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Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble at Crossroads Mall in Bellevue
October 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
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! Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble was founded in 1975 and 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. 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!