The annual Danzantes Unidos Festival is the largest Mexican folk dance gathering in the United States. The three-day festival offers movement classes, lectures, costume showing, visual arts workshops, dance presentations and musical recitals. DUF has offered a positive outlet for the creative energies and artistic potential of folkloristas since its inception. Emphasis is placed on sharing and participation is open to all dancers regardless of age and skill level.
Over 1300 participants travel from various parts of California and the United States to attend the festival.Renowned maestros from across the United States and Mexico teach folklorico workshops designed for all age and skill levels. Folklorico groups also have an opportunity to showcase a region at the Danzantes Unidos Festival Showcase Concerts.
We celebrate the Mexican culture through folklorico by offering workshops taught by renowned maestros and providing performance opportunities for folklorico groups at our Danzantes Unidos Showcase Concerts.
Danzantes Unidos is the cultural network of Mexican folk dancers and artists. Our organization promotes and supports the Mexican Folk experience through the performing and visual arts.
Danzantes Unidos offers a variety of programs for folkloristas to learn about the Mexican culture and to develop as leaders within our community.