music ensembles showcasing traditions from around the world.

Come early to enjoy a pre-show performance by Parangal Dance Company (Philippine indigenous and folk-inspired music and dance) in Sproul Plaza, beginning at 2:10pm


Awon Ohun Omnira (Voices of Freedom) – African-American Ritual
Ballet Folklórico Nube de Oro – Mexican Folkloric (Durango)
Cunamacué – Afro-Peruvian
Diamano Coura West African Dance Company – Liberian Traditional
Feng Ye Dance Studio – Chinese Classical
Guru Shradha + Antara Asthaayi Dance + Navia Dance Academy – Indian Odissi, Kathak, and Bharatanatyam
Jackeline Rago – Venezuelan Folk Music
Parangal Dance Company – Philippine Folkloric (Yakan)
Tara Catherine Pandeya + Ali Paris – East Turkestan Neo-Shashmaqom
Te Mana O Te Ra – Tahitian ʽŌte’a


Past photos:

July 14 2019


Date: 07/14/2019
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost: $19 – $78
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Zellerbach Hall

2430 Bancroft Avenue
Berkeley, CA United States

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