Posted 27 October, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Music, colorful and dance at International Festival of Mayan Culture

The Modern and Ballet Folklorico of Guatemala presented 23 to the 26 October at the Third International Festival of Mayan Culture "Architecture in the weather and landscape Mayab", performed in the Passage of the Revolution in Merida, Yucatán, Mexico.

The group traveled to the Mexican city, they formed 32 people between bailares, teachers and technical staff, they wore on stage where the audience enjoyed and applauded Yucatec each of your presentations and interpretations; besides admiring the costumes of various Guatemalan regions.

During the four days of the Modern Folk Ballet and appeared in Merida can hear the Ferrocarril de los Altos, Carmela, The Scream, inter alia; as well as various dances Ixil, Wedding Fair and San Juan; Dance of the Torito, Son of no light in, Chichicastenango, to end the Paabanc.

"Professional dancers have participated in more than 30 international festivals, have visited more than 100 countries which have led to the cultural and linguistic diversity that characterizes the country ", said the teacher and director of Ballet Modern and Folkloric, Fernando Juarez.

El Ballet Moderno y Folklórico, This year he came to his 50 anniversary and since 1993 supports the title of Cultural Heritage of the Nation, and the Order of the Quetzal in the Grade Grand Cross.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports