Published On: Thu, Nov 9th, 2017

Dance to be featured at 8th edition of the Yucatan Performing Arts Festival

The event will take place from November 10 to 18 at the Yucatan Dance Conservatory….

MERIDA — Professional dancers, students, creators, collaborators and the general public will be able to experience contemporary dance in the eighth edition of the Yucatán Performing Arts Festival (FYE), one of the most important projects of its kind in Mexico, that will take place from November 10 to 18 at the Yucatan Dance Conservatory.

In the event several dance companies will participate from cities such as Tijuana, Mexico City, Veracruz and Merida, as well as exponents from Spain, Costa Rica and Germany.

The registration to the workshops and the complete program of activities can be consulted at the portal:

Créssida Danza Contemporánea dance company (Photo: SIPSE, Milenio Novedades)

“The self-managed project, which this year will have the support of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts, the American Capital of Culture, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation and the National Network of Dance Festivals, will offer artistic performances, workshops, master classes for all the public, some of them free,” informed the event’s director, Lourdes Luna.

She indicated that the inauguration will take place this Friday November 10 at 8:00 p.m., with the presentation of the company Créssida Danza Contemporánea with the piece “Es tiempo de duraznos” (It Is Peaches Time), under her own direction.

The choreographer recalled that the festival initiative emerged eight years ago and has the objective of promoting performance proposals, giving seminars, classes, shows and talks around the contemporary-performing arts, through an intercultural collaborative spirit.


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