Mexico’s acclaimed national dance company in UK return to London Coliseum

Ballet Folklórico de México

Dancers and musicians from the world renowned Ballet Folklórico de México return to the British stage after more than 20 years to present a captivating spectacle of live music and dance at the London Coliseum next summer.

The announcement comes after the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall and Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto officially announced 2015 to be the bilateral Year of Mexico in the UK and Year of the UK in Mexico.

Having travelled to more than 60 countries the international cultural danced sensation has attracted universal praise and will now play a limited five performance run from July 22-25 at the Coliseum.

Established in 1952 Ballet Folklórico de México founder Amalia Hernández was driven by a passion to tell the story of her native Mexico reflecting the life and spirit of a people through movement, costume and music.

Under the current directorship of Hernández’s grandson Salvador López López, the company enthrals audiences across the globe and maintains a dynamic programme of choreography, while also performing three times a week at the Palace of Fine Arts – the foremost stage for the arts in Mexico City.

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