A Review Of The "Ballet Gran Folklorico De Mexico"



In November 1997 at Owensboro River Parks Center of Arts performed
a show sponsored by the Mexican government called the "Ballet Gran
Folklorico De Mexico." This show featured talented singers, dancers,
musicians, and actors. This performance tradition was based on the history
of Mexico. Arts taken from ancient Aztec and Inca rituals to modern
Mariachi.
At the show they started by introducing them as a group and began
there series of plays. They did this without introducing each skit as it
went on. All together they performed around 9 skits.
I have a few points I would like to point out. I did not like how
they did not tell what each performance was going to be about before they
did ...

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De Los Queteales- dedicated to multicolor bird
named Quetzal, 3: Festompanortena- series of dances brought by French and
Spaniards, 4: Yucaton- dances of Mayan culture, Ana Murry a.k.a. "The
dances of Ribbons." 5: Danzas Chiapanaces- dances deal with love, suffering,
and joy, 6: Fandango- performed during feast of Patron Saint, also includes
"Labamba" where couple ties a bow with their feet, 7: Donzolapuna- depicts
legend of dance of feathers, dance showing history of the takeover of
Mexico by Cortez over the leader Montazuma, 8: Ladanza Delvonado- dance of
deer. Hunters chase deer with rattles until animal gets so tired it can't
fight back anymore. It represents the eternal fight between good and evil,
9: Jalisco- series of dances accompanied by the famed Mariachis band. This
series of dances includes famous Mexican hat dance.
This concludes my review of the "Ballet Gran Folklorico De ...

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