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The 6th San Francisco Tamburitza Festival

  Fri - Sat, Feb 18-19, 2005         8:00 PM

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The 6th San Francisco Tamburitza Festival
February 18, 2005 8PM - Welcome Dance and Performances
February 20, 2005 1:30PM - Concert and festivities.

In the past decade the Croatian American Cultural Center has annually showcased the best tamburitza* music in California and presented nationally renowned tamburitza orchestras.

On President's Day weekend each February; the Center is filled with singing, dancing, and the music of the tamburitza. For two days the hall reverberates with a rich tapestry of tambura music both traditional and contemporary. The ensembles perform for listening, play dance tunes, polkas and waltzes and circle dances, and sing Becar tunes until the bar closes late at night.

This year's headliners are the Veseli Tamburitzans, from Cleveland, Ohio. Also performing are , Westwind International Dance Ensemble, Blue Adriatic Tamburitza Orchestra, Eszterlanc Hungarian Dance Ensemble, Slavonian Traveling Band, and Novi Stari Tamburasi with the Dalmacijo Singers.


Schedule for Friday:
7:30 PM Doors open
8PM Veseli Tamburitzans play for dancing.
9PM- Eszterlanc Hungarian Folk Ensemble will perform a Hungarian dance suite from Kalocsa (pronounced Kah-loh-cha)
9:30PM Veseli Tamburitzans plays second set.

Drinks only. Food will be available on Sunday only.

Schedule for Sunday:
1:30PM Doors open
2:30PM Concert
Blue Adriatics, Dalmacijo Singers and Novi Stari Tamburasi, Slavonian Traveling Band, Tommy Yeseta with St Anthony's Tamburitza Ensemble, Westwind International Dance Ensemble, Veseli Tamburitzans.

5PM Veseli Tamburitzans play for dancing in main hall and then move into the bar to play. Tommy Yeseta and Blue Adriatics will also play in bar.

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