SF Ethnic Dance Festival Weekend 2 in Berkeley

Event has passed (Sat Jul 13, 2019 - Sun Jul 14, 2019)
Zellerbach Hall
$28 - $78
Dance (performance), Festival / Fair


Twenty-eight world dance and music groups composed of nearly five hundred local artists will take the stage for the 41st annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival-the largest, longest-running and most comprehensive event of its kind in North America. In association with Cal Performances, the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival will return to UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall in July.

Two different programs will be presented Saturday and Sunday, July 6 and 7, at 3 pm and Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, at 3 pm and Zellerbach Hall is located at Bancroft Way and Dana Street in Berkeley. Nine groups of artists will make their Festival debuts and the season will feature eight world premieres.

Weekend 2 features Performances by 13 Bay Area dance and music ensembles showcasing traditions from around the world.
Awon Ohun Omnira (Voices of Freedom) - African-American Ritual
Ballet Folklorico Nube de Oro - Mexican Folkloric (Durango)
Cunamacue - Afro-Peruvian
Diamano Coura West African Dance Company - Liberian Traditional
FengYe Dance Studio - Chinese Classical
Guru Shradha + Antara Asthaayi Dance + Navia Dance Academy - Indian Odissi, Kathak, & Bharatanatyam
Jackeline Rago - Venezuelan Folk Music
Parangal Dance Company - Philippine Folkloric (Yakan)
Tara Catherine Pandeya + Abbos Kosimov - Contemporary Tajik and Uzbek Shashmaqom
Te Mana O Te Ra - Tahitian ?Ote'a


  1. Zellerbach Hall 2430 Bancroft Avenue, Berkeley, CA