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The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder Doña Amalia Hernández.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle Violeta 31, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
Alameda
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+52 55 5526 7805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey! Who reads 5-star reviews, anyway? Loved, loved, loved the show, so I really have to write one. "Ballet"? for an old humbug guy? Musical/dance tour of regional Mexico- traditional to modern (You Go, Veracruz!) If you don't smile, move, stand & clap, something is...More

Thank Bikecuspid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to see the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico while we were in Mexico City. It was truly a wonderful experience. First, the opera house is gorgeous! The murals from Diego Rivera are spectacular and the vintage Tiffiny curtain is magnificent. Second,...More

1  Thank evanp1960
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Honestly I was skeptical about attending this, I thought I would be a bit bored. But this was a really terrific evening and I highly recommend to all! There were approximately 20-25 different scenes of performance, each one with beautiful costumes, lovely music, and such...More

Thank DCJimmy58
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Beautifully choreographed, amazing costume design! Highly reccomend this for those that love the performing arts. Not only is the ballet a beautiful combination of gorgeous colors, music, and dance - but the setting in the theater inside of the Bellas Artes is worthwhile! You cannot...More

Thank Alexlc211
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The whole experience was amazing: the crowded plaza in front of the palace, the beauty and architecture of the Palace, the atmosphere, the public and the show! The show was very professional, colourful, full of energy, and some pieces were of an outstanding beauty. Bravo!

Thank josyanmadiskaff
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The Ballet Folklorico is as much if not more about the costumes as its is the dance, so treat yourself to a good seat. Otherwise, I would advise skipping it.

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Very well done with excellent dancers and great musicians. The best of the best. The costumes are incredible.

Thank Sterling_and_Dolores
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Very talented dancers, it is folkloric ballet, not classical or modern. I enjoyed typical dance styles and costumes from different regions of Mexico, it was great way to discover the country and its traditions.

Thank FrauKirsch
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Attending the Mexican folkloric ballet was a nice experience of colors and music.Something that can be improved is announcing which kind of dancing and from which part of mexico, the hay a flyer but it is a general one that doesn't says the specific function...More

1  Thank smartquest
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The palace is an amazing structure just to visit and enjoy! Beautiful architecture outside and inside. The theatre is also very impressive, and the show itself is very well done. Certainly worth it just to spend some time in this theatre and building!

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barnetjb
24 October 2018|
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Response from jcduncan2001 | Reviewed this property |
Probably yearround. Check website.
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Ezra V
28 June 2018|
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Response from A2864TNevas | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know if the season extends to August, however, when I was planning my Mexico City trip, I couldn’t confirm the schedule until a few weeks in advance ... so I recommend to keep checking in ...because it’s not... More
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mirlag50
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Response from Dayla Kay K | Reviewed this property |
The wonderful thing about the Ballet is you can usually get tickets right up to the Performance. However, if you prefer a specific section, you might want to order more in advance! Enjoy the show! You will be impressed and... More
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