Enjoy a weekend of international dance and music! Learn Serbian, International and Hawaiian dance in our workshops and delight in a spectacular performance concert on Saturday night in Thiry Auditorium! Performance groups from around Texas will provide delighful folk dance and folk music entertainment. For a glimpse of the performance see our YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zugu0bqDt50 Instructor bios are included below. For more detailed information concerning the entire festival, please see www.safdf.org (Members of the National Folk Organization get special pricing--please call Lissa at 210-867-0692 or email email@example.com )ABOUT OUR WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS:Miroslav MarceticMiroslav was a leading performer, soloist and choreographer with the Serbian National Folk Ensemble "Kolo" in Belgrade, Serbia, for seventeen years and is the recipient of numerous awards for his artistic work. Under his artistic direction, many ensembles have won artistic awards. In 2004, in Toronto, Miroslav established his own dance school, "Academy of Serbian Folk Dancing" that consists of more than 350 dancers of all ages and a folk band. He simultaneously works with the international folk dance community, where he teaches Serbian and East European dances.Sanna LongdenSanna has been teaching international dancing for more than 35 years. An IFD group leader and performer in the Chicago area from 1969 to 1999, she is an instructor at camps, festivals, dance cruises, and other international teaching and performing events. Sanna is known for her relaxed and amusing workshops. She has authored numerous books on dance and music, and edits the National Folk Organization News. She also founded Pourparler, the annual gathering of people who teach dance in schools and communities.Rene'e ParkRene'e is a dancer, musician, teacher, and an advocate for cultural understanding. Rene'e has taught Hawaiian and Polynesian dances and traditions for over 25 years. She engages herself in community events such as the Texas Folklife Festival and the Texas State Fair. With her family alongside, she serves as director and choreographer for the performance group and school of Hula Halau Ohana Elikapeka. Rene'e and family pride themselves on being the official “misplaced” Hawaiians living in Texas. As an Ohana (Family), they continue their Aloha by sharing their culture and traditions with the next generations.
Visit EventBrite.com for pricing.