May 27, 2014 > Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro presents ÒSiempre Con AlegriaÓ
Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro presents ÒSiempre Con AlegriaÓ
Submitted By Benny Valles
In celebration of its 5th anniversary the Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro proudly presents ÒSiempre Con AlegriaÓ a colorful and mesmerizing production of music, song and dance from Mexico.
Siempre Con Alegria features 30 folklorico dancers in a Ôsouth-of-the-borderÕ fiesta with a vibrant finale performed in the true spirit of a true Mexican Fiesta. Gorgeous backdrops worthy of a Broadway musical, colorful costumes and styled dancing ads sparkle to what is already a vibrant tour through MexicoÕs rich cultural heritage.
Attendees will take a journey from pre-Columbian times through the revolutionary period of the early 20th century through corridos and songs, and dances from Jalisco. Also included dances from Michoacan, Guerrero and the Huichols. Highlight includes the balletÕs debut of ÒMatachines.Ó
The Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is considered a rising star in the Northern California folklorico scene as well as in other areas of the US and is known for its creative choreography and its comprehensive performance repertoire.
Come and experience the warmth of Mexico; A diverse culture rich in tradition.
Siempre Con Alegria
Saturday May 31
3:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
San Leandro High School Arts Center
2200 Bancroft Ave, San Leandro
$20 Advance / $25 @ door