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Posted: Friday, July 7, 2017 10:47 AM


San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival presents:

2017 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Closing Weekend

Saturday, July 15, at 8 pm, Sunday July 16, at 2 pm, San Francisco


The San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival-the largest and most comprehensive world dance and music event of its kind in the US-will feature performances by 24 Bay Area-based world dance and music groups at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House. The lineup includes six groups making their Festival debuts and the season will feature five world premieres created specifically for the 2017 Festival. Two different programs will be presented at the Opera House July 8 & 9 and July 15 & 16.

July 15 and 16 performances include pre-show performances by Gamelan Sekar Jaya and Zena Carlota.
Performances by: Ballet Afsaneh (Persian-Iranian Contemporary); Ballet Folklorico Mexico Danza (Mexican Folkloric); BITEZO BIA KONGO (Congolese Traditional); Gurus of Dance, an Aditya Patel Company (Indian Bollywood); M?healani Uchiyama (Zimbabwean Mbira); Natya at Berkeley (Indian Bharatanatyam); Te Mana O Te Ra (Tahitian Ote?a); Theatre Flamenco + La Tania (Spanish Flamenco); YaoYong Dance (Chinese Folkloric-Mongolian); Zena Carlota (West African Kora).

Saturday, July 15, at 8 pm, Sunday July 16, at 2 pm

War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA, 94102


Phone: 415-474-3914

About San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival:
The San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival has presented over 600 dance companies from over a hundred different genres. Since 1978, the Festival's performances have reached hundreds of thousands of audience members, providing outstanding opportunities to artists who seek to present the dance expressions of their cultural and ethnic heritages.

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