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Saturday, May 23 • 7:55pm - 8:25pm
Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble

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Dance and Music of Croatia

Saturday May 23, 2015 7:55pm - 8:25pm PDT
Exhibition Hall (International Dance Stage)
  Dance Performance
  • Genre Central-Eastern Europe & Balkan - DANCE
  • Band Members accordion, cellovich, guitar, prim, stand up bass, tambura, violin
  • Bio Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, founded in 1975, perform music and dance of Croatia. Anacortes, home of Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, is located on Fidalgo Island in Washington State. One-quarter of the residents are descended from immigrants from another fishing village: Vela Luka, on the Island of Korčula. The performers in Vela Luka represent four generations of Croatian Americans who have introduced their culture’s extraordinary choreography, music, and instruments to audiences all over the world. Forming a cross-cultural link between the Puget Sound region and Croatia, Vela Luka strives to preserve Croatian folkways and culture for generations to come.

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