Asociación Etnografica Don Sancho

DON SANCHO was founded in 1994 as an Ethnographic Association dedicated to the collection and performance of Castilian folklore. From the moment of its creation, it has teached traditional culture to more than 1500 people in different courses, presentations and seminars for public institutions, entities, associations, federations; As well as at his Traditional Dance School in Zamora.

It poses one of the best collections of Traditional Clothing of the West of Castile and Leon, with original pieces of the XIX and XX centuries.

He has recorded and produced 3 recordings and also collaborated in the edition of the DVD "Spirits Dancing" of Zamora, as well as in different programs of Radio and Television of Castilla y León. He has produced different projects and shows of innovation in traditional culture, projects with contemporary dance, with acoustic environments of the tradition or for the diffusion of traditional culture on television.

He has organized in all its editions the International Festival of Folklore of Zamora. It organizes also periodically in collaboration with the Ethnographic Museum of Castile and Leon the Seminars of Traditional Culture in which different aspects and studies of the popular culture

It belongs to the Spanish Federation of Folklore Groups (FEAF), with Status B of UNESCO, and member of the International Council of Dance

He has represented the Folklore of Zamora and Castille in National and International Festivals, being a group that has caused great admiration and recognition for its sound, its authenticity, the variety and quality of the costumes, and its force in scene.


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