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Santa Cruz World Arts Festival 2018

HERO IMAGE – Oumou Faye and Dancers- photo credit: Cliff Warner

Tannery World Dance + Cultural Center presents…

2018 Santa Cruz World Arts Festival

Celebrate culturally rich music and dance from around the world at the Santa Cruz World Arts Festival on October 13th, 2018!

This month-long festival includes FREE DANCE AND MUSIC EVENTS throughout Santa Cruz, including:

 

 

2018 Santa Cruz World Arts Festival Family Days

Malena Vega at 2008 San Jose Mariachi Festival - Photo Credit-Timothy Fuette

Malena Vega – Photo by Timothy Fuette

Baile Folklórico with Malena Vega! Mexican Folkloric Dance for the whole family!

Explore basic folklórico skills of calentamiento (body warm-ups), técnica (footwork), rhythmic patterns and vocabulary. Learn a fun choreography, and a piece of regional history and culture — all through music and dance! 

 

 

Revital Carroll, Odissi Performer and Instructor

Revital Carroll, Odissi Performer and Instructor

 

 

Odissi – Introduction to the exotic rhythms and moves of East Indian Dance with Revital Carroll

Become a temple dancer for a day! Odissi is a devotional dance form originating in the temples of ancient India. Sculptured poses, fluid grace, and impeccable rhythm characterize this vibrant art form.

 

 

 

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Haitian Folkloric Dance with S. Merriman-Roberts


Experience the world of Haitian Folklore through rhythm, songs, and dance.

 

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Capoeira with Raízes do Brasil (Roots of Brazil)
Play your way to strength, coordination and flexibility while singing in Portuguese! Capoeira blends martial arts, music, dance, culture and camaraderie! Circle up! Join the roda and play capoeira in this fun and fantastic workshop for kids of all ages!

 

 

 

 

2015 SC Ethnic Dance Festival Line Up

2015 SC Ethnic Dance Festival Photos by Beppe Sabatini

2014 SC Ethnic Dance Festival Line Up