Story: Dalmatians

An Auckland tamburica orchestra, 1985 (2nd of 3)

An Auckland tamburica orchestra, 1985

Dalmatian clubs often formed tamburica orchestras and they played at dances and annual Yugoslav balls. With their traditional instruments, orchestras were especially popular in Auckland and Northland during the 1960s and 1970s at Friday and Saturday night dances.

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Carl Walrond, 'Dalmatians - Dalmatian culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1222/an-auckland-tamburica-orchestra-1985 (accessed 18 October 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015