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October 06, 2011

The California Folklorico Festival Presenting Workshops, Gala and Exhibition at Gavilan College

Who:   Gavilan College is proud to host the California Folklorico Festival.

What:  CAFF will be presenting a gala with professional dancers on Saturday, October 15 at 7:00 PM.

The gala will feature Compania Mexico Danza and Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro.  Tickets are $15.00 if purchased in advance, and $20.00 at the door.

On Sunday, October 16 at 11:00 AM, CAFF will present a festival showcase featuring a mix of professional and amateur dancers.  Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students & seniors.

CAFF will also be presenting workshops starting at 9:30 AM on Saturday, October 15.  They will offer morning and afternoon sessions for a variety of age levels.  Children will get to choose Sinaloa, taught by Renee Villareal, or Norte, taught by Benny Valles.

Adults will get to choose from Zacatecas taught by Miguel Angel Martinez, San Luis Potosi taught by Cipriano Galindo, and Guerrero taught by Steven KoneffKlatt.

To register for one of these workshops, please visit

Where:  The Gavilan College Theater at 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., Gilroy, 95020.  Tickets for the gala and festival showcase can be purchased at the Gavilan College Bookstore, BookSmart in Morgan Hill and Garlic City Books in Gilroy.  To register for the workshops, please visit

When:  Saturday & Sunday, October 15 & 16

Saturday:  Workshops at 9:30 AM, Gala at 7:00 PM

Sunday:  Festival showcase at 11:00 AM  

The California Folklorico Festival (CAFF) is focused on teaching dance workshops by experienced instructors.  CAFF is proud to offer professional quality folk dance instruction to all participants.

The purpose of CAFF is to enrich the dancer's knowledge, skills, and to give participants a better understanding of the traditional Mexican dances.

For more information, please call (510) 397-1980 or visit


Last modified: August 17, 2011
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