Come and join the 2014 National Folk Dance Workshop


The 2014 National Folk Dance Workshop for Teachers will be held at the Jimmy L. Fernandez Center Stadia, Dagupan City, from May 19 to 23, 2013. The workshop will be conducted by the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Philippine Folk Dance Society and the Local Government of Dagupan City, in coordination with DepEd, CHED, Tesda, CSC, and DILG.

Workshop activities include learning of published and unpublished dances, Lecture-Demonstration, Forum, Street Dance, Cultural Shows, Regional Presentations, City Tour, Culminating Showcase by the participants, General Assembly of members of the PFDS, and Folk Dance Competition. There will also be an exhibit of costumes and musical instruments.

Invited to attend are teachers in all levels, dance trainors, teachers in charge of dance groups, dance directors, choreographers, teachers and students who are members of dance groups, cultural officers, and cultural events coordinators.

A registration fee of Three Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (P3,500) shall be charged to cover workshop expenses including workshop materials – dance book and CD, supplies and kits, honoraria for speakers, resource persons, staff, performing groups, and other incidental expenses. Payments in cheque should be made in the name of Samahang Tagapagtaguyod ng Katutubong Sayaw ng Pilipinas.

Participants shall take care of their own transportation, accommodations and meals. Information about possible lodging areas in Dagupan City such as hotels, dormitories, pension houses, and selected schools shall be provided especially for those coming from the regions.

Registration is on May 19, 2014 from 7:00 am to 10:00 am. Activities start at 10:30 am. Participants are encouraged to bring traditional regional costumes for the Regional Night presentation.

For inquiries, contact the following: 0916 423 0013 / 0917 905 2423 / 0939 916 4663 / 0932 888 5957
or Email : ​
Rodel M. Fronda – ​
Josefina B. Guillen – ​
Dr. Larry A. Gabao​ –
Ronnie B. Mirabuena​ –
Resty Fernandez – ​


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