Mexican National Day Celebrated at Expo Yeosu in South Korea
The Folkloric Ballet of the State of Mexico is one of the most important dance representatives of Mexico. The performance has the objective of rescuing the history and folklore of Mexico’s traditional dances and promoting them throughout the world. They have performed around North America, Europe and Asia, including Expo Aichi 2005, Festival of Culture and Tourism, Korea 2007 and in Beijing in advance of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
At a performance attended by Secretary of Tourism Gloria Guevara, the Ballet performed a variety of traditional dances, including los Concheros, La Bamba, Jarabe Tapatio, and the legend of the volcanoes representing the origin of the Mexican volcanoes Popocatepetl and Iztacihuatl.
Click here for a Gallery of images from the Mexico National Day performance at Expo Yeosu.