Ethnic Dance Festival Benefit

Saturday, June 25, 2011 7:00PM
YBCA Theater

Ethnic Dance Festival Benefit
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2011 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Benefit Evening Saturday, June 25, 7:00PM Novellus Theater at YBCA

Join us for the annual Benefit Evening featuring ten fabulous dance companies and special guest appearances by beloved Bay Area artists, a champagne and artisanal chocolate reception and the chance to win an impressive selection of 52 bottles of fine wine from around the world. This event raises the funds needed to allow the Festival to continue each year. More information at

Performances by:
  • Barangay Dance Company - Indigenous pangalay from the Philippines
  • Chuna McIntyre of Nunamta Yup’ik Eskimo Singers and Dancers - Yup’ik traditional from Alaska
  • Collage Dance Ensemble - Contemporary Transylvanian, Romanian and Hungarian folkloric
  • Kyoungil Ong - Korean traditional
  • Nimely Pan African Dance Company - Liberian folkloric
  • Murphy Irish Dance Company - Irish traditional
  • Natyalaya - Indian kuchipudi
  • Los Lupeños de San José - Mexican folklórico from Jalisco
  • OREET - Egyptian cabaret style belly dance
  • Te Mana O Te Ra - Tahitian ‘ōte‘a

Help bring the festival to life! Become the sponsor of a Festival performance for $2500
Festival Sponsors receive four VIP tickets to the Benefit, four VIP tickets to any other performance, admission to an exclusive Benefit party, in addition to printed sponsorship credit on the program book page of the dance company sponsored. For more artist sponsorship info please call Rob Taylor at World Arts West Mon-Fri 10am-5pm at 415.474.3914
Photo: RJ Muna, pictured Parangal Dance Company