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Win tickets to Ballet Folklórico de México

When it comes to ballet folklorico, we’re talking here about the big leagues. Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez regularly performs at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. The company is on tour in California, and it’s returning to Fresno Aug. 8 in a performance sponsored by Arte Americas.

I have two tickets to the 7:30 p.m. performance at the Saroyan Theatre to give away to a lucky Beehive reader. 

To enter, leave a comment on this post telling us whether you’ve ever seen this world-famous company on its previous visits to Fresno — and why you’d like to win tickets. I’ll pick a winner at random.

Deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Monday. Please don’t enter more than once. I’ll be informing our winners by email on Monday at 5, so keep a watch on your inbox. If I haven’t heard from a winner by 10 a.m. Tuesday, I reserve the right to pick another. If you’re the winner, you’ll need to pick up your tickets at the Bee’s front lobby. Rules are on the jump.

Only readers who submit a comment on this post are eligible. Winners will be picked at random. Recipients will be notified by e-mail at the end of each giveaway period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have due dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of The Fresno Bee, and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to win. By accepting a giveaway, recipient consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to win.

Responses to "Win tickets to Ballet Folklórico de México"

Jennifer Vargas says:

I have never seen this group on their previous visits to Fresno but I would love the opportunity to experience their awesomeness this time around with my 5 year old daughter. I really enjoy folklórico and would like to share that with my little girl.

Anna Magaňa says:

I have been fortunate to see BF De Amelia Hernandez, many years ago during a Fresno visit. I would love to take my daughter to see the beauty and grace of the group. She loves music and dance and I believe she would greatly enjoy seeing a live performance just as I did when I was young.

Cristina medina says:

I’ve never seen their performance live but would love to take my daughter who loves dancing. She’s only three and dances around the house in her practice skirt that was brought to her from Guadalajara!

Jose Munoz says:

I haven’t had a chance to see this amazing group here in Fresno. I would love to when tickets to take my talented wife who is a local Folklorico teacher and dancer.

Dianna Marsh says:

I’ve never had the opportunity to see them while they have been in Fresno, but I did get to see them in Mexico City at the Palace of Fine Arts when I was in high school some 35 years ago. Would love to be able to see them again!

Tim Parker says:

It is exciting to have Mexican culture in Fresno

Pedro Urena says:

Good article about the ballet Folklorico. I’d really like to attend this event & enjoy the performance.

Ms.Joey says:

I’ve never seen them and would LOVE to surprise my mama with these tix!

celia garcia says:

What a great way to spend a nice Summer night with my loved ones. Music and good people.

nancy says:

Mariachi music is the best!! Me encanta :)

celia garcia says:

What a great way to spend a Summer night with loved ones. Good muisc and good people.

Lucy Gutierrez says:

I have never seen Ballet Folklorico perform. I would love to have the opportunity to see them perform here in Fresno!

Daniel Yslava says:

I have never seen the show but I am very interested to lern more about them. Do they have any shows taped online or documentaries?

Juanita Ruiz says:

Ive never had the privilege to see this group perform. I would love to see them because its brings back such good memories of my children when they danced in elementary school. Those were some of the most happiest day’s of my life because our dance group was like family

Christina Ignas says:

I have never had the privilege to see a performance but i would love to see one for the first time. My eleven year old daughter is a folklorico dancer@ her elementary school. She has been performing for three years now . I couldn’t think of a more inspirational way to show her the beautiful dance in a theatrical setting.

Andres Fierro says:

Cant wait see!!!

Rosita Arenas says:

I remember seeing them in Mexico City in 1976…it was an experience of a lifetime. ..the company is truly the most professional I have ever seen. I would love to win tickets!

Selene Diaz says:

I have never seen this company perform or any for that matter. This would be a great first experience to broaden my cultural view.

Isabel quezada says:

I’ve never attended such an event. I love to learn and be a part of my Mexican heritage and share that experience with my eleven year old Son, whose at an impressionable age. This would be a perfect opportunity to show him a piece of himself.

Yvonne valles says:

Would love to go see them!

Juan José Cabrera says:

I seen the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico years ago when I was a Student at Roosevelt High School. After seeing them live I joined the Folklorico Dance class at school & fell in Love with the Art of Mexican Folk Dance. I’d really like to go see them again & share the performance with my Fiancé.

Andrea says:

I’ve never seen the show. I am sure that the costumes would be beautiful. If selected, I definitely would love to check this out!!!

Sonia Sales says:

I have never seen them. I am portuguese but am fascinated by different cultures especially the Mexican culture. My husband is a blind musician so we try to experience as much different music and cultural events as we can.


Lori Herrera says:

Would love to see this show!

Stephanie Bradshaw says:

I love ballet folklorico de Mexico, Amalia Hernandez is a legend. It’s been many years since I’ve seen them, but remember the beautiful dancing and aspects of indigenous culture.

Consuelo Maravilla says:

I’ve never seen the troupe but with 2 Lil folklorio dancers in my home now I’d love to take them to only be further inspired.

Kassandra says:

I have never seen this company but I would love the opportunity!

Lisa says:

I would love to win these for my mom, so we can share this amazing experience together.

Maria silva says:

Que Bonita experiencia poder trasmitir a Nuestros hijos La Gran Cultura Mexicana a travez de sus Bailes Tradiccionales de Cada Estado de Nuestro Mexico Lindo y Querido.Un Excelente Show para disfrutarlo en FAMILIA.

Janet says:

Would love to see this show!

Edith says:

I have never see this show…but would love to win some tickets!

Hilda says:

I seen the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico as a young girl and would love to take my granddaughter!

Cona says:

I have never seen this show but have seen high school troupes and loved it, so I can just imagine what a professional show would be like!

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