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Danzantes Unidos Festival 2014

Danzantes Unidos presents its annual gathering, Danzantes Unidos Festival (DUF) 2014 "Honrando el Pasado, Creando el Futuro" on April 11, 12 & 13 at Clovis West High School in Fresno, CA. DUF 2014 will pay homage to our grandparents, parents, folklorico predecessors with a nod to our new, up and coming folklorico leaders and artists.

DUF 2014 is a three-day celebration of Mexican Folk Dance with dance workshops & evening concerts. Curriculum will include movement sessions for all ages and skill levels in Azteca Dance & Drumming, Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Puebla, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas Huapangos, Tamaulipas Norte, Tlaxcala, Veracruz Fandango, Veracruz Teatral, Yucatan & Zacatecas with special workshops: Folklorico Fun, Repertorio, Folklorico 101 & Latin Rhythms.

The Showcase Concert Series will present the work of performing companies from throughout the state of California. Rounding out the weekend activities are the DUF Mercado - folklorico marketplace - and the Pachanga y Fandango - evening social dance events.


This year, we will be attempting to set a new world record for ‘most folklorico dancers dancing’. Please prepare your Jalisco outfit and polish up your botines to join in this historic event and stay tuned to our FaceBook page for updates.

Danzantes Unidos Festival 2014 will once again celebrate the spirit and pride of our living Mexican culture. Please join us in honoring our past as we create our future. We look forward to seeing you at the largest gathering and celebration of Folklorico Dancers in the world!

Maria Luisa Colmenarez
President, Danzantes Unidos

Pssst... Early Registrations determine how many freebies we can include, such as festival t-shirts and workshops for parents & chaperones in costuming, nonprofit management and the DUF Lecture Hall. Please register early.

You can also get updates via our FaceBook Page. Please "friend" us today!

DUF 2014 Registration

All registration information will be processed online and is payable by ATM, credit card or purchase order (PO option ends 1/15/14). Following are guidelines that will assist you when considering which class to sign-up for.

Please note that when you register, you will be signing up for one class, and that will be your class for the three movement sessions. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Should your first choice be full before you register, we will automatically place you in your second or third choice, depending on what is available. Failure to submit a different second or third choice will result in a delay in your class confirmation. Class changes are allowed, space-permitting, and must be done via onsite registration.

Your registration fee includes a movement workshop on Saturday and Sunday. As a bonus, Early and Regular Registration includes Showcase Concerts on Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. Late Registrants will be accommodated in Showcase Concerts as space permits.

Early Registration - $75.00 until January 31, 2014 (midnight)

Regular Registration - $80.00 until February 28, 2014 (midnight)

Late Registration - $85.00 until March 31, 2014 (midnight)

Onsite Registration - $90.00

Online Sales:

Showcase Bundle - $40.00 online until February 28th, includes all three evening Showcase Concerts on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. This bundle is for the convenience of Chaperones accompanying minors and may be shared with family & friends. Individual evening tickets will be available online starting on 3/1/14.

Pachanga Tickets - $10.00 online until March 31, 2014 ($20 onsite)

SOLD OUT - Festival Syllabus - $75.00 -- three-volume "La Danza y el Traje en Mexico" by Dr. Maria Guadalupe Castro Paramo sold out last year and we MAY have new stock available onsite for DUF 2014. You may reserve your copy via email to

Festival size will be limited to the first 1500 registrants. Onsite registration will be limited to remaining space available.

Registrants under the age of 18 must submit a signed parental consent to participate. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent.

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Purchase Orders for School Groups

For school groups paying via Purchase Order, please contact for processing directions. You will need your administration address and contact information for the online registration form and to generate the invoice.

Please send your payment to:

Danzantes Unidos 2014
407 Appian Way
Union City, CA 94587

The deadline to submit a Purchase Order Request is January 31, 2014. Please ensure that you follow-up promptly with payment on your end. You are solely responsible for ensuring that your group registration fees are paid in full by March 31, 2014. Other restrictions and late fees will apply.

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Registration is open, so register now!

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