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VILTIS XMAS TREE WINS 2nd PRIZE

by Vyts Beliajus
as appearing in Viltis Magazine

Viltis Dancers, San Diego, California, c1959
Viltis Dancers
take second place in a San Diego, California, Christmas tree competition in 1959.
Some members shown are Edward "Juni" Yacher (2nd from left in back),
Dick Oakes (kneeling in center next to acccordionist),
and Marjorie Ann Jones (seated at right).

Vytautas Finadar "Vyts" Beliajus was the founder and director of the Viltis Dancers in San Diego, California. The group disbanded a year after Vyts moved to Denver, Colorado, in 1958.


Some Viltis Dancers reunited 1977
Viltis Dancers Reunited
At idyllwild Workshop in 1977
Front row: Evelyn Prewett, LaDonna Rowe, Vyts Beliajus, Ginger Francis
Back row: Roy Hinton, John Hancock, Bill Francis

 

Edward Yacher, San Diego, California, 2003
Ed "Juni" Yacher
in Polish costume
from Nowy Sacz, 2003