THE MEXICANS FOLK BALLET

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THE MEXICANS FOLK BALLET

The Mexicans Folk Ballet created in January 2012 under de artistic direction of Jorge Zarate Tristan, is a Dance Company established in Toronto and created with the main objective of sharing and spreading the cultural roots of Mexico presenting shows based on the dynamism, aesthetics and polychrome of the Mexican folklore, in order to promote the love of the Mexican traditions and customs through the combination of dance and music supported by the great cultural heritage of Mexico.They have been collaborating in various festivals and organizations for culture and diversity of Toronto like CNE, Harbourfront Centre, Chin Picnic International Folk Competition, Global Fest, just to name a few. In June 2014 they presented their own production named “Mexico, History and Dance” at the MacMillan Theatre, Faculty of Music of University of Toronto, it was a production with a full house and got a nomination for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Vision Awards 2014 in Arts and Culture category. Despite The Mexicans Folk Ballet short time, their Artistic Director Jorge Zarate Tristan has steered the group to gain recognition from the artistic community of Toronto. The Mexicans Folk Ballet was awarded the second place in the 2012 International Folk Dance Competition at the Chin Picnic Festival, in 2014 they participate in the Festival of Cultures in Guiyang, China, in August 2015 the participate in the XVI Festival of Traditional Music and Dance of Valencia, Spain.