This weekend there will be Dance of the Kúrpites in the Center of Morelia
MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF NEW PARANGARICUTIRO 2021-2024
Morelia, Michoacan (MiMorelia.com).- The traditional dance of the Kúrpites of Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro will arrive at the Historic Center of Morelia this Saturday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m.
At a press conference, authorities from the Municipal Culture Secretariat detailed that the activities would begin at 6:40 in the afternoon with an activation at the Plaza de Armas kiosk to later carry out a tour and end in front of the stage.
According to Pebbles Pinto Cázares, director of Concientizarte por Michoacán, the cultural event would end at approximately 8:00 p.m., to then begin the traditional lighting of the Cathedral with the song ‘Firework’ by Katy Perry.
Pinto Cázares affirmed that the Cherán Tziktziki Orchestra and the Morelia Cultural Bull will also participate, so a Saturday full of music, culture and dance is expected.
And it is that, the dance of the Kúrpites has gained international relevance, after the different artistic tours that they have carried out in the United States, France and other countries; The most recent news was the appearance of the people from San Juan who took to the streets of Qatar prior to Mexico’s first game in the World Cup.
For his part, Ángel Mahatma Ayala Pinto, director of Kúrpites Morelia, estimated the participation of approximately 50 artists who will meet at this cultural event.
“From Kúrpites Morelia there are 8 participants; The dance of palm trees 20 participants; Comparsa del toro de petate: from 10 to 15 participants; Regional Tziktziki Orchestra: 11 participants,” he explained.
Finally, Ayala Pinto assured that this activity is done “with all due respect” towards the communities of: Angaguan, Caltzonzin, and San Juan Nuevo, where this dance of the Kúrpites is traditional.
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